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cash

noun available means, bill, capital, coin, coin of the realm, coinage, currency, dollar currency, finances, funds, hard money, legal tender, medium of exchange, monetary unit, money, moneys, pecunia praesens, pecuuiary resources, principal, ready money, reserve, resources, riches, specie, treasure, working assets
Associated concepts: cash and securities, cash assets, cash bail, cash bond, cash dividend, cash down, cash method, cash on delivery, cash on hand, cash surrender value, cash value

CASH, commerce. Money on hand, which a merchant, trader or other person has to do business with.
     2. Cash price, in contracts, is the price of articles paid for in cash, in contradistinction to the credit price. Pard. n. 85; Chipm. Contr. 110. In common parlance, bank notes are considered as cash; but bills receivable are not.

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