checkout counter
checkout counter checkout counter n. A counter in a supermarket where one pays for one's purchases.

Syn: checkout. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • checkout counter — n. a counter in a supermarket where you pay for your purchases. Syn: checkout. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • checkout counter — noun a counter in a supermarket where you pay for your purchases • Syn: ↑checkout • Derivationally related forms: ↑check out (for: ↑checkout) • Hypernyms: ↑counter * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • counter — coun‧ter [ˈkaʊntə ǁ ər] noun [countable] 1. COMMERCE the place where you are served in a shop, bank etc: • Please pay at the checkout counter. ˈtrade ˌcounter COMMERCE a part of a shop, factory, or website where a business can buy goods for less… …   Financial and business terms

  • checkout — n. 1. the latest time for vacating a hotel room without being charged for extra time; as, the checkout here is 12 noon. Syn: checkout time. [WordNet 1.5] 2. A counter in a supermarket or other retail store where one pays for one s purchases. Syn …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • counter — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 long flat surface ADJECTIVE ▪ checkout (AmE), post office (BrE), shop (esp. BrE), store (AmE) ▪ There was a line of people waiting at the checkout counter. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • checkout-line rage — n. Extreme anger caused by a perceived wrongdoing or a lengthy wait in the supermarket checkout line. Also: checkout line rage, checkout lane rage. Example Citations: The sin of anger has splintered into so many sub sections (think road rage,… …   New words

  • checkout — /chek owt /, n. 1. the procedure of vacating and paying for one s quarters at a hotel. 2. the time before which a hotel room must be vacated if another day s charge is not to be made. 3. an examination of fitness for performance: The checkout of… …   Universalium

  • counter — I noun the sugar is in a canister on the counter Syn: work surface, countertop, work table; bar; checkout (counter) II 1. verb 1) workers countered accusations of dishonesty Syn: respond to, parry, hit back at, answer, retort to 2) …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • counter — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. opposing, opposite, contrary, counterclockwise, cross, against. v. t. oppose; contradict; retaliate. See opposition, retaliation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. board, shelf, ledge, stand, bar, buffet,… …   English dictionary for students

  • checkout — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ supermarket ▪ express VERB + CHECKOUT ▪ go through ▪ You can t just go through the checkout without paying! CHECKOUT + NOUN …   Collocations dictionary

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