verb (used with object)
- to win (a trick) by leading an assured winner.
- to lead (an assured winner) in order to win a trick:He cashed his ace and led the queen.
- to turn in and get cash for (one's chips), as in a gambling casino.
- to end or withdraw from a business agreement; convert one's assets into cash.
- Slang. to die: After her parents cashed in, she lived with her grandmother.
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Idioms for cash
Origin of cash1
OTHER WORDS FROM cashcash·a·ble, adjectivecash·a·bil·i·ty, nouncash·a·ble·ness, nounun·cashed, adjective
Words nearby cash
Definition for cash (2 of 3)
noun, plural cash.
Origin of cash2
Definition for cash (3 of 3)
Example sentences from the Web for cash
The campaign must report its cash on hand for the end of August by Sunday’s regulatory deadline.Election live updates: Trump returns to Wisconsin; Biden to face live audience at town hall|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
For a little extra cash up front, it significantly increases the protection for your machine.
In theory, CBD could be a cash cow for publishers’ commerce operations, thanks to exploding consumer interest in the category and audiences of stressed out people who have spent much of 2020 stuck in their homes.‘An educational stance’: Publishers mull CBD’s alluring – and complex – commerce opportunities|Max Willens|September 17, 2020|Digiday
The company is not the only one that wants to parlay a cash transfer app into a banking empire—PayPal is rushing to do the same with its Venmo app.
Today, more than half of the world’s 193 countries will trade citizenship or residency for cash.Covid-19 is shaking up the citizenship by investment industry|Annabelle Timsit|September 16, 2020|Quartz
One that they cannot cash in at the bank to pay for their flats.One Vogue Cover Doesn’t Solve Fashion’s Big Race Problem|Danielle Belton|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Crain posted a cash bond of $102.50 apiece shortly before 1:30 P.M., and they returned to the Castle Hotel.How Martin Luther King Jr. Influenced Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change Is Gonna Come’|Peter Guralnick|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Mister Ham in need of cash: That is something a lot of people will not believe.
Hitchcock was quick to add he didn't see the cash exchange hands, but he doesn't doubt it happened.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He pointed a pistol at a grocery checkout woman and swiped whatever cash he could into his pockets before booking it.
Were you ever arrested, having in your custody another man's cash, and would rather go to gaol, than break it?
The “Compañia General de Tabacos” lost about ₱30,000 in cash in addition to the damage done to their offices and property.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
The promoters went his security and put up the cash into the bargain, and he went back to the publishing house victorious.
His wife had sold her relinquishment on the claim that he had spent thirty-five hundred dollars cash for.
It was very annoying—more than ever—to the Elder when he was required to put up twenty-five dollars in cash as a retainer.
British Dictionary definitions for cash (1 of 3)
Derived forms of cashcashable, adjective
Word Origin for cash
British Dictionary definitions for cash (2 of 3)
noun plural cash
Word Origin for cash
British Dictionary definitions for cash (3 of 3)
Idioms and Phrases with cash
In addition to the idioms beginning with cash
- cash cow
- cash in
- cash on the barrelhead
- cold cash