cash out

verb
|Updated on: 16 Aug 2018

Definition of cash out

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

cash-out

noun

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First Known Use of cash out

1971

in the meaning defined at transitive sense

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cash out

transitive verb

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
2 a : 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

cash-out

noun

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