cash in Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “cash in” in the English Dictionary

"cash in" in Business English

See all translations

cash in

phrasal verb with cash uk   us   /kæʃ/ verb, T
[I or T] FINANCE to ​exchange something such as an ​investment for ​cash: cash in shares/bonds These ​bonds can be ​cashed in at any ​time. If you own a with-profits ​policy, you're likely to have to ​pay an ​adjustment if you ever want to ​cash it in. You should ​regularlyreview your securities; it may be ​time to ​cash in and ​look for another ​opportunity.
[I] informal , often disapproving to make ​money from a ​situation, especially in a way that is not ​fair or honest: They have ​cashed in at the ​expense of ordinary sports in on sth The parade has become very ​commercialized as ​businesses have ​cashed in on the 'pink ​pound'.
(Definition of cash in from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of cash in?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“cash in” in Business English

    Word of the Day


    the set of clothes typical of a particular country or period of history, or suitable for a particular activity

    Word of the Day

    I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
    I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
    by Kate Woodford,
    February 10, 2016
    On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

    Read More 

    farecasting noun
    farecasting noun
    February 08, 2016
    predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

    Read More