Cash

Definition of Cash

Pronunciation: kăsh
n.1.A place where money is kept, or where it is deposited and paid out; a money box.
This bank is properly a general cash, where every man lodges his money.
- Sir W. Temple.
£20,000 are known to be in her cash.
- Sir R. Winwood.
2.(Com.) Ready money; especially, coin or specie; but also applied to bank notes, drafts, bonds, or any paper easily convertible into money
Cash account
(Bookkeeping) an account of money received, disbursed, and on hand.
Cash boy
in large retail stores, a messenger who carries the money received by the salesman from customers to a cashier, and returns the proper change.
Cash credit
an account with a bank by which a person or house, having given security for repayment, draws at pleasure upon the bank to the extent of an amount agreed upon; - called also bank credit and cash account.
Cash sales
sales made for ready, money, in distinction from those on which credit is given; stocks sold, to be delivered on the day of transaction.
v. t.1.To pay, or to receive, cash for; to exchange for money; as, cash a note or an order.
[imp. & p. p. Cashed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Casing.]
1.To disband.
n. sing. &1.A Chinese coin.

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