check into - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theycheck into
he/she/itchecks into
present participlechecking into
past tensechecked into
past participlechecked into
  1. 1
    check into something to arrive at a hotel or a private hospital where you have arranged to stay and give your personal details to the person working at the reception desk

    We won’t be able to check into the hotel until 3 o’clock.

  2. 2
    check into something to try to find out more information about a particular subject

    I’ll check into the tours and see how much they cost.

  3. 3
    to use a smartphone to show on social media that you have arrived at a place

    Adrian Richards checked into the Theatre Royal, Norwich.

See also main entry: check