cash - definition and synonyms

 
 
 
noun [uncountable] 

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/kæʃ/
  1. 1
    money in the form of notes and coins

    Some of the supermarket checkouts only take cash.

    in cash:

    Do you want to pay in cash or by credit card?

  2. 2
    money in any form, especially money that is available for you to use when you need it

    The government has cash reserves of about £500 billion.

    short of cash:

    Olga’s short of cash so she decided to put off her trip.