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  7  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cash  \Cash\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Cashed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Casing}.] 
  To  pay  or  to  receive,  cash  for  to  exchange  for  money;  as 
  cash  a  note  or  an  order 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cash  \Cash\,  n.  [F.  caisse  case,  box,  cash  box,  cash.  See  {Case} 
  a  box.] 
  A  place  where  money  is  kept,  or  where  it  is  deposited  and 
  paid  out  a  money  box.  [Obs.] 
 
  This  bank  is  properly  a  general  cash,  where  every  man 
  lodges  his  money.  --Sir  W. 
  Temple. 
 
  [pounds]20,000  are  known  to  be  in  her  cash.  --Sir  R. 
  Winwood. 
 
  2.  (Com.) 
  a  Ready  money;  especially,  coin  or  specie;  but  also 
  applied  to  bank  notes,  drafts,  bonds,  or  any  paper 
  easily  convertible  into  money. 
  b  Immediate  or  prompt  payment  in  current  funds;  as  to 
  sell  goods  for  cash;  to  make  a  reduction  in  price  for 
  cash. 
 
  {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.  [Colloq.] 
 
  {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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cash  \Cash\,  v.  t.  [See  {Cashier}.] 
  To  disband.  [Obs.]  --Garges. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cash  \Cash\,  n.sing  &  pl 
  A  Chinese  coin. 
 
  Note:  The  cash  (Chinese  tsien)  is  the  only  current  coin  made 
  by  the  chinese  government.  It  is  a  thin  circular  disk 
  of  a  very  base  alloy  of  copper,  with  a  square  hole  in 
  the  center.  1,000  to  1,400  cash  are  equivalent  to  a 
  dollar. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  cash 
  n  1:  money  in  the  form  of  bills  or  coins 
  2:  prompt  payment  for  goods  or  services  in  currency  or  by  check 
  [syn:  {immediate  payment}]  [ant:  {credit}] 
  v  :  exchange  for  cash  [syn:  {cash  in}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Cash,  AR  (town,  FIPS  11920) 
  Location:  35.79982  N,  90.93220  W 
  Population  (1990):  214  (95  housing  units) 
  Area:  0.9  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  72421 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  CASH 
  Computer  Aided  Service  Handling  (Ashton-Tate),  "C.A.S.H." 
 
 




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