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stash

verb \ ˈstash \
|Updated on: 17 Jun 2018

Definition of stash

stashed; stashing; stashes
: to store in a usually secret place for future use often used with away

Examples of stash in a Sentence

  1. The police found where he had stashed the drugs.

  2. The gifts were stashed in the closet.

  3. He stashed the equipment under the bed.

  4. We wondered what they had stashed in their backpacks.

Recent Examples of stash from the Web

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Origin and Etymology of stash

origin unknown


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stash

noun

Definition of stash

1 : hiding place : cache
2 : something stored or hidden away
  • a stash of narcotics

Examples of stash in a Sentence

  1. keeps a stash of tissues in her desk in case anyone needs one

Recent Examples of stash from the Web

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First Known Use of stash

circa 1914

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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STASH Defined for English Language Learners

stash

Definition of stash for English Language Learners

  • : to put (something) in a secret or hidden place


stash

Definition of stash for English Language Learners

  • : an amount of something that is stored or hidden


STASH Defined for Kids

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stash

verb \ ˈstash \

Definition of stash for Students

stashed; stashing
: to store in a usually secret place for future use

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stash

noun

Definition of stash for Students

: an amount of something stored secretly for future use


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