What does CASH mean?

Definitions for CASHkæʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word CASH.

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"

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

  7. Origin: [See Cashier.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cash

    kash, n. coin or money: ready money.—v.t. to turn into or exchange for money: to pay money for.—ns. Cash′-account′, an account to which nothing is carried but cash: a form of account with a bank, by which a person is entitled to draw out sums as required by way of loan to a stipulated amount—also called Cash′-cred′it; Cash′-book, a book in which an account is kept of the receipts and disbursements of money; Cashier′, a cash-keeper: one who has charge of the receiving and paying of money; Cash′-pay′ment, payment in ready money; Cash′-rail′way, a mechanical device adopted in large shops and warehouses for the interchange of cash between the counters and the cash-desk.—Hard cash, ready money; Out of cash, or In cash, without or with money: out of, or in, pocket. [A doublet of Case, a box—O. Fr. casse, a box.]

Suggested Resources

  1. cash

    Quotes by cash -- Explore a large variety of famous quotes made by cash on the Quotes.net website.

  2. cash

    Song lyrics by cash -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by cash on the Lyrics.com website.

  3. CASH

    What does CASH stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the CASH acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of CASH in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of CASH in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Torbjorn Tornqvist:

    We have plenty of cash.

  2. Tim Cook:

    Yes, we have some cash.

  3. Johnny Cash:

    Hello, I’m Johnny Cash.

  4. Gary Heathcott:

    They are a cash-poor country.

  5. Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun:

    The Plan B is around the cash calls.

Images & Illustrations of CASH


Translations for CASH

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for CASH »


Find a translation for the CASH definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these CASH definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"CASH." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 22 Apr. 2018. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/CASH>.

Are we missing a good definition for CASH? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for CASH:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.