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See also: checkin, check-in, and checkin'




check in (third-person singular simple present checks in, present participle checking in, simple past and past participle checked in)

  1. To announce or record one's arrival at a hotel, airport etc.
  2. To contact another person in order to keep the other person informed of one's situation.
    • 2016, Carla Tantillo Philibert, Everyday SEL in Elementary School, →ISBN:
      During the 2 minutes of music, students first PAUSE to check in with how they are feeling.
  3. (transitive) To return (a book to a library, source code to a repository, etc.).
  4. To visit in order to see how someone is doing.
    • 2017 January 26, Christopher D. Shea, “‘T2 Trainspotting’: The Early Reviews”, in New York Time[1]:
      The sequel checks in with the unmoored but largely lovable characters from the first movie as they face middle age.

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