clock out

clock out
a) To end work; to officially record a time when one terminates a period of work.

If we clock out now we can be at the bar by happy hour.

b) To officially record a work-termination time for.

They stated that the reason they were late was because their relief did not arrive in time for them to return to the guard house and clock out.

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