Definition of Clerk

1. Noun. An employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts).




2. Verb. Work as a clerk, as in the legal business.
Generic synonyms: Work
Derivative terms: Clerking

3. Noun. A salesperson in a store.
Exact synonyms: Salesclerk, Shop Assistant, Shop Clerk
Generic synonyms: Sales Rep, Sales Representative, Salesperson
Specialized synonyms: Shop Boy, Shop Girl
Derivative terms: Clerkship
Language type: Britain

Definition of Clerk

1. n. A clergyman or ecclesiastic.

Definition of Clerk

1. Noun. One who occupationally works with records, accounts, letters, etc.; an office worker. ¹

2. Noun. A facilitator of a Quaker meeting for business affairs ¹

3. Verb. To act as a clerk, to perform the duties or functions of a clerk ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Clerk

1. to serve as a clerk (an office worker) [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Clerk

clericalist
clericalists
clerically
clericals
clericity
clerick
clerics
clerid
clerid beetle
clerids
clerihew
clerihews
clerisies
clerisy
clerite
clerk (current term)
clerk-ale
clerk-ales
clerkdom
clerkdoms
clerked
clerkess
clerkesses
clerking
clerkish
clerkishly
clerkless
clerklier
clerkliest
clerklike

Literary usage of Clerk

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report by Washington (State), Washington (State) Auditor's office, Auditor's Office (1898)
"Goldie • Assistant enrolling clerk 3 50 154 00 Eshelman, ... James C Committee clerk 3 50 63 00 Hagood, R. WI Assistant secretary 5 00 325 00 Garland, ..."

2. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Grant Mauer. НЛ..Н. the Prince Philip. Duke of Edinburgh. EG Han. clerk. ... clerk. AT RecJ. Provincial House. 08-106 Cannon Street. EC». ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1856)
"a “ clerk in orders ; “ and the parish clerk be termed a “ lay clerk,” which term is now legally applicable under the act of 7 & 8 Vict. c. ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: In the by Great Britain Court of Chancery, John Scott Eldon (1818)
"Dec. or a clerk in Court ought to be concerned for all Parties ; and many Instances have occurred of great Abuse arising from it; yet k has not been thought ..."

5. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1903)
"City clerk. 10 pam. Philadelphia, Pa.—Bureau of Highways. Commrs. 1 pam. ... Cily clerk. 1 vol. National Elec. Light Assoc. 2 bound vol. New Bedford. Mass. ..."

6. Transactions by Ecclesiological Society (1905)
"The gist canon of 1603 reiterates the old law concerning the right of the priest, and not of the parish, to choose the clerk. At the present time the power ..."

7. Publications by Hampshire Record Society, Winchester, Winchester Hampshire Record Society, American peace society, Algernon Sidney Crapsey, Ernest Howard Crosby, W. Evans Darby, John Hyde De Forest, Charles Edward Jefferson, Augustine Jones, Mrs. L. J. Mead, J. H. Ral (1891)
"... clerk.—[3.] Round green seal; a fleur-de-lis : " Sigill' Ricardi de ... clerk, Mathew de Monasterio, Peter the Forester.—[136. ..."

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