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cashier

verb ca·shier \ ka-ˈshir , kə- \
Updated on: 11 Dec 2017

Definition of cashier

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

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

Recent Examples of cashier from the Web

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Origin and Etymology of cashier

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

cashier Synonyms


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cashier

noun cash·ier \ (ˌ)ka-ˈshir \

Definition of cashier

: one that has charge of money: such 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

Recent Examples of cashier from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'cashier.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Origin and Etymology of cashier

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


CASHIER Defined for English Language Learners

cashier

verb

Definition of cashier for English Language Learners

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


cashier

noun

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

noun cash·ier \ ka-ˈshir \

Definition of cashier for Students

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


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