- the collection of union dues by employers through compulsory deduction from each worker's wages.
- a voluntary contribution from one's income tax for a specific purpose, as the public financing of election campaigns, made by checking off the appropriate box on a tax return.
- Football. audible(def 2).
Origin of checkoff
1910–15, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase check off
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He barely glanced at them, punched a mark for each on his checkoff sheet, and handed them back.Badge of Infamy
Lester del Rey