Definitions for CASHkæʃ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. money in the form of coins or banknotes, esp. that issued by a government.

    Category: Business

  2. money or an equivalent, as a check, paid at the time of making a purchase.

    Category: Business

  3. (v.t.)to give or obtain cash for (a check, money order, etc.).

  4. to win (a card trick) by leading an assured winner. to lead (an assured winner) in order to win a trick.

    Category: Games

  5. cash in, to turn in and get cash for (one's chips), as in a gambling casino. to convert one's assets into cash. Slang. to die.

    Category: Verb Phrase, Games, Business, Status (usage)

  6. cash in on, to profit from; use to one's advantage.

    Category: Verb Phrase

Origin of cash:

1590–1600; appar. back formation from cashier1



  1. any of several low-denomination coins of China, India, and the East Indies, esp. a Chinese copper coin.

    Category: Numismatics

Origin of cash:

1590–1600; < Pg caixa < Tamil kācu copper coin < Skt

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cash, hard cash, hard currency(noun)

    money in the form of bills or coins

    "there is a desperate shortage of hard cash"

  2. cash, immediate payment(noun)

    prompt payment for goods or services in currency or by check

  3. Cash, Johnny Cash, John Cash(verb)

    United States country music singer and songwriter (1932-2003)

  4. cash, cash in(verb)

    exchange for cash

    "I cashed the check as soon as it arrived in the mail"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. cash(noun)æʃ

    coins and bills, not credit cards

    $100 in cash; I paid cash for it.; The store only takes cash.

  2. cashæʃ

    money of all kinds

    I don't have much cash right now.

  3. cash(verb)æʃ

    to receive money in exchange for a check

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cash(noun)

    a place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box

  2. Cash(noun)

    ready money; especially, coin or specie; but also applied to bank notes, drafts, bonds, or any paper easily convertible into money

  3. Cash(noun)

    immediate or prompt payment in current funds; as, to sell goods for cash; to make a reduction in price for cash

  4. Cash(verb)

    to pay, or to receive, cash for; to exchange for money; as, cash a note or an order

  5. Cash(verb)

    to disband

  6. Cash

    a Chinese coin


  1. Cash

    In English vernacular cash refers to money in the physical form of currency, such as banknotes and coins. In bookkeeping and finance, cash refers to current assets comprising currency or currency equivalents that can be accessed immediately or near-immediately. Cash is seen either as a reserve for payments, in case of a structural or incidental negative cash flow or as a way to avoid a downturn on financial markets.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CASH' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1271

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CASH' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1446

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'CASH' in Nouns Frequency: #581

Translations for CASH

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


coins or paper money, not cheques, credit cards etc

Do you wish to pay cash?

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