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Cash - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Cash' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Cash [ n.]
- A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box.
- Ready money; especially, coin or specie; but also applied to bank notes, drafts, bonds, or any paper easily convertible into money
- Immediate or prompt payment in current funds; as, to sell goods for cash; to make a reduction in price for cash.
2 . Cash [ n.sing & pl.]
- A Chinese coin.
3 . Cash [ v. t.]
- To pay, or to receive, cash for; to exchange for money; as, cash a note or an order.
- To disband.

Meaning of 'Cash' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . cash [ n]
Meaning (1):
- money in the form of bills or coins
Example in sentence:
  • there is a desperate shortage of hard cash
2 . cash [ v]
Meaning (2):
- exchange for cash
Example in sentence:
  • I cashed the check as soon as it arrived in the mail