cash in

verb
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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Examples of cash in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Mother’s revocable trust was amended and then advanced about $30 million in cash in total to the three dynasty trusts. Martin Shenkman, Forbes, 6 June 2021 Airlines for America, which represents seven of the 10 carriers contacted by the senators, said its members refunded customers a larger portion of their business in cash in 2020 than the year before the pandemic. Gregory Wallace, CNN, 10 May 2021 Investigators say the two offered the victim $500 in cash in exchange for dropping the charges. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, 21 Apr. 2021 After the club went bankrupt and was sold off in 2003, Reynolds was stopped by the police with £500,000 in cash in his car and jailed for money laundering and tax evasion. Tom Mctague, The Atlantic, 19 Apr. 2021 After he was arrested for drug trafficking and possession of criminal tools, police found $1,507 in cash in the man’s wallet. John Benson, cleveland, 14 Apr. 2021 The woman sent $12,500 in cash in two shipments, the U.S. Attorney’s Office said. Sarah Nelson, The Indianapolis Star, 25 Mar. 2021 Vegas Auto Gallery, a luxury auto dealership in Las Vegas, has become a playground for wealthy bitcoin investors who want to cash in. Paul Vigna, WSJ, 29 Dec. 2020 Fellow rapper 50 Cent suggested that Lil Wayne might want to cash in a favor with the president who is known to hand out pardons to those who’ve been nice to him. Washington Post, 20 Nov. 2020

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First Known Use of cash in

1888, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of cash in was in 1888

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Last Updated

10 Jun 2021

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“Cash in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cash%20in. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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