Checkout vs Payment - What's the difference?

checkout | payment |


As nouns the difference between checkout and payment

is that checkout is the process of checking out of a hotel, or the latest time to vacate a room in one while payment is (uncountable) the act of paying.

checkout

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • the process of checking out of a hotel, or the latest time to vacate a room in one
  • the process of checking out items at a supermarket or library
  • the place in a supermarket where this is done
  • a test to see if some device is functioning properly
  • an inspection or investigation
  • Derived terms

    * checkout chick

    See also

    * check out * self checkout / self-scanning checkout

    payment

    English

    Noun

  • (uncountable) The act of paying.
  • (countable) A sum of money paid in exchange for goods or services.
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    Synonyms

    *

    Derived terms

    * down payment * grease payment * lubrication payment * payment in kind