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cashier

1

[ ka-sheer ]

noun

  1. an employee, as in a market or department store, who collects payments for customer purchases.
  2. an executive who has charge of money, especially one who superintends monetary transactions, as in a bank.
  3. an employee of a business establishment who keeps a record of financial transactions.


cashier

2

[ ka-sheer ]

verb (used with object)

  1. to dismiss (a military officer) from service, especially with disgrace.
  2. to discard; reject.

cashier

1

/ kæˈʃɪə /

noun

  1. a person responsible for receiving payments for goods, services, etc, as in a shop
  2. Also calledteller an employee of a bank responsible for receiving deposits, cashing cheques, and other financial transactions; bank clerk
  3. any person responsible for handling cash or maintaining records of its receipt and disbursement


cashier

2

/ kæˈʃɪə /

verb

  1. to dismiss with dishonour, esp from the armed forces
  2. rare.
    to put away or discard; reject
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Word History and Origins

Origin of cashier1

First recorded in 1570–80; from Middle French caissier “custodian of a money-box” (perhaps via Dutch ), equivalent to caisse “money-box” (from Provençal caissa, from Latin capsa “a case”) + -ier noun suffix; case 2, -ier 2

Origin of cashier2

1570–80; < Middle Dutch kasseren < Middle French casser to break, discharge, annul < Latin quassāre to shatter; quash
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Word History and Origins

Origin of cashier1

C16: from Dutch cassier or French caissier, from casse money chest; see case ²

Origin of cashier2

C16: from Middle Dutch kasseren, from Old French casser, from Latin quassāre to quash
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Example Sentences

A grocery store cashier gets to move to the front of the line in Kansas, but not New Jersey.

“It’s been totally normal,” a cashier said as he scanned trade-ins.

I promise, when a cashier politely asks a customer to follow the rules, or double-checks that an order is correct before charging the customer's card, it is done from a place of compassion.

That would include people like Dollar General’s cashiers doing customer-facing work.

From Quartz

The cashier passed my order to the chef, who served me within a few minutes.

From Ozy

Even the cashier realizes that they were trying to get away with $300 worth of box sets for $3.

Her father was a war amputee on benefits; her mother a cashier at a skating rink.

For a number of years, she worked as a cashier at a Burger King in Overland.

A separate cashier next to the checkout counter rings up “call ahead” orders.

He pays, courteous as ever to the cashier, and when I thank him for lunch, he thanks me.

Suppose your package is stolen by the cashier or paying teller, is the bank responsible?

Duncombe indeed had his own reasons for hating Montague, who had turned him out of the place of Cashier of the Excise.

He had in his hands, as cashier, more than double that sum in good milled silver.

Save the cashier at her boxed-in desk and money drawer, she was the only woman in that room full of officers.

He was regarding, speculatively, the back of young Ovid Nixon, the assistant cashier.

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