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Cash appears in the following tongue twisters:

  • How much cash could a sasquatch stash if a sasquatch could stash cash?
    (by Janet Cashman-Shipman and family)
  • Give me the gift of a grip-top sock,
    A clip drape shipshape tip top sock.
    Not your spinslick slapstick slipshod stock,
    But a plastic, elastic grip-top sock.
    None of your fantastic slack swap slop
    From a slap dash flash cash haberdash shop.
    Not a knick knack knitlock knockneed knickerbocker sock
    With a mock-shot blob-mottled trick-ticker top clock.
    Not a supersheet seersucker rucksack sock,
    Not a spot-speckled frog-freckled cheap sheik's sock
    Off a hodge-podge moss-blotched scotch-botched block.
    Nothing slipshod drip drop flip flop or glip glop
    Tip me to a tip top grip top sock.
    (articulation warmup for actors)

Cash appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Now if I set a dronish sacred nude, if I reversed one poetic niece, incite open odes reverified under cash, sin or dates if I won.
  • A man, a plan, a canoe, pasta, heros' rajahs, a coloratura, maps, snipe, percale, macaroni, a gag, a banana bag, a tan, a tag, a banana bag again (or a camel), a crepe, pins, Spam, a rut, a Rolo, cash, a jar, sore hats, a peon, a canal - Panama!
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The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Comparison of usage frequency between the noun cash and its most common antonym:


Cash is sometimes a misspelling of catch.

The word cash is considered to be an easy one, according to the Dale-Chall word list, which includes 3000 words that all fourth-grade American students should know and understand.

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Definition of the noun cash

What does cash mean as a name of something?

Cash is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: cashes

  1. money in the form of bills or coins
  2. prompt payment for goods or services in currency or by check
    • lexical domain: Possessions - nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession
    • synonym of cash: immediate payment
    • antonym of cash: credit
    • more generic word: payment = a sum of money paid or a claim discharged

Alternative definition of the noun cash


  1. Money in the form of notes/bills and coins, as opposed to cheques/checks or electronic transactions.
  2. [informal] Money.
  3. [Canada] Cash register.
  4. Any of several low-denomination coins of India or China, especially the Chinese copper coin.

Definition of the verb cash

What does cash mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: cashed | cashing | cashes

  1. exchange for cash
    • example: I cashed the check as soon as it arrived in the mail
    • syntax:
      Syntactic formulaExample for the syntactic formula
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Beneficiary] [Theme]Carmen bought Mary a dress
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme]Carmen bought a dress | Carmen obtained the spare part
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] for [Asset]Carmen bought a dress for $50
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] for [Beneficiary]Carmen bought a dress for Mary
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from / for / on [Source]John earned $10 million on proceeds from the sale
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from [Source]Carmen bought a dress from Diana | Carmen obtained the spare part from Diana
      [Agent - being or organization] [Verb] [Theme] from [Source] at / for [Asset]FMC has bought 565,000 shares from Nortek Inc. at $23.50 a share
      [Asset - not location] [Verb] [Theme]$50 won't even buy a dress | $50 won't even purchase a dress

      Verbs of Change of Possession (with the same syntax): earn, fetch, gain, get, save, score, secure, steal.

    • lexical domain: Possession - verbs of buying, selling, owning
    • synonym of cash: cash in
    • more generic words: change / exchange / interchange = give to, and receive from, one another
    • more specific words:


  1. "Cash" is a 2010 American independent crime-thriller film directed by Stephen Milburn Anderson that stars Sean Bean and Chris Hemsworth.
  2. "Cash" is a French crime caper film from 2008, directed by Eric Besnard and starring Jean Dujardin, Jean Reno, Valeria Golino and Ciarán Hinds.
  3. "Cash" is a 2007 Bollywood action thriller film directed by Anubhav Sinha. The film features an all-star ensemble cast including Ajay Devgn, Ritesh Deshmukh, Sunil Shetty, Zayed Khan, Shamita Shetty and Esha Deol in lead roles. The story is set in Cape Town, South Africa. The film released on 3 August 2007.
  4. "Cash" a.k.a. "Walk the Line" is a 2005 American biographical drama film directed by James Mangold and based on the early life and career of country music artist Johnny Cash. The film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Ginnifer Goodwin, and Robert Patrick.
  5. "Cash" a.k.a. "The Take" is a 1974 action film directed by Robert Hartford-Davis and writen by Franklin Coen and Del Reisman.
  6. "Cash" is a 1933 British comedy film directed by Zoltan Korda and starring Edmund Gwenn, Wendy Barrie and Robert Donat. It was made by Alexander Korda's London Film Productions.
  7. "Cash": Aishwarya, wins the Miss World title. She wants to set up an ashram for the disabled, with the Rs 1 crore she earned in the contest, and also decides to spend what all she gets through working as model or through fashion shows for the ashram. She appoints her uncle Purushottam as manager and Sakkubai is his assistant. Purushottam and Sakkubai hatch plans to swindle money from Aishwarya. Purushottam employs Tom and Jerry, who pretend as professional killers and gangster Yadav to eliminate Aishwarya. But they could not succeed in any of their attempts.
    • genres: World cinema, Tollywood, South Asian cinema


  1. "Cash": Cash: The Autobiography is a 1997 autobiography of Johnny Cash, country musician, written twenty years after his first autobiography, Man in Black. Cash co-wrote this book with Patrick Carr. Cash's autobiographies were the basis for the award-winning biopic Walk the Line in 2005.
    • also known as "Cash: the autobiography", Cash: The Autobiography
  2. "Cash" is a book by Paul-Loup Sulitzer.
    • also known as "Cash: a novel"


"Cash" is a video game.

