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cashier

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verb ca·shier \ka-ˈshir, kə-\

Simple Definition of cashier

  • : to remove (a person) from a position for doing something wrong

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cashier

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to dismiss from service; especially :  to dismiss dishonorably

  3. 2 :  reject, discard

Examples of cashier in a sentence

  1. He was cashiered from the army.

  2. <was abruptly cashiered after money was found missing from the safe>



Origin and Etymology of cashier

Dutch casseren, from Middle French casser to discharge, annul — more at quash


First Known Use: 1592


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cashier

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noun cash·ier \(ˌ)ka-ˈshir\

Simple Definition of cashier

  • : a person whose job is to take in or give out money in a store, bank, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cashier

  1. :  one that has charge of money: as a :  a high officer in a bank or trust company responsible for moneys received and expended b :  one who collects and records payments c :  an employee (as in a store) who handles monetary transactions

Origin and Etymology of cashier

Dutch or Middle French; Dutch kassier, from Middle French cassier, from casse money box


First Known Use: 1593


CASHIER Defined for Kids

cashier

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noun cash·ier \ka-ˈshir\

Definition of cashier for Students

  1. :  a person who is responsible for giving out or taking in money (as in a bank or store)





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