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bank

Overview of noun bank

1. bank -- (sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water); "they pulled the canoe up on the bank"; "he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents")

2. depository financial institution, bank, banking concern, banking company -- (a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities; "he cashed a check at the bank"; "that bank holds the mortgage on my home")

3. bank -- (a long ridge or pile; "a huge bank of earth")

4. bank -- (an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers; "he operated a bank of switches")

5. bank -- (a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies))

6. bank -- (the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games; "he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo")

7. bank, cant, camber -- (a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force)

8. savings bank, coin bank, money box, bank -- (a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home; "the coin bank was empty")

9. bank, bank building -- (a building in which the business of banking transacted; "the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon")

10. bank -- (a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning); "the plane went into a steep bank")


Overview of verb bank

1. bank -- (tip laterally; "the pilot had to bank the aircraft")

2. bank -- (enclose with a bank; "bank roads")

3. bank -- (do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank; "Where do you bank in this town?")

4. bank -- (act as the banker in a game or in gambling)

5. bank -- (be in the banking business)

6. deposit, bank -- (put into a bank account; "She deposits her paycheck every month")

7. bank -- (cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning; "bank a fire")

8. trust, swear, rely, bank -- (have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes")



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