cash value

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noun Insurance.

the nonforfeiture value of a life-insurance policy payable to the insured in cash upon its surrender.

Nearby words

  1. cash on delivery,
  2. cash on the barrelhead,
  3. cash ratio,
  4. cash register,
  5. cash up,
  6. cash, johnny,
  7. cash-and-carry,
  8. cash-book,
  9. cash-for-questions,
  10. cash-in

Origin of cash value

First recorded in 1895–1900

Also called cash surrender value, surrender value.

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Examples from the Web for cash value

  • And this cash-value, it is needless to say, is verbatim et literatim what our empiricist account pays in.

  • And this cash-value, it is needless to say, is verbatim et liberatim what our empiricist account pays in.

    The Meaning of Truth|William James