cash in - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb
present tense
I/you/we/theycash in
he/she/itcashes in
present participlecashing in
past tensecashed in
past participlecashed in
  1. 1
    [intransitive] to use an opportunity to make a profit or gain an advantage
    cash in on:

    They accused her of trying to cash in on her daughter’s fame.

  2. 2
    [transitive] to exchange something such as an insurance policy or share option for its value in money

    You will not receive the true value of your policy if you cash it in early.

See also main entry: cash