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  • 1. 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"
  • 2. 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"
  • 3. a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)

  • 4. a building in which commercial banking is transacted;

    • "the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon"
  • 5. an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers;

    • "he operated a bank of switches"
  • 6. a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home;

    • "the coin bank was empty"
  • 7. a long ridge or pile;

    • "a huge bank of earth"
  • 8. the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games;

    • "he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo"
  • 9. 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

  • 10. a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning);

    • "the plane went into a steep bank"


  • 1. tip laterally;

    • "the pilot had to bank the aircraft"
  • 2. enclose with a bank;

    • "bank roads"
  • 3. do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank;

    • "Where do you bank in this town?"
  • 4. act as the banker in a game or in gambling

  • 5. be in the banking business

  • 6. put into a bank account;

    • "She deposites her paycheck every month"
  • 7. cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning;

    • "bank a fire"
  • 8. 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"

Example sentences

  • The bank was carefully cased before the robbery.

  • She has a fortune stashed away in various bank accounts.

  • The robbers studied the layout of the bank.

  • I asked the bank to help me with a loan.

  • The bank manager has ironed out all my worries about money.

  • I have commissioned my bank to pay my taxes.

  • He has made several withdrawals from his bank account.

  • Our attack was so vigorous that the enemy had to fall back to the river bank.

  • The bank has been intervening in foreign exchange markets.

  • This bank has ten branches in the city.

  • The house is mortgaged to the bank for twenty thousand dollars.

  • The bank cashed his cheque.

  • It was not unusual for the bank to involved in litigation over failed companies.

  • Soothed by the peace of my journey, I had lost all count of time but eventually I became aware that the boat was gliding slowly towards the bank.

  • I take a walk along the bank every morning.

  • The police think the bank robbers are holed up in Chicago.

  • The white church peeps out genially from behind the huts scattered on the river bank.

  • No bank would be willing to underwrite such a loss.

  • " I wonder what to do,'she said worriedly; he paused worriedly before calling the bank.

  • His money is in an offshore island bank.

  • The bank burst and totally collapsed.

  • He fell into the river and, because he was embarrassessed by his heavy overcoat, only managed to swim to the bank.

  • He absconded from the bank with all the money.

  • He knew he'd be in trouble with the bank if he overspent again; I've helped him before, but this time I'm leaving him to stew in his own juice.

  • The road runs along the river bank.

  • Robbers held up a bank at gunpoint.

  • The water of the lake mirrored all the trees on the bank.

  • The bank has assets of more than £1 billion.

  • The river floods caved in the bank.

  • The bank isn't open yet.

Phrase collocation

  • break the bank

    (in gambling) win more money than is held by the bank

  • bank on

    To have confidence in; rely on.

Synonym discrimination

  • bank, beach, coast, shore, seaside


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