cash in
verb Date: 1888 transitive verb to obtain cash for <
cashed in the bonds
>
intransitive verb 1. a. to retire from a gambling game b. to settle accounts and withdraw from an involvement (as a business deal) 2. to obtain advantage or financial profit — often used with on <
cash in on a best seller
>

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  • cash in — {v.} 1. To exchange (as poker chips or bonds) for the value in money. * /He paid the bill by cashing in some bonds./ * /When the card game ended, the players cashed in their chips and went home./ 2. or[cash in one s chips] {slang} To die. * /When …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • cash in — {v.} 1. To exchange (as poker chips or bonds) for the value in money. * /He paid the bill by cashing in some bonds./ * /When the card game ended, the players cashed in their chips and went home./ 2. or[cash in one s chips] {slang} To die. * /When …   Dictionary of American idioms

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