"bank" in the noun sense
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"
a long ridge or pile
"a huge bank of earth"
an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers
"he operated a bank of switches"
a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
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"
a flight maneuver aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning
"the plane went into a steep bank"
"bank" in the verb sense
"the pilot had to bank the aircraft"
enclose with a bank
do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank
"Where do you bank in this town?"
act as the banker in a game or in gambling
be in the banking business
6. deposit, bank
put into a bank account
"She deposits her paycheck every month"
cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning
"bank a fire"
8. count, bet, depend, swear, rely, bank, look, calculate, reckon
have faith or confidence in
"you can count on me to help you any time"
"Look to your friends for support"
"You can bet on that!"
"Depend on your family in times of crisis"
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