Definitions for bank

Definitions for (noun) bank

Main entry: bank

Definition: a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning)

Usage: the plane went into a steep bank

Main entry: bank, bank building

Definition: a building in which the business of banking transacted

Usage: the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon

Main entry: savings bank, bank, money box, coin bank

Definition: a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home

Usage: the coin bank was empty

Main entry: bank, banking company, banking concern, depository financial institution

Definition: a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities

Usage: he cashed a check at the bank; that bank holds the mortgage on my home

Main entry: bank

Definition: an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers

Usage: he operated a bank of switches

Main entry: bank

Definition: a long ridge or pile

Usage: a huge bank of earth

Main entry: bank

Definition: sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)

Usage: they pulled the canoe up on the bank; he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents

Main entry: bank, camber, cant

Definition: 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

Main entry: bank

Definition: the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games

Usage: he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo

Main entry: bank

Definition: a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)

Definitions for (verb) bank

Main entry: swear, trust, rely, bank

Definition: have confidence or faith in

Usage: We can trust in God; Rely on your friends; bank on your good education; I swear by my grandmother's recipes

Main entry: bank

Definition: cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning

Usage: bank a fire

Main entry: bank

Definition: enclose with a bank

Usage: bank roads

Main entry: bank

Definition: tip laterally

Usage: the pilot had to bank the aircraft

Main entry: deposit, bank

Definition: put into a bank account

Usage: She deposits her paycheck every month

Main entry: bank

Definition: be in the banking business

Main entry: bank

Definition: act as the banker in a game or in gambling

Main entry: bank

Definition: do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank

Usage: Where do you bank in this town?

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