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Princeton's WordNet

  1. teller, cashier, bank clerknoun

    an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money

  2. cashierverb

    a person responsible for receiving payments for goods and services (as in a shop or restaurant)

  3. cashierverb

    discard or do away with

    "cashier the literal sense of this word"

  4. cashierverb

    discharge with dishonor, as in the army

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cashiernoun

    one who has charge of money; a cash keeper; the officer who has charge of the payments and receipts (moneys, checks, notes), of a bank or a mercantile company

    Etymology: [F. caissier, fr. caisse. See Cash.]

  2. Cashierverb

    to dismiss or discard; to discharge; to dismiss with ignominy from military service or from an office or place of trust

    Etymology: [F. caissier, fr. caisse. See Cash.]

  3. Cashierverb

    to put away or reject; to disregard

    Etymology: [F. caissier, fr. caisse. See Cash.]


  1. Cashier

    In a shop, a cashier is a person who scans the goods through a machine called a cash register that the customer wishes to purchase at the retail store. The items are scanned by a Barcode positioned somewhere on the item. This is done by the use of laser technology. After all of the goods have been scanned, the cashier then collects the payment for the goods or services exchanged, records the amount received, makes change, and issues receipts or tickets to customers. Cashiers will record amounts received and may prepare reports of transactions, reads and record totals shown on cash register tape and verify against cash on hand. A cashier may be required to know value and features of items for which money is received; may cash checks; may give cash refunds or issue credit memorandums to customers for returned merchandise; and may operate ticket-dispensing machines and the like. In one form or another, cashiers have been around for thousands of years. In many businesses, such as grocery stores, the cashier is a "stepping stone" position. Many employers require employees to be cashiers in order to move up to customer service or other positions.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cashier

    kash-ēr′, v.t. to dismiss from a post in disgrace: to discard or put away: to annul.—ns. Cashier′er, one who cashiers; Cashier′ing, a punishment for officers in the army and navy, severer than dismissal, inasmuch as it disqualifies from entering the public service in any capacity; Cashier′ment, dismissal. [Dut. casseren, to cashier—L. cassāre, cassus, void, empty.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. cashier

    To dismiss from the service with ignominy. An officer thus dismissed is understood to be excluded from the service thereafter. A dismissed officer may be restored; a cashiered officer is deemed unworthy of the indulgence.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cashier in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cashier in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of cashier in a Sentence

  1. Dennis Hof:

    We have guys carrying duffle bags full of cash right up to our cashier’s window, and we’ve had to install a safe the size of Fort Knox to hold it all, not that I mind good old fashioned cold cash, but Bitcoin is making it so much more practical for those same clients to live out their sexual fantasies here at The Bunny Ranch without literally having to carry a lot of excess baggage.

  2. Linda Solomon:

    She was the heart and soul of our city. She did everything for our city, she once said when I'm not on stage, I am Linda Solomon next door. I would see Aretha Franklin at Kroger's. I went to the cashier and said,' Did you see Aretha in the produce aisles ?' She said,' She's always here.' She was down to earth, she was unassuming, she was wonderful to work with.

  3. Brandon Brown:

    The cashier spot is still the most dangerous since every customer passes this area and stands there for some time while groceries are moving down the counter.

  4. Yaron Galai:

    Online ads might be annoying, but so is the cashier at your bookstore. But you probably never told yourself: “I want these books and magazines, but that payment part is really annoying… It’s an interruption in my day to stand in line and take out my credit card. So I’ll just take all the books I wanted and walk out the store without the annoying part!”.

  5. John Scudder:

    Going forward ... a cashier who fails a secret-shopper check will be subjected to disciplinary action, up to and including termination.

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