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tell·er

 (tĕl′ər)
n.
1. One who tells: a teller of tall tales.
2.
a. A bank employee who receives and pays out money.
b. An automated teller machine.
3. A person appointed to count votes in a legislative assembly.

tell′er·ship′ n.

teller

(ˈtɛlə)
n
1. (Banking & Finance) another name for cashier12
2. (Parliamentary Procedure) a person appointed to count votes in a legislative body, assembly, etc
3. a person who tells; narrator
ˈtellerˌship n

Teller

(ˈtɛlə)
n
(Biography) Edward. 1908–2003, US nuclear physicist, born in Hungary: a major contributor to the development of the hydrogen bomb (1952)

tell•er

(ˈtɛl ər)

n.
1. a person employed in a bank to receive or pay out money over the counter.
2. one that tells, relates, or communicates; narrator.
3. a person who counts or enumerates, as one appointed to count votes in a legislative body.
[1300–50]

Tel•ler

(ˈtɛl ər)

n.
Edward, born 1908, U.S. physicist, born in Hungary.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Teller - United States physicist (born in Hungary) who worked on the first atom bomb and the first hydrogen bomb (1908-2003)
2.teller - an official appointed to count the votes (especially in legislative assembly)
canvasser - a person who takes or counts votes
functionary, official - a worker who holds or is invested with an office
3.teller - an employee of a bank who receives and pays out moneyteller - an employee of a bank who receives and pays out money
banker - a financier who owns or is an executive in a bank
4.teller - someone who tells a storyteller - someone who tells a story    
anecdotist, raconteur - a person skilled in telling anecdotes
fabulist - a person who tells or invents fables
griot - a storyteller in West Africa; perpetuates the oral traditions of a family or village
speaker, talker, verbaliser, verbalizer, utterer - someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous); "the speaker at commencement"; "an utterer of useful maxims"
Translations
pokladníkvypravěč-ka
kassererfortæller
kertoja
bankovni blagajnik
bankpénztároselbeszélõ
sögumaîur
話し手
이야기하는 사람
bankový pokladník
blagajnik
kassör
พนักงานรับฝาก-ถอนเงินในธนาคาร
anlatıcıbanka veznedarımasalcıöykü anlatan kimse
người kể chuyện

teller

[ˈteləʳ] N
1. [of story] → narrador(a) m/f
2. (US, Scot) (in bank) → cajero/a m/f; (at election) → escrutador(a) m/f

teller

[ˈtɛlər] n (in bank)caissier/ière m/f, guichetier/ière m/f

teller

n
(in bank) → Kassierer(in) m(f)
(= vote counter)Stimmenauszähler(in) m(f)
(of story)Erzähler(in) m(f)
(esp US: = cash machine) → Geldautomat m

teller

[ˈtɛləʳ] n
a. (of story) → narratore/trice
b. (person, in bank) → cassiere/a; (at election) → scrutatore/trice

tell

(tel) past tense, past participle told (tould) verb
1. to inform or give information to (a person) about (something). He told the whole story to John; He told John about it.
2. to order or command; to suggest or warn. I told him to go away.
3. to say or express in words. to tell lies / the truth / a story.
4. to distinguish; to see (a difference); to know or decide. Can you tell the difference between them?; I can't tell one from the other; You can tell if the meat is cooked by/from the colour.
5. to give away a secret. You mustn't tell or we'll get into trouble.
6. to be effective; to be seen to give (good) results. Good teaching will always tell.
ˈteller noun
1. a person who receives or pays out money over the counter at a bank.
2. a person who tells (stories). a story-teller.
ˈtelling adjective
having a great effect. a telling argument.
ˈtellingly adverb
ˈtelltale adjective
giving information (often which a person would not wish to be known). the telltale signs of guilt.
I told you so
I told or warned you that this would happen, had happened etc, and I was right. `I told you so, but you wouldn't believe me.
tell off to scold: The teacher used to tell me off for not doing my homework ( ˌtelling-ˈoff: He gave me a good telling-off) noun
tell on
1. to have a bad effect on. Smoking began to tell on his health.
2. to give information about (a person, usually if they are doing something wrong). I'm late for work – don't tell on me!
tell tales
to give away secret or private information about the (usually wrong) actions of others. You must never tell tales.
tell the time
to (be able to) know what time it is by looking at a clock etc or by any other means. He can tell the time from the position of the sun; Could you tell me the time, please?
there's no telling
it is impossible to know. There's no telling what he'll do!
you never can tell
it is possible. It might rain – you never can tell.

teller

أَمِيـنُ الصُّنْدُوق pokladník kasserer Erzähler ταμίας cajero, narrador kertoja caissier bankovni blagajnik cassiere 話し手 이야기하는 사람 kasbediende forteller narrator caixa рассказчик kassör พนักงานรับฝาก-ถอนเงินในธนาคาร anlatıcı người kể chuyện 出纳员
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