Definition of cash in on
- The magazine is planning to cash in on the hype surrounding the celebrity's wedding by publishing exclusive photos of the ceremony.
- Carpenters cashed in on the construction boom.
: ready money
: money or its equivalent (such as a check) paid for goods or services at the time of purchase or delivery
: being a method of accounting that includes as income only what has been received and as expenses only those paid — compare accrual
: to pay or obtain cash for
: to lead and win a bridge trick with (a card that is the highest remaining card of its suit)
: any of various coins of small value in China and southern India
: a unit of value equivalent to one cash
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