Definition of cash card in English:

cash card


  • A plastic card issued by a bank or building society which enables the holder to withdraw money from a cash machine.

    • ‘Then I nipped into the town and while hunting for a bank that took my cash card, I did a quick walk around the lake.’
    • ‘He stole a mobile phone, other items and a cash card that he used to withdraw £400 from a cashpoint.’
    • ‘Many old people would have trouble with banking and using a cash card, and have been familiar with the order book system for years.’
    • ‘He had very little money on him, his cash card remains unused and his mobile phone rang unanswered until the battery ran out.’
    • ‘It was reported to the police, who identified it as a sophisticated cloning device, capable of recording the magnetic identity of a cash card, as well as the pin number.’
    • ‘She abused his hospitality, running up a very large telephone bill, stealing his money and using his cash card and credit card.’
    • ‘I only knew the PIN for my cash card, not my credit card.’
    • ‘Some people simply give their cash card and their PIN number to a trusted relative or a friend to draw money for them.’
    • ‘She said she managed to free herself from the tape binding her hands and legs and then ran for help after the two robbers dropped her in a bush while they went to take out money using her cash card.’
    • ‘This imposter is about to draw out his victim's life savings using the cash card and PIN number, but is first making sure that several witnesses can testify that I had known this number.’
    • ‘The bank involved has refused to be named and the money has not been recovered but it is believed the thief used stolen documents for the transaction - a cash card and a driving licence or passport are normally required for such large sums.’
    • ‘Her cash card was used on Wednesday, December 31, at the Barclays bank and on January 4 and 7 at the NatWest bank in English Street, Carlisle.’
    • ‘His cash card was used on the evening of his death at a cashpoint at the Asda store in Bradford Road, Huddersfield, where someone tried to withdraw £350.’
    • ‘They used highly sophisticated equipment to scan the cash card at the Barclays' machine in the High Street and then wiped out the victim's account using a laptop computer.’
    • ‘I like the idea that they would use a prepaid or a cash card.’
    • ‘He withdrew £250 a day using a company cash card and spent almost every afternoon in the pub playing on them.’
    • ‘The man from Teddington was attempting to withdraw money from a Lloyds TSB cash machine in Clarence Street when his cash card became stuck.’
    • ‘I realised in May that her Abbey cash card, which she had not used for some months, had expired, and I was worried that a new one had been sent but intercepted.’
    • ‘But eventually, it would be able to perform financial functions, making it a credit card, cash card, and debit card all in one.’
    • ‘The ‘official’ agreed to accept £1, 500 and the man was persuaded to hand over his cash card and PIN, supposedly to allow the council to take money from his account.’
    credit card, debit card, swipe card
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cash card