Cashier
Cashier Cash*ier", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Cahiered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Cashiering}.] [Earlier cash, fr. F. casser to break, annul, cashier, fr. L. cassare, equiv. to cassum reddere, to annul; cf. G. cassiren. Cf. {Quash} to annul, {Cass}.] 1. To dismiss or discard; to discharge; to dismiss with ignominy from military service or from an office or place of trust. [1913 Webster]

They have cashiered several of their followers. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

He had insolence to cashier the captain of the lord lieutenant's own body guard. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

2. To put away or reject; to disregard. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Connections formed for interest, and endeared [1913 Webster]

By selfish views, [are] censured and cashiered. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

They absolutely cashier the literal express sense of the words. --Sowth. [1913 Webster]


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  • cashier — cash‧ier [kæˈʆɪə ǁ ˈʆɪr] noun [countable] 1. JOBS someone whose job is to take and pay out money in a shop, bank, hotel etc: • a supermarket cashier 2. ACCOUNTING JOBS someone who is responsible for keeping an account of the money received by and …   Financial and business terms

  • cashier — [n] bank worker accountant, banker, bursar, clerk, collector, paymaster, purser, receiver, teller, treasurer; concept 348 cashier [v] discard, expel ax*, boot*, bounce, break, can*, cast off, discharge, dismiss, displace, drum out*, fire, give a… …   New thesaurus

  • cashier — Ⅰ. cashier [1] ► NOUN ▪ a person handling payments and receipts in a shop, bank, or business. ORIGIN French caissier, from caisse cash . Ⅱ. cashier [2] ► VERB ▪ dismiss from the armed forces because of a serious misdemeanour …   English terms dictionary

  • Cashier — Cash*ier (k[a^]sh*[=e]r ), n. [F. caissier, fr. caisse. See {Cash}.] 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cashier — index comptroller, demote, discharge (dismiss), dislodge, dismiss (discharge), eliminate (exclude) …   Law dictionary

  • cashier — vb *dismiss, discharge, drop, fire, sack, bounce Analogous words: *eject, expel, oust: eliminate, disbar, *exclude, suspend Contrasted words: engage (see PROMISE): elect, appoint, *designate, name …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • cashier — cashier1 [ka shir′] n. [< MDu or MFr; MDu cassier < MFr caissier < caisse] 1. a person hired to collect and keep a record of customers payments, as in a store 2. an officer in a bank or company responsible for receipts and disbursements… …   English World dictionary

  • Cashier — This article is about the occupation. For the military term, see Cashiering. Cashier is an occupation focused on the handling of cash money. Contents 1 Retail 2 Accountancy 3 Retail banking 4 …   Wikipedia

  • cashier — I UK [kæˈʃɪə(r)] / US [kæˈʃɪr] noun [countable] Word forms cashier : singular cashier plural cashiers someone whose job is to receive or give money in a shop, bank etc II UK [kæˈʃɪə(r)] / US [kæˈʃɪr] verb [transitive] Word forms cashier : present …   English dictionary

  • cashier — An employee or a restaurant, store, or other place of business, whose duty it is to have charge of the cash register and take payments front the customers, ordinarily at a position near the exit from the place of business; the chief executive… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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