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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 or (Spain) ingresar este dinero en el banco
    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 English) cash down
    al contado
    cash on delivery cash in hand cash at bank
    (saldo (masculine) de) bancos (masculine plural)
    cash in hand and in bank
    (saldos (masculine plural) de) caja y bancos
    hard o (American English) cold cash
    dinero (masculine) constante y sonante [colloquial]
    cash on the barrelhead (American English) [colloquial]
    dinero (masculine) en mano [colloquial]
    he paid hard o cold cash on the barrelhead
    pagó con dinero contante y sonante [colloquial]
    pagó a tocateca (Spain) or (Mexico) al chas chas [colloquial]
    pagó taca taca (River Plate area) or (Colombia) rancotán or (Chile) chin chin [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.

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)
sacar tajada (de algo) [colloquial]

cash up

verb + adverb (British English)

Definition of cash in:

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