American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The officer of a bank or business concern in charge of paying and receiving money.
- n. A store employee who handles cash transactions with customers.
- v. To dismiss from a position of command or responsibility, especially for disciplinary reasons. See Synonyms at dismiss.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To dismiss from an office or place of trust by annulling the commission by virtue of which it is held.
- Figuratively, to dismiss or discard from service or from association.
- To reject; put out of account; disregard.
- To abolish; do away with; get rid of.
- n. One who has charge of cash or money; one who superintends the routine monetary transactions of a bank or other commercial concern; a cash-keeper.
- n. A money-box; a cash.
- v. To dismiss (someone, especially military personnel) from service.
- n. One who works at a till or receives payments.
- n. Person in charge of the cash of a business or bank.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. 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.
- v. To dismiss or discard; to discharge; to dismiss with ignominy from military service or from an office or place of trust.
- v. rare To put away or reject; to disregard.
- n. a person responsible for receiving payments for goods and services (as in a shop or restaurant)
- v. discard or do away with
- v. discharge with dishonor, as in the army
- n. an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
- From French caissier. (Wiktionary)
- Dutch cassier or French caissier, both from French caisse, money box, from Old Provençal caisa, from Vulgar Latin *capsea, from Latin capsa, case.Dutch casseren, from Old French casser, to dismiss, annul; see quash1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“If a cashier is making 35K a year should they be making as much as a teacher starting?”
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“Me: (looking down at full cart as cashier is unloading and blithely running each item over the computer scanner as the subtotal surpasses the hundred mark.”
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