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cash1 / kash/ • n. money in coins or notes, as distinct from checks, money orders, or credit: the staff were paid in cash a discount for cash. ∎  money in any form, esp. that which is immediately available. • v. [tr.] give or obtain notes or coins for (a check or money order). ∎  Bridge lead (a high card) so as to take the opportunity to win a trick. PHRASAL VERBS: cash in inf. take advantage of or exploit (a situation): the breweries were cashing in on the rediscovered taste for real ales. cash something in convert an insurance policy, savings account, or other investment into money. cash something outanother way of saying cash something in.DERIVATIVES: cash·a·ble adj. cash2 • n. (pl. same) hist. a coin of low value from China, southern India, or Southeast Asia.

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cash †money-box; money. XVI. — F. †casse, or its source, It. cassa :- L. capsa CASE 2.

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