cash

cash1/ kæʃ /

noun
money in the form of coins or banknotes, especially that issued by a government.
money or an equivalent, as a check, paid at the time of making a purchase.

verb (used with object)
to give or obtain cash for (a check, money order, etc.).
Cards.
to win (a trick) by leading an assured winner.
to lead (an assured winner) in order to win a trick:
He cashed his ace and led the queen.

verb phrases
cash in,
to turn in and get cash for (one’s chips), as in a gambling casino.
to end or withdraw from a business agreement; convert one’s assets into cash.
Slang. to die:
After her parents cashed in, she lived with her grandmother.
cash in on, to profit from; use to one’s advantage:
swindlers who cash in on the credulity of the public.

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