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  • v. To profit from; to use an opportunity to maximum advantage, especially financially.
  • v. To die.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. exchange for cash


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  • The old man seemed more interested in the advancement of his fortunes, for he was staring openmouthed at the cash in his still-quivering hands.

    The Monstrumologist

  • Residents cash in those points for goods at partner retailers including Target, IKEA, Foot Locker, and Bed Bath & Beyond.


  • The final shipment, more than $2.4 billion delivered just before the CPA turned sovereignty over to the Iraqis, was the biggest transfer of cash in the history of the Federal Reserve.118

    Mission Accomplished! Or How We Won the War in Iraq

  • Early got the column moving, made requisition of cash in the sum of $28,000, and, before night, rode on to the Wrightsville bridge over the Susquehanna.


  • Marketers have been quick to cash in on this nostalgia-driven craze.

    Experiential Marketing

  • The only thing Carter Paragon ever cured was an excess of cash in a bank balance.

    The Killing Kind

  • In this third stage of wealth, you may also choose to look differently at how you invest the cash in your staying-power fund.

    Creating Wealth

  • He was referring to The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Nonbeliever, edited by Hitchens, giving the publishing world yet another opportunity to cash in on the anti-God juggernaut.19


  • The net effect is that you have invested the full $2,400 in your mini-fortune-building account, plus received $840 in cash in a tax refund to add to the $2,400 you invest.


  • Mom went from being the spoilsport who sabotaged my dates with Derek Whalen to being the benefactor who slipped me a few extra bucks when I failed to budget and ran out of cash in Rome.

    Everything I Needed to Know About Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume


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