cashier

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1ca·shier

verb \ka-ˈshir, kə-\

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

Full Definition of CASHIER

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

Examples of CASHIER

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

Origin of CASHIER

Dutch casseren, from Middle French casser to discharge, annul — more at quash
First Known Use: 1592

2cash·ier

noun \(ˌ)ka-ˈshir\

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

Full Definition of CASHIER

:  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 of CASHIER

Dutch or Middle French; Dutch kassier, from Middle French cassier, from casse money box
First Known Use: 1593

Other Business Terms

amortize, caveat emptor, clearinghouse, divest, due diligence, emolument, green-collar, marque, overhead, perquisite

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