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cash
American English: /kæʃ/
British English: /kaʃ/

Translation of cash in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1 (notes and coins) I'll bank this cash
    voy a depositar este dinero en el banco
    voy a ingresar este dinero en el banco (Spain)
    we pay cash for gold
    compramos oro al contado
    (in) cash
    en efectivo
    en metálico
    I have $100 (in) cash
    tengo 100 dólares en efectivo or metálico
    how much have you in cash?, how much cash have you?
    ¿cuánto dinero en efectivo tienes?
    cash only
    pagos únicamente al contado
    pay cash (on check) (British) cash down cash on delivery cash in hand
    saldo (masculine) de caja
    caja (feminine)
    cash at bank
    saldo (masculine) de bancos
    bancos (masculine plural)
    cash in hand and in bank
    (saldos (masculine plural) de) caja y bancos
    hard or (US) cold cash
    dinero (masculine) constante y sonante [colloquial]
    cash on the barrelhead (US) [colloquial]
    dinero (masculine) en mano [colloquial]
    he paid hard or cold cash on the barrelhead
    pagó con dinero contante y sonante [colloquial]
    pagó a tocateca (Spain) [colloquial]
    pagó al chas chas (Mexico) [colloquial]
    pagó taca taca (Río de la Plata) [colloquial]
    pagó rancotán (Colombia) [colloquial]
    pagó chin chin (Chile) [colloquial]
    (before noun) (payment)
    en efectivo
    (refund)
    al contado
    cash offer
    oferta (feminine) de pago en efectivo or al contado
    cash price cash prize
    premio (masculine) en metálico or en dinero efectivo
    Example sentences
    • Entities having cash credit accounts or bill accounts can now make repayments of their credit facilities in cash instead of a cheque or draft.
    • You can take Traveller cheques, cash, and a credit card.
    • In the finance office, the main coffer lock was detonated, damaging all papers, including vouchers, promissory notes, cash and cheque box.
  • 2 (money, funds) [colloquial]
    lana (feminine) (Latin America) [colloquial]
    plata (feminine) (South America) [colloquial]
    tela (feminine) (Spain) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Health bosses said the shortage has been heightened by practices going private, claiming demand and lack of cash was affecting their ability to treat patients.
    • A county council spokesman said the fund was not short of cash for paying pensioners.
    • The Group remains in a negative cashflow position as it used its available cash to finance capital expenditure and retire debt.

transitive verb

  • (check)
    cobrar
    to go to the bank to cash a check
    ir al banco a cobrar un cheque
    I'll cash the check for you
    yo te cambio el cheque
    Example sentences
    • After a phone call, they informed me that if I went into Kitchener, the post office there would have the money to cash the money order.
    • If we are going to be cashing cheques for the bank, we could not face the cut in payment.
    • But as soon as he had finished laughing all the way to the bank and cashed the cheque, he was arrested on 24 counts of arson.

Phrasal verbs

cash in

1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (exchange for money)
(bonds/coupons)
canjear
cobrar
2verb + adverb (profit)to cash in (on something) (on prosperity/popularity/shortage)
aprovecharse or sacar provecho (de algo)

cash up

verb + adverb (British)
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