Definify.com

Webster 1913 Edition


Cash

Cash

(kăsh)
,
Noun.
[F.
caisse
case, box, cash box, cash. See
Case
a box.]
A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box.
[Obs.]
This bank is properly a general
cash
, where every man lodges his money.
Sir W. Temple.
£20,000 are known to be in her
cash
.
Sir R. Winwood.
2.
(Com.)
(a)
Ready money; especially, coin or specie; but also applied to bank notes, drafts, bonds, or any paper easily convertible into money
.
(b)
Immediate or prompt payment in current funds;
as, to sell goods for
cash
; to make a reduction in price for
cash
.
Syn. – Money; coin; specie; currency; capital.

Cash

,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Cashed
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Casing
.]
To pay, or to receive, cash for; to exchange for money;
as,
cash
a note or an order
.

Cash

,
Verb.
T.
[See
Cashier
.]
To disband.
[Obs.]
Garges.

Cash

,
Noun.
s
ing.
&
pl.
A Chinese coin.

Webster 1828 Edition


Cash

CASH

,
Noun.
Money; primarily, ready money, money in chest or on hand, in bank or at command. It is properly silver and gold; but since the institution of banks, it denotes also bank notes equivalent to money. To pay in cash is opposed to payment in goods, commodities, or labor, as in barter.

CASH

,
Verb.
T.
1.
To turn into money, or to exchange for money; as, to cash a note or an order.
2.
To pay money for; as, the clerks of a bank cash notes when presented.

CASH

,
Verb.
T.
To discard.

Definition 2022


Cash

Cash

See also: cash

English

Proper noun

Cash (plural Cashes)

  1. A surname.

cash

cash

See also: Cash

English

Cash depicted in the form of coins, banknotes, and moneybags.

Noun

cash (usually uncountable, plural cashes)

  1. Money in the form of notes/bills and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks or electronic transactions.
    After you bounced those checks last time, they want to be paid in cash.
  2. (informal) Money.
  3. (Canada) Cash register.
  4. (archaic) A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Sir W. Temple
      This bank is properly a general cash, where every man lodges his money.
    • (Can we date this quote?) Sir R. Winwood
      £20,000 are known to be in her cash.
Derived terms
Translations
See also

Verb

cash (third-person singular simple present cashes, present participle cashing, simple past and past participle cashed)

  1. (transitive) To exchange (a check/cheque) for money in the form of notes/bills.
  2. (poker slang) To obtain a payout from a tournament.
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

From Tamil காசு (kācu), from Malayalam കാശ് (kāś)

Noun

cash (plural cash)

  1. Any of several low-denomination coins of India or China, especially the Chinese copper coin.

Translations

Etymology 3

See cashier.

Verb

cash (third-person singular simple present cashes, present participle cashing, simple past and past participle cashed)

  1. To disband.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Garges to this entry?)

Anagrams


Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • cashu

Etymology

From Latin cāseus. Compare Romanian caș.

Noun

cash n (plural cãshuri)

  1. cheese

Derived terms

  • cãshirlichi
  • cãshat

Related terms

See also

  • cãshcãval

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɛʃ/

Noun

cash m, f (uncountable)

  1. cash

Adjective

cash (invariable, not comparable)

  1. (of money) In coins and bills/notes.
    • Heb je cash geld? Do you have cash?

Synonyms


French

Etymology

From English cash.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kaʃ/

Adverb

cash

  1. (colloquial) in cash (of paying)
  2. (colloquial) straight up (abruptly)

Anagrams