cashier

A cashier is someone who works at a store ringing up people's purchases. Most cashiers use a cash register for keeping money and making change.

Fast food restaurants, grocery stores, and book shops all hire cashiers to scan purchases or manually enter their prices into a register, process the customer's payment, and put the items in bags. In Britain, you can also call a bank teller a cashier. The word is from the Middle French caissier, "treasurer," which comes from caisse, "money box."

Primary Meanings of cashier

1.
n
a person responsible for receiving payments for goods and services (as in a shop or restaurant)
2.
v
discard or do away with
Full Definitions of cashier
1

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

Type of:
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
a human being

n an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money

Synonyms:
bank clerk, teller
Type of:
banker
a financier who owns or is an executive in a bank
2

v discard or do away with

cashier the literal sense of this word”
Type of:
abolish, get rid of
do away with

v discharge with dishonor, as in the army

Type of:
discharge, free
free from obligations or duties

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