cash in

cashed in; cashing in; cashes in

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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Over at Musheer market, once an exchange price is agreed upon, traders hire one of the wheelbarrow boys to pack the cash in trash or opaque plastic bags before pushing them through the souk. Nabih Bulos,, "What’s for sale at this outdoor market? Cold, hard cash," 11 July 2019 Keep your cash in your pocket and count your change at the checkout. Tribune Content Agency,, "Horoscope for June 30, 2019: Libra, it’s all a matter of perspective; Aquarius, money mix-ups could provide comic relief," 30 June 2019 The mayor has been raising eyebrows by raising significant cash in California, her backyard. Chris Sikich, Indianapolis Star, "8 takeaways from Buttigieg's performance at Thursday's Democratic debate," 28 June 2019 Nick Hagen for The New York Times Nic Wilkins started selling parts of his sneaker collection online two years ago as a way to make some extra cash in college. Erin Griffith, New York Times, "Buy Low-Tops, Sell High-Tops: StockX Sneaker Exchange Is Worth $1 Billion," 26 June 2019 Federal officials who arrested Mr. Petters in October 2008 found little cash in his companies’ bank accounts. Katy Stech Ferek, WSJ, "For Ponzi Victims, the Aftermath Is Long," 22 June 2019 The new product, which could serve as a competitor to Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods' meatless patties, may also help Dr. Praeger's cash in on demand for realistic alternatives to meat. Danielle Wiener-bronner, CNN, "Dr. Praeger's, famous for its veggie burgers, launches fake meat patty," 20 June 2019 If sophomore EJ Montgomery and junior Nick Richards cash in on their considerable potential, Kentucky should be fine. , Louisville Courier Journal, The Courier-Journal, "What losing Kerry Blackshear to Florida means for Kentucky basketball," 26 June 2019 Weapons, ammunition, computers, cash in various currencies, GPS devices as well as other electronics and items were confiscated during the raid. Jared Malsin, WSJ, "Saudis Say Yemeni Islamic State Leader Captured," 25 June 2019

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First Known Use of cash in

1888, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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