Definition of cash register in English:

Share this entry

cash register


A machine used in shops that has a drawer for money and totals, displays, and records the amount of each sale.
Example sentences
  • I walked quickly back to the counter and pulled out a piece of paper and pen from a drawer below the cash register.
  • You're more likely to end up with dust on the countertops than money in the cash register.
  • There was a time when the only type of register to be found in a supermarket was the cash register that held the money at the checkout.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: cash regis|ter

Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.