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bank

 
Noun bank has 10 senses
  1. 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"
    --1 is a kind of financial institution, financial organization, financial organisation
    --1 is a member of banking industry, banking system
    --1 has particulars:
     credit union; Federal Reserve Bank, reserve bank; agent bank; commercial bank, full service bank; state bank; lead bank, agent bank; member bank; merchant bank, acquirer; acquirer; thrift institution; Home Loan Bank
    Derived forms: verb bank3, verb bank5, verb bank6
  2. 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 is a kind of
    slope, incline, side
    --2 has particulars: riverbank, riverside; waterside
    Derived form: verb bank2
  3. bank - a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
    --3 is a kind of
    reserve, backlog, stockpile
    --3 has particulars: blood bank; eye bank; food bank; soil bank
  4. bank, bank building - a building in which commercial banking is transacted; "the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon"
    --4 is a kind of depository, deposit, repository
    --4 has parts: vault, bank vault
    Derived forms: verb bank3, verb bank5, verb bank6
  5. bank - an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers; "he operated a bank of switches"
    --5 is a kind of
    array
  6. 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"
    --6 is a kind of container
    --6 has particulars: piggy bank, penny bank
  7. bank - a long ridge or pile; "a huge bank of earth"
    --7 is a kind of
    ridge
    --7 has particulars: bluff; sandbank
  8. bank - the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games; "he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo"
    --8 is a kind of
    funds, finances, monetary resource, cash in hand, pecuniary resource
  9. 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
    --9 is a kind of slope, incline, side
  10. bank - a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning); "the plane went into a steep bank"
    --10 is a kind of
    flight maneuver, airplane maneuver
    --10 has particulars: vertical bank
    Derived form: verb bank1
Verb bank has 8 senses
  1. bank - tip laterally; "the pilot had to bank the aircraft"
    --1 is one way to
    tip
    Derived form: noun bank10
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. bank - enclose with a bank; "bank roads"
    --2 is one way to
    enclose, inclose, shut in
    Derived form: noun bank2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. bank - do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank; "Where do you bank in this town?"
    --3 is one way to
    transact
    Derived forms: noun bank1, noun bank4, noun banking2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. bank - act as the banker in a game or in gambling
    --4 is one way to
    act
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  5. bank - be in the banking business
    --5 is one way to
    work, do work
    Derived forms: noun banker1, noun bank1, noun bank4, noun banking1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  6. deposit, bank - put into a bank account; "She deposites her paycheck every month"
    --6 is one way to give
    Derived forms: noun bank1, noun bank4, noun banking2
    Sample sentence:
    They bank the money
  7. bank - cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning; "bank a fire"
    --7 is one way to
    cover
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  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"
    --8 is one way to believe
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s PP
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