cash out

verb
cashed out; cashing out; cashes out

Definition of cash out

transitive verb

: to convert (noncash assets) to cash cash out stocks

intransitive verb

: to convert noncash assets to cash

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Other Words from cash out

cash-out \ ˈkash-​ˌau̇t How to pronounce cash-out (audio) \ noun

Examples of cash out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company sold a 10 percent stake to Intermediate Capital Group, a British investment firm, enabling a number of original angel investors to cash out. BostonGlobe.com, "Workhuman valued at more than $1 billion," 24 June 2020 Ready to cash out, the company cut ties with Pauls Valley and enforced a lien on the hospital’s incoming payments, which meant it would be paid before employees and bills for medical supplies. Brianna Bailey, ProPublica, "The Only Hospital in Town Was Failing. They Promised to Help but Only Made It Worse.," 4 June 2020 The Ohio Lottery has taken steps to bring in more money, including increasing its loyalty program to 1.5 million people and allowing people to cash out their winnings via a mobile app, Frizzi-Babb said. Jessie Balmert, Cincinnati.com, "Ohio's schools face massive cuts. One local lawmaker says the lottery could help raise money.," 16 June 2020 The Ohio Lottery has taken recent steps to increase sales, like strategic marketing initiatives, expanding its loyalty program and letting people cash out winnings with their mobile device, lottery spokesperson Danielle Frizzi-Babb said in an email. Andrew J. Tobias, cleveland, "Lawmaker thinks Ohio could raise more education funding through state lottery," 15 June 2020 Twenty-six percent have siphoned money from emergency funds or savings accounts, 16% have pulled cash out of their 401(k)s and a similar share has dipped into IRAs. Paul Davidson, USA TODAY, "COVID-19 pandemic will hurt retirement nest eggs more than Great Recession, new survey shows," 11 June 2020 If the market fell by 50% through year-end, which in the scary days of March seemed to be a distinct possibility and could still happen, our theoretical investor would have to cash out 8.74% of the account if RMDs were still required. Allan Sloan, ProPublica, "The CARES Act Sent You a $1,200 Check but Gave Millionaires and Billionaires Far More," 8 June 2020 First came masks, then food and toilet paper, and guns, and now a handful of customers are reportedly panicking about their money, cashing out their savings. NBC News, "Behind the urge to stockpile: First masks, then toilet paper, now cash?," 16 Mar. 2020 And in April, the company postponed a buyback in which partners would have been able to cash out 20% of their equity based on a $3.6-billion valuation of the company, said a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to comment. Los Angeles Times, "Endeavor once ruled the agency business. Then came the pandemic and whispers about its future," 11 May 2020

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First Known Use of cash out

1971, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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The first known use of cash out was in 1971

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4 Jul 2020

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“Cash out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cash%20out. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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Legal Definition of cash out

1 : to prematurely redeem the securities of (a holder) often as part of a merger the merging company will cash out the minority shareholders
2a : to accept payment for (a security) in full often unwillingly the shareholders were required to cash out their shares
b : to dispose of (one's goods or assets) by sale cashed out his investment

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