- 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.
Idioms about cash
Origin of cash1
OTHER WORDS FROM cashcash·a·ble, adjectivecash·a·bil·i·ty, nouncash·a·ble·ness, nounun·cashed, adjective
Other definitions for cash (2 of 3)
Origin of cash2
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How to use cash in a sentence
As is the flood of investor cash and high valuations given to companies that don’t have any sales yet.Electric vehicle stocks recover, but the road may not end well|Aaron Pressman|November 18, 2020|Fortune
Arrival says the deal will leave it with about $660 million in cash to fund growth.EV startup Arrival goes public at $5.4 billion valuation in SPAC deal|dzanemorris|November 18, 2020|Fortune
It’s not a question of opening the floodgates and watching the cash pour in the way it would’ve been a year ago.FAA gives Boeing 737 Max the green light to fly again, shares soar|kdunn6|November 18, 2020|Fortune
The discounts are a clear play for people who pay for their medications with cash, whether they are uninsured or are looking to save money.Amazon Pharmacy is live: Shoppers can now order prescriptions directly through the tech giant|Rachel Schallom|November 17, 2020|Fortune
In this one rare instance, cash just seems to be a cleaner option.
Once the dowry has been cashed, there is no financial reason to keep the wife around.
I was dejected and rejected yet again by someone who cashed my checks to tell me how to deal with dejection and rejection.
Donovan was making one of his regular stops in a business where he cashed checks for a two percent fee.'Mob Wives’ Courtroom Drama Exposes Rat, But Protects Jury|Michael Daly|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And did they really ask for compensation from Katrina victims more than five years after their checks were cashed?From Katrina To Sandy, FEMA Rumors and Failures Keep Swirling|Michael Moynihan|November 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I should also mention that I have happily cashed Time Warner checks.Watching ‘Watchmen’: A Classic Comic’s Classless Return|Tim Marchman|July 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He told Horner you'd bin shot resistin' arrest, an' wanted t' see her afore yuh cashed in.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Well, he began to get careless the moment he cashed in, which was rather odd.Riders of the Silences|John Frederick
Our one legitimate hope was that Mr. S. might not have cashed the cheques before Theodore's disappearance.
Such cheques as we cashed on the Dutch Legation, or on Mr. S., were written on sheets of blank paper.
Emma informed me that you had; and that she went, at her husband's urgent request, and got them cashed.The Sheepfold and the Common, Vol. II (of 2)|Timothy East
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)
Word Origin for cash
British Dictionary definitions for cash (3 of 3)
Other Idioms and Phrases with cash
In addition to the idioms beginning with cash
- cash cow
- cash in
- cash on the barrelhead
- cold cash