cash out

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 Although shares in Contango have doubled this year, this is not a case of Goff looking to cash out. Christopher Helman, Forbes, 8 June 2021 Each round had slightly different qualifying parameters, but lawmakers purposely didn't put too many limitations on the checks in order to get the cash out as quickly as possible. Katie Lobosco And Tami Luhby, CNN, 26 May 2021 Everyone’s trying to hit big and cash out, but to win is to risk and learn failure. Craig Jenkins, Vulture, 24 May 2021 Better would raise nearly $800 million in new capital in the deal, with an additional roughly $950 million in proceeds going to cash out existing shareholders. Peter Rudegeair, WSJ, 11 May 2021 The original 2017 contracts didn’t permit them to cash out their three personal days. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 11 May 2021 As the coronavirus pandemic began to cause panic, investors in money market funds that hold private-sector debt started trying to pull their cash out, even as funds that hold short-term government debt saw historic inflows of money. New York Times, 23 Apr. 2021 Revenue and operating income (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) measure cash in versus cash out (not accrual accounting) for the 2020 season. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 31 Mar. 2021 That includes refis in which the borrower didn’t take cash out. Orla Mccaffrey, WSJ, 11 Mar. 2021

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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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11 Jun 2021

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“Cash out.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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More Definitions for cash out

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
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

Other Words from cash out

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