Cash and Paper money


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Cash noun – Something (as pieces of stamped metal or printed paper) customarily and legally used as a medium of exchange, a measure of value, or a means of payment.
Usage example: went to the ATM to get more cash

Paper money and cash are semantically related In some cases you can use "Paper money" instead a noun "Cash".
Nearby Words: cashier, cashed, cashable, cashpoint, cashing
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Paper money

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Paper money noun – Currency issued by a government or central bank and consisting of printed paper that can circulate as a substitute for specie.
Cash and paper money are semantically related in paper currency topic. You can use "Cash" instead a noun phrase "Paper money".
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Both terms in one sentence

  • What Are Records? The clerk had no idea what paper money was... and, as it turns out, no one would accept cash as legal tender (even the police had to take the money to a lab to verify that it was, in fact, money).
  • Screw the Rules, I Have Money! Chihiro's parents had blind faith in their money ("Daddy's got credit cards and cash"), which gets them into trouble when they assume the price for eating the spirits' food is paper money or credit.
  • No-Paper Future: Paper money seems to have vanished in favor of "cash sticks" which you plug into payment machines.
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