Definition of Cash register

1. Noun. A cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill.

Exact synonyms: Register
Terms within: Adding Machine, Totaliser, Totalizer
Generic synonyms: Cashbox, Money Box, Till

Definition of Cash register

1. Noun. A machine that tabulates the amount of sales transactions, makes a permanent and cumulative record of them, and has a drawer in which cash can be kept. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cash Register

cash games
cash in
cash in hand
cash in on
cash in one's chips
cash instrument
cash instruments
cash leakage
cash machine
cash machines
cash money
cash on delivery
cash out
cash position
cash price
cash register (current term)
cash registers
cash solvent
cash strapped
cash surrender value
cash up

Literary usage of Cash register

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1. Reports of Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Oregon by Oregon Supreme Court (1908)
"1905, during which time the aforesaid National cash register was in the possession ... White, said cash register being situated in the building known as No. ..."

2. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1921)
"Where a cash register was not as represented by the seller and a new contract was ... Action by the National cash register Company against the GG Henderson ..."

3. Trusts, Pools, and Corporations by William Zebina Ripley (1916)
"THE NATIONAL cash register CASE1 The proceedings against this substantial monopoly are significant because of their persistence ; because of their nature, ..."

4. Trust Dissolution by Merle Raymond Thompson (1919)
"THE NATIONAL cash register COMPANY The National cash register Company has excelled all American trusts, with the possible exception of the Standard Oil, ..."

5. Annual Proceedings: Addresses, Reports, Bibliographies and Discussions (1915)
"The National cash register Company Dayton, Ohio Miss KATHARINE HUEY The Curtis Publishing Company Independence Square, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania MB HUGHES ..."

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