Definition of Bank in English :
Define Bank in English
Bank meaning in English
Meaning of Bank in English
Pronunciation of Bank in English
Bank pronunciation in English
Pronounce Bank in Englishsee synonyms of bank
sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
Example Sentences:'they pulled the canoe up on the bank''he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents'
a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
Example Sentences:'he cashed a check at the bank''that bank holds the mortgage on my home'
a long ridge or pile
Example Sentences:'a huge bank of earth'
an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers
Example Sentences:'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
Example Sentences:'he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo'
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
a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home
Example Sentences:'the coin bank was empty'
9. bank, bank building
a building in which the business of banking transacted
Example Sentences:'the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon'
a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning)
Example Sentences:'the plane went into a steep bank'
Example Sentences:'the pilot had to bank the aircraft'
enclose with a bank
Example Sentences:'bank roads'
do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank
Example Sentences:'Where do you bank in this town?'
act as the banker in a game or in gambling
be in the banking business
16. bank, deposit
put into a bank account
Example Sentences:'She deposits her paycheck every month'
cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning
Example Sentences:'bank a fire'
have confidence or faith in
Example Sentences:'We can trust in God''Rely on your friends''bank on your good education''I swear by my grandmother's recipes'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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