Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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.
  • noun 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.
  • noun A money-box; a cash.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To dismiss or discard; to discharge; to dismiss with ignominy from military service or from an office or place of trust.
  • transitive verb rare To put away or reject; to disregard.
  • noun 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To dismiss (someone, especially military personnel) from service.
  • noun One who works at a till or receives payments.
  • noun Person in charge of the cash of a business or bank.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person responsible for receiving payments for goods and services (as in a shop or restaurant)
  • verb discard or do away with
  • verb discharge with dishonor, as in the army
  • noun an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From Dutch casseren.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From French caissier.

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