Translation of "cash" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /kæʃ/ us /kæʃ/

A2 money in the form of coins or notes (= paper money)

dinero en efectivo
I’m paying her £50 in cash.

B1 informal money in any form

I’m short of cash (= I don’t have much money).
verb uk /kæʃ/ us /kæʃ/
cash a cheque

to get money in return for a cheque

cobrar un cheque
I need to cash a cheque.
cash a check

to get money in return for a check (= a piece of paper printed by a bank and used to pay for things)

cobrar un cheque
I need to cash a check.

(Translation of “cash” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /kӕʃ/

coins or paper money, not cheques/checks, credit cards etc

efectivo, metálico
Do you wish to pay cash?

payment by money or cheque/check as opposed to payment by account

al contado
Cash or account, madam?

money in any form

He has plenty of cash.
cashier /kӕˈʃiə/ noun

a person who receives and pays out money (eg in a bank), works at a cash register etc

a bank cashier
a cashier in a supermarket.
cash-and-carry noun

(British) a store where goods are sold more cheaply for cash to customers from other businesses and taken away by the buyer

de venta al por mayor
The local restaurants all buy their food from the cash-and-carry.
cashback noun

cash which you can get from a shop when you pay for something with a debit card. The shop will give you the money which will be taken from your bank account

Retirada de Dinero en Efectivo
I got £30 cashback from the supermarket.

(business) an amount of money that is returned to someone if they buy something, especially if they accept certain conditions

They’re offering £50 cashback on various tablet computers.
cash card noun

(British) the place in where you a shop/store pay for the goods that you want to buy.

Targeta de Debito
cash desk noun

(British ) a plastic card that you put into a cash machine in order to get money from your bank account; ATM card(American)

Targeta de Credito
The machine swallowed my cash card.
cash flow noun

(business) the movement of money coming into and going out of a business as it takes in money from sales and pays money out for operating costs

Flujo Monetario
Cash flow is one of the most important aspects of running any business.

(humorous) the amount of money you have available to spend

Dinero Disponible
I’m experiencing a few cash flow problems at the moment (= I don’t have much money now).
cash machine noun

(also cash dispenser, cashpoint) a machine, usually outside a bank, from which people can get money with their credit cards or bank cards; ATM(American)

cajero automático
There’s a cash machine outside the bank.
cash register noun

a machine for holding money, which records the amount put in; till(British ), register(American)

caja registradora
She rang up the sale on the cash register.
cash in phrasal verb

to exchange for money

I’ve cashed in all my shares.
cash in on phrasal verb

to take financial or other advantage of (a situation etc)

sacar provecho de
He is the sort of person who cashes in on other people’s misfortunes.

(Translation of “cash” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)