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cashier

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verb ca·shier \ka-ˈshir, kə-\

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 Medieval 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\

Definition of cashier

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

Origin and Etymology of cashier

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


First Known Use: 1593


CASHIER Defined for English Language Learners

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cashier

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verb ca·shier \ka-ˈshir, kə-\

Definition of cashier for English Language Learners

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


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cashier

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noun cash·ier \(ˌ)ka-ˈshir\

Definition of cashier for English Language Learners

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


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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