Cash definition

kăsh
Money in the form of bills or coins; currency.
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Money paid in currency or by check.

Paid in cash.

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The definition of cash is currency and coins, or the money a person has on hand.

An example of cash is having twenty three dollars and sixty eight cents in your wallet.

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Liquid assets including bank deposits and marketable securities.
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To exchange for or convert into ready money.

Cash a check; cash in one's gambling chips.

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Any of various Asian coins of small denomination, especially a copper and lead coin with a square hole in its center.
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Money that a person actually has, including money on deposit; esp., ready money.
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Bills and coins; currency.
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Money or its equivalent, as a check or money order, paid at the time of purchase, as opposed to credit.
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To give or get cash for.

To cash a check.

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Of, for, requiring, or made with cash.

A cash sale.

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Any of several Chinese or Indian coins of small value; esp., a Chinese coin with a square hole in the center.
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(person) 1932-2003; U.S. country music singer & composer.
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Money in the form of notes/bills and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks or electronic transactions.
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Cash means to exchange, give, get or convert something for coin or currency.

An example of to cash is exchanging your casino chips for money.

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(informal) Money.
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(Canada) Cash register.
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(archaic) A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box.
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To exchange (a check/cheque) for money in the form of notes/bills.
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(poker slang) To obtain a payout from a tournament.
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Any of several low-denomination coins of India or China, especially the Chinese copper coin.
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A surname​.
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(bridge) To lead and take a trick with (the highest remaining card in a suit, often, specif., an established suit)
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cash on the barrelhead
  • Immediate payment:
    You must pay cash on the barrelhead; we don't offer credit.
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cash in
  • to exchange for cash
  • to die
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cash in on
  • to get profit or profitable use from
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cash out
  • to sell a stock, bond, property, etc. and convert the value into cash
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

Origin of cash

  • Obsolete French casse money box (from Norman French case2) or from Italian cassa (from Latin capsa case)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Portuguese caixa from Tamil kācu a small coin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French caisse (“money box”), from Old Provençal caissa, from Old Italian cassa, from Latin capsa (“box, case”), from capio (“I take, I seize, I receive”), from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (“to grasp”).

    From Wiktionary

  • From Tamil காசு (kāsu).

    From Wiktionary

  • See cashier.

    From Wiktionary