- (Noun) something of monetary value in the form of coins or notes, as distinct from checks, money orders, or credit.
- (verb) to give or obtain coins or notes for something else of monetary value. such as a check or money order.
"Cash is authenticated by its physical appearance and characteristics, and in the case of banknotes by serial numbers and other security devices. . . . [I]n the case of cash there is no ledger that records transactions and there is a problem with forgeries of both coins and notes."}}