See also: Cash

EnglishEdit

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

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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French caisse (money box), from Old Provençal caissa, from Old Italian cassa, from Latin capsa (box, case), from capio (I take, I seize, I receive), from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂p- (to grasp).

NounEdit

cash (usually uncountable, plural cashes)

  1. Money in the form of notes/bills and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks or electronic transactions.
  2. (informal) Money.
    • 2013 July 6, “The rise of smart beta”, The Economist, volume 408, number 8843, page 68: 
      Investors face a quandary. Cash offers a return of virtually zero in many developed countries; government-bond yields may have risen in recent weeks but they are still unattractive. Equities have suffered two big bear markets since 2000 and are wobbling again. It is hardly surprising that pension funds, insurers and endowments are searching for new sources of return.
  3. (Canada) Cash register.
  4. (archaic) A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box.
    • Sir W. Temple
      This bank is properly a general cash, where every man lodges his money.
    • Sir R. Winwood
      £20,000 are known to be in her cash.
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VerbEdit

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.
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Etymology 2Edit

From Tamil காசு (kāsu).

NounEdit

cash (plural cash)

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

Etymology 3Edit

See cashier.

VerbEdit

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

  1. To disband.
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AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • cashu

EtymologyEdit

From Latin cāseus. Compare Daco-Romanian caș.

NounEdit

cash

  1. cheese

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NounEdit

cash m, f (uncountable)

  1. cash

AdjectiveEdit

cash (invariable, not comparable)

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

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English cash.

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AdverbEdit

cash

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

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Last modified on 16 April 2014, at 07:28