  • genres: Strategy video game, Simulation video game


  1. Cash is a fictional film character.
  2. Cash is a fictional character from the 2012 film Jack Reacher.
  3. Cash is a fictional character from the TV Series Sirens.
    • also known as Cassius Clay
  4. Cash is a fictional character from Sam Steele and the Crystal Chalice.
  5. Cash is a fictional character in the 2009 romantic comedy film The Good Guy.
  6. Cash is a fictional character from the 2009 film The Jailhouse.

There are other characters with in their name, like Eli Cash, Ray Cash, Reba Cash, Cash Clerk, Danny Cash, Kathy Cash, Cash McCall, Johnny Cash, John R. Cash, Rosanne Cash, Cash Tankinson, Cash Register Thief and casella "cash" reese.


  1. "Cash" is a composition.
  2. "Cash" is a musical single of Me First and the Gimme Gimmes.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  3. "Cash" is a composition by Brian Morgan, Shelly Morgan and Mark Stevens.


Who is Cash?

Cash a.k.a. DJ Cash Money is a Philadelphia-based American turntablist, hip-hop artist, and record producer. He was the first inductee into the DJ Hall of Fame.


  1. Cash is a city in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States. The population was 342 at the 2010 census. It is included in the Jonesboro, Arkansas Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  2. Cash a.k.a. Cash, Texas: Cash is an unincorporated community in south central Hunt County, Texas, United States. It lies approximately five miles south of Greenville along State Highway 34.
  3. Cash a.k.a. Cash, Georgia: Cash is an unincorporated community in Gordon County, Georgia, United States. Cash is located on County Road 373 east of Calhoun, and between Sonoraville and Red Bud.

There are other places with in their name, like Cash Corner.


  1. Cash: In English vernacular cash refers to money in the physical form of currency, such as banknotes and coins.
    • also known as نقود, 現金
  2. Cash was a type of coin of China and East Asia from the 2nd century BC until the AD 20th century.
    • also known as 方孔钱
  3. The cash is a name for several historical currencies used in Asia. It is applied to units used in China, Vietnam, and the Princely states of Madras and Travancore in British India. It is also occasionally used to refer to the Korean mun and the Japanese mon.
  4. Cash a.k.a. c-Flip is a protein.
  5. Cash is a 2014 TV/web drama series.

Phrases with Cash

Phrases starting with the word Cash:

  1. cash in
  2. Cash Up
  3. cash bar
  4. cash cow
  5. cash out
  6. cash card
  7. cash crop
  8. Cash Desk
  9. cash flow
  10. Cash game
  11. Cash-Back
  12. cash basis
  13. cash in on
  14. Cash Money

Phrases ending with the word Cash:

  1. E-Cash
  2. In Cash
  3. Ash Cash
  4. pay cash
  5. cold cash
  6. hard cash

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Cash

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Google previewFinancial Accounting (2010)

by W. Albrecht, Earl Stice, James Stice

Cash is an asset, and Loans Payable is a liability. (d) Assets increase with a debit. Cash is an asset; therefore, Cash is debited. Liabilities increase with a credit. Loans Payable is a liability; therefore, Loans Payable is credited. 2 (a) The ...

Google previewJudicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases (1904)

Cash means specie or its equivalent in current bills of specie-paying banks, and does not include indorsed checks. Crocker v. Crane, 21 Wend. 211, 219 ...

Google previewCentury 21 Accounting: Multicolumn Journal, Introductory Course, Chapters 1-17 (2013)

by Claudia Bienias Gilbertson, Mark W. Lehman, Debra Gentene

Cash is an asset account. owiseach classification changed Liabilities decrease. Assets decrease. owiseach amount entered in the accounts Liabilities decreaseonthe debit side.Therefore, debit the liability account, Accounts Payable —Canyon ...

Google previewJohnny Cash and Philosophy (2011)

The Burning Ring of Truth by John Huss, David Werther

Likewise, the second claim might simply mean that the new straight and sober Johnny Cash is a pretty different man than the old Johnny Cash who was nearly always on something. Somebody Resurrection One Piece at a Time 205.

Google previewEncyclopaedic Dictionary of Economics (1985)

by N. B. Ghodke

Compiler CASH DEPOSITS (*Monetary economics) Cash deposits are the sum of Income deposits and Business deposits. A man must hold a stock of money or a ready command over it in the form of a bank deposit, both to bridge the intervals ...

Google previewENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI. (1771)

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Google previewA Dictionary of Forex & Other Trading Terms

by Dele Ogundahunsi & Charles Worterven

Cash: normally refers to an exchange transaction contracted for settlement on the day the deal is struck. This term is mainly used in the North American markets and those countries which rely for foreign exchange services on these markets ...

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Quotes about Cash

In the business world, everyone is paid in two coins cash and experience. Take the experience first; the cash will come later. (Harold S. Geneen)
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Scrabble value of C3A1S1H4

The value of this 4-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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