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

Examples of cash in in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their neighbor, a former child star (Steven Yeun) who runs an Old West theme park, finds a way to cash in on the phenomenon. Jon Burlingame, Variety, 22 July 2022 Not to mention, there are some not-so-obvious ways to cash in on their recent popularity while also reaping the reward of building relationships along the way. Jeff Rose, Forbes, 13 May 2022 Will a parent with a promising young athlete who has the high-profile appeal to cash in now challenge the state's high school governing organization? Richard Obert, The Arizona Republic, 17 Apr. 2022 Spikes, who previously raised $56,000 on Kickstarter for the ad-watching program, dubbed PreShow, pitched it as a way for viewers to cash in on their ad consumption in exchange for free films. Irina Ivanova, CBS News, 14 Feb. 2022 Those who don’t cash in will still have the opportunity to take home a share of free bets from a $5 million pool. Xl Media, cleveland, 12 Feb. 2022 O’Rourke has eclipsed Abbott in small-dollar donations, raising more than three times as much cash in donations of $200 or less, according to an analysis by the Texas Tribune. J. David Goodman, BostonGlobe.com, 24 July 2022 Rather, Abonamah said the city intends sit on the cash in case of an economic downturn, treating the account as a secondary rainy-day fund. Courtney Astolfi, cleveland, 19 July 2022 For economists, the answer is simple: The government gutted existing welfare programs in favor of putting cash in citizens’ hands, with few strings attached. New York Times, 18 July 2022 See More

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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

9 Aug 2022

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“Cash in.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cash%20in. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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