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Meaning of CASHIER

Pronunciation:  ka'sheer

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  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
 
 Definition: 
  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.
                                                   --Addison.
    
             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.
                                                   --Cowper.
    
             They absolutely cashier the literal express sense of
             the words.                            --Sowth.
    
    
 
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