Definition of cash :
1. A Chinese coin.
2. A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box.
3. Immediate or prompt payment in current funds; as, to sell goods for cash; to make a reduction in price for cash.
4. Ready money; especially, coin or specie; but also applied to bank notes, drafts, bonds, or any paper easily convertible into money
5. To disband.
6. To pay, or to receive, cash for; to exchange for money; as, cash a note or an order.
riches, supply, bills, brass, reserve, long green, payment, finances, property, principal, savings, pledge, reimbursement, remuneration, jack, gelt, refund, hard currency, moola, mazuma, pay, coin, lettuce, notes, cash in, specie, green, resources, cabbage, bail, immediate payment, security, hard cash, bread
money (part of speech: noun)
gold, coinage, receipts, check, purse, spending money, copper, gross, draft, wampum, money order, treasure, ingot, issue, ways and means, sterling, nugget, promissory note, income, bond, scratch, profit, bank note, fortune, dough, pocket money, moolah, capital, silver, change, proceeds, stock, assets, pounds, wallet, net worth, IOU, wad, loot, worth, lucre, money, petty cash, balance sheet, funds, currency, coupon, wealth, dollar, wherewithal, bullion, bill, greenback, swag, bankroll, note
- " You couldn't," Blair said coldly; " you haven't got the cash." - "The Iron Woman", Margaret Deland.
- I think p'rhaps I might be so startled as to forget the bit you've had on account, an' pay full cash. - "The Hole in the Wall", Arthur Morrison.
- On a cash basis- which is the way that you and I keep our family budget- the Federal budget next year will actually show a surplus. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.