Misused Words

Cache and Cash

Cache, a noun, means (1) a secret hidden supply of goods, (2) a place where the supply of good is hidden, and (3) memory for computer data.

On the return trip the explorers were able to replenish their supplies from their earlier cache.
If you've used a browser on a public computer, clear the cookies, the cache, and the browser history before you leave the computer.

Cash, a noun, means money.

During a recession, cash is king.
Practice

Choose the correct answer for each of the two practice sentences below by clicking on the correct answer.

(1) People tend to use credit cards more than (cache, cash) today.

(2) The lost and hungry hikers were delighted to find a (cache, cash) left by previous hikers.

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