Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English


English definition of “cash flow”

cash flow

noun [U]    /ˈkæʃ ˌfloʊ/
the rate at which money goes into, or into and out of, a business : As long as that positive cash flow continues , there'll be a need to spend it.
(Definition of cash flow noun from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of cash flow

Definitions of “cash flow” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


relating to behaviour between people that is pleasant and friendly, often despite a difficult situation

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More