cashed


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cash 1

 (kăsh)
n.
1. Money in the form of bills or coins; currency.
2. Liquid assets including bank deposits and marketable securities.
3. Money paid in currency or by check: paid in cash.
tr.v. cashed, cash·ing, cash·es
To exchange for or convert into ready money: cash a check; cash in one's gambling chips.
Phrasal Verbs:
cash in
1. To withdraw from a venture by or as if by settling one's account.
2. Informal To obtain a profit or other advantage by timely exploitation: Profiteers cashed in during the gasoline shortage.
3. Slang To die.
cash out
To dispose of a long-held asset for profit: Hard-pressed farmers are tempted to cash out by selling their valuable land.
Idiom:
cash on the barrelhead
Immediate payment: You must pay cash on the barrelhead; we don't offer credit.

[Obsolete French casse, money box (from Norman French; see case2) or from Italian cassa (from Latin capsa, case).]

cash′less adj.

cash 2

 (kăsh)
n. pl. cash
Any of various Asian coins of small denomination, especially a copper and lead coin with a square hole in its center.

[Portuguese caixa, from Tamil kācu, a small coin.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cashed - for which money has been paid; "a cashed check"
paid - marked by the reception of pay; "paid work"; "a paid official"; "a paid announcement"; "a paid check"
References in classic literature ?
As if to complete the chain, the packers all paid their men in checks, refusing all requests to pay in coin; and where in Packingtown could a man go to have his check cashed but to a saloon, where he could pay for the favor by spending a part of the money?
He had been paid for his work by an English bank note, which had been duly cashed for gold at the Danube International Bank.
Failing any other indication, my researches must now take the direction of an inquiry at the bank for the gentleman who has cashed these checks.