non·​cash ˌnän-ˈkash How to pronounce noncash (audio)
: not being cash
noncash gifts

Examples of noncash in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The company said the noncash charge was due to macroeconomic conditions in Sky territories in Europe, including the Ukraine conflict, higher energy costs and interest rates, inflation and currency headwinds. Patience Haggin, WSJ, 28 Oct. 2022 Due largely to the noncash accounting charge, Ford reported a net loss of $827 million from July through September. Tom Krisher, ajc, 26 Oct. 2022 Engoron, in agreeing to appoint a monitor, barred the Trump Organization from selling or transferring any noncash assets without giving the court and James’ office 14 days notice. Michael R. Sisak, Fortune, 4 Nov. 2022 The supplemental poverty measure, a broader measure of poverty that includes both cash and noncash benefits and subtracts necessary expenses, fell 1.4 percentage points from 2020 to 7.8%. Bailey Schulz, USA TODAY, 13 Sep. 2022 Along with that, restaurants had to adopt new methods for accepting noncash payments. Mara Garcia, Forbes, 17 June 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncash was in 1898

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Cite this Entry

“Noncash.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

Legal Definition


: being other than cash
noncash income
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