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Meaning of CASHIER

Pronunciation:  ka'sheer

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
  2. [v]  discharge with dishonor, as in the army
  3. [v]  discard or do away with; "cashier the literal sense of this word"

CASHIER is a 7 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bank clerk, teller
 See Also: abolish, banker, discharge, free, get rid of



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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.
  2. \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.
             They have cashiered several of their followers.
             He had insolence to cashier the captain of the lord
             lieutenant's own body guard.          --Macaulay.
    2. To put away or reject; to disregard. [R.]
             Connections formed for interest, and endeared
             By selfish views, [are] censured and cashiered.
             They absolutely cashier the literal express sense of
             the words.                            --Sowth.
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