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Definition of cash verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



cash a checkVerb Forms present simple I / you / we / they cash
he / she / it cashes
past simple cashed
-ing form cashing
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  • to exchange a check for the amount of money that it is worth Traveler's checks can be cashed at most hotels.
  • Idioms
      cash in your chips
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    1. 1to give someone your chips (= small flat pieces of plastic used in gambling) for money
    2. 2(informal) to die He cashed in his chips last summer at age 65.
    Phrasal Verbscash in (on something)cash somethingincash out
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: cash