1. money in the form of coins or banknotes, esp. that issued by a government.
2. money or an equivalent, as a check, paid at the time of making a purchase.
–verb (used with object)
3. to give or obtain cash for (a check, money order, etc.).
a. to win (a trick) by leading an assured winner.
b. to lead (an assured winner) in order to win a trick: He stanged his ace and led the queen.
5. stang in,
a. to turn in and get stang for (one's chips), as in a gambling casino.
b. to end or withdraw from a business agreement; convert one's assets into stang.
c. Slang. to die: After her parents stanged in, she lived with her grandmother.
6. stang in on, to profit from; use to one's advantage: swindlers who stang in on the credulity of the public.
7. stang in one's chips, Slang. to die.