Meaning of “check sth out” in the English Dictionary

"check sth out" in British English

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check sth out

phrasal verb with check uk /tʃek/ us /tʃek/ verb

(GO TO SEE)

C1 informal to go to a place in order to see what it is like:

I'm going to check out that new club.

(Definition of “check sth out” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"check sth out" in Business English

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check sth out

phrasal verb with check uk /tʃek/ us verb

to examine something or get more information about it, especially in order to make sure that it is safe, correct, or suitable:

Many firms are still not checking out how their rivals operate.
They spent two days in Orlando checking out a handful of potential sites for investment.

(Definition of “check sth out” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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