cash

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English[edit]

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

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Etymology 1[edit]

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).

Noun[edit]

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.
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Verb[edit]

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 2[edit]

From Tamil காசு (kācu).

Noun[edit]

cash (plural cash)

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

Etymology 3[edit]

See cashier.

Verb[edit]

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?)

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Aromanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin cāseus. Compare Daco-Romanian caș.

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cash

  1. cheese

Dutch[edit]

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Noun[edit]

cash m, f (uncountable)

  1. cash

Adjective[edit]

cash (invariable, not comparable)

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

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English cash.

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Adverb[edit]

cash

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

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