Meaning of “cash” - Learner’s Dictionary

cash

noun [ U ] uk us /kæʃ/
COINS

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

I'm taking 100 euros in cash.
Are you paying by cheque or cash?
MONEY informal

B1 money in any form:

She's short of cash at the moment.
a cash prize
→ See also e-cash , hard cash

(Definition of “cash noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)