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 oncash in on a best seller

Examples of cash in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Officer Younger was the first Officer on scene who made contact with a victim who advised he was just robbed and beaten at gun point while trying to deposit some cash in the ATM. Houston Chronicle, "Bellaire Police Department weekly report," 29 June 2020 Who couldn't stand to have more cash in their life? CNN Underscored, "Level up your learning with online classes from Udemy," 28 June 2020 The incentive for current owners to cash in is so strong that NBC Sports has already conducted a mock two-team expansion draft. Tim Sullivan, The Courier-Journal, "With money tight amid coronavirus pandemic, NBA may be more ready for moves," 26 June 2020 To cash in on the mania, Dell Technologies is considering a spinoff for its roughly $50 billion stake in VMware, the Journal reports. Bernhard Warner, Fortune, "Coronavirus fears are beginning to crash the great stock markets party," 24 June 2020 Jio has emerged as the prime conduit to cash in on India's internet boom, with more than 600 million internet users and nearly an equal number yet to come online for the first time. Rishi Iyengar, CNN, "Asia's richest man gets $1.5 billion from Saudi Arabia for his tech war chest," 18 June 2020 Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s contract expiring at the end of next season, the club might cash in on the striker in the offseason. Mark Heim |, al, "How to watch Premier League’s Manchester City vs. Arsenal (6/17): Time, TV info, live stream," 17 June 2020 Democratic Senate candidate Amy McGrath remains the unquestioned queen of campaign cash in Kentucky ahead of the June 23 primary election. Phillip M. Bailey, The Courier-Journal, "Amy McGrath maintains fundraising edge over McConnell, Democratic rivals in Ky. Senate race," 12 June 2020 The 11-hospital system will go lean on cash in June and July if more federal funding doesn’t begin to flow, including from the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Melanie Grayce West And Joe Palazzolo, WSJ, "Coronavirus Takes Financial Toll on New York City’s ‘Safety-Net’ Hospitals," 11 June 2020

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First Known Use of cash in

1888, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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3 Jul 2020

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“Cash in.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 8 Jul. 2020.

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