cash

cash
cash1 W2S2 [kæʃ] n [U]
[Date: 1500-1600; : French; Origin: casse 'money box', from Old Italian cassa, from Latin capsa; CASE1]
1.) money in the form of coins or notes rather than cheques, ↑credit cards etc
Cash was taken during a burglary of the apartment.
in cash
The traffic police will accept fines in cash immediately.
The shop charges less if the customer pays in cash .
2.) money
Health and education need cash from the government.
A phone line to help children in trouble has been closed due to lack of cash.
Charity workers must constantly raise more cash (=collect more money) for the needy.
Corporate owners often find themselves strapped for cash (=without enough money) to pay taxes.
3.) cash down
BrE cash up front AmE
if you pay for something cash down, you pay before you receive it
4.) cash on delivery
COD a payment system in which the customer pays the person who delivers the goods to them
cash 2
cash2 S3 v [T]
cash a cheque/postal order/draft etc
to exchange a cheque etc for the amount of money it is worth
Traveller's cheques can be cashed at most hotels for a small charge.
Where can I get this cashed?
>cashable adj
cash in phr v
1.) to make a profit from a situation in a way that other people think is wrong or unfair
cash in on
The record company was trying to cash in on her fame by releasing early teenage recordings.
2.) cash sth<=>in
to exchange something such as an insurance ↑policy for its value in money
3.) cash in your chips
to die - used humorously
cash up phr v
to add up the amount of money received in a shop in a day so that it can be checked

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