cash register

noun
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of cash register

: a business machine that usually has a money drawer, indicates the amount of each sale, and records the amount of money received

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First Known Use of cash register

1879


CASH REGISTER Defined for English Language Learners

cash register

noun

Definition of cash register for English Language Learners

  • : a machine used in a store, restaurant, etc., that calculates the amount of cash due for a sale and has a drawer for holding money


CASH REGISTER Defined for Kids

cash register

noun

Definition of cash register for Students

: a machine used in a business to calculate the amount of cash due for a sale and having a drawer to hold money

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