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English definition of “check out (something)”

check out (something)

(DECIDE IF TRUE) phrasal verb with check    /tʃek/ verb
(of information ) to seem to be true because it agrees with other information , or to discover whether information agrees with other information and is therefore likely to be true : Her statement checks out with most of the eyewitness reports . The commissioner sent an investigator to check out the rumors .
(Definition of check out (something) (DECIDE IF TRUE) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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