cash in

verb

Definition of cash in

transitive verb

: to obtain cash for cashed in the bonds

intransitive verb

1a : to retire from a gambling game
b : to settle accounts and withdraw from an involvement (such as a business deal)
2 : to obtain advantage or financial profit often used with on cash in on a best seller

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Even after those fees, these five hosts are certainly cashing in. Jennifer Aldrich, Country Living, "Judge Judy Sheindlin Is the Highest-Paid Host on Television," 28 Nov. 2018 And if two or three pan out as back-of-the-rotation starters or dependable bullpen arms, then the Phillies will be cashing in. Matt Breen, Philly.com, "How the Phillies attacked the MLB draft | Matt Breen," 7 June 2018 Audeze’s LCD2 Classic cans are exactly the sort of product that could exist merely to cash in on a famous name and pedigree. Vlad Savov, The Verge, "Audeze LCD2 Classic review: these cans will turn you into an audiophile," 3 Aug. 2018 There are a lot of people out there looking to cash in and take advantage of aspiring models. Danielle Fox, Seventeen, "Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Model?," 17 July 2018 Exclusive merchandise including hats and sweatshirts were passed out to those lucky enough to cash in on supplies, which ran out after a few hours. Steven J. Horowitz, Billboard, "Kanye West and Kid Cudi Debut 'Kids See Ghosts' Album in Santa Clarita," 8 June 2018 The company's drive to cash in on Egypt's first qualification for the World Cup since 1990 and on Salah's global celebrity meant that near unfettered access to the players was granted to commercial sponsors. Hamza Hendawi And Samy Magdy, Fox News, "Salah takes on Egyptian federation over World Cup debacle," 30 Aug. 2018 The Sapphire Reserve earns three percent back on dining and travel and, more importantly, earns points that transfer to partner airlines and hotels, giving you the opportunity to cash in for business-class airline seats or other over-the-top perks. Ryan Craggs, Condé Nast Traveler, "Capital One Savor Rewards Card Is All About Millennials," 16 Aug. 2018 Plastic only The salad chain Sweetgreen has stopped accepting cash in nearly all its locations. Katherine Bindley, WSJ, "Your Cash Is No Good Here. Literally.," 28 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of cash in

1888, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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