HyperDic: bank

English > 18 senses of the word bank:
NOUNobjectbanksloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
groupbank, depository financial institution, banking concern, banking companya financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
objectbanka long ridge or pile
groupbankan arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers
possessionbanka supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
possessionbankthe funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games
objectbank, cant, cambera slope in the turn of a road or track
artifactbank, savings bank, coin bank, money boxa container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home
artifactbank, bank buildinga building in which the business of banking transacted
actbanka flight maneuver
VERBmotionbanktip laterally
contactbankenclose with a bank
possessionbankdo business / business with a bank or keep an account at a bank
possessionbankact as the banker in a game / game or in gambling
possessionbankbe in the banking business
possessionbank, depositput into a bank account
contactbankcover with ashes so to control the rate of burning
cognitionbank, count, bet, depend, swear, rely, look, calculate, reckonhave confidence or faith in
bank > pronunciation
Soundsbae'ngk
Rhymesantitank ... yank / Yank: 28 rhymes with aengk...
English > bank: 18 senses > noun 1, object
Meaningsloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water).
Examples
  • "they pulled the canoe up on the bank"
  • "he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents"
Narrowerriverbank, riversideThe bank of a river
watersideLand bordering a body of water
Broaderslope, incline, sideAn elevated geological formation
Spanishmargen, orilla, ribera, vera
Catalanmarge, vora
Verbsbankenclose with a bank
English > bank: 18 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities.
Examples
  • "he cashed a check at the bank"
  • "that bank holds the mortgage on my home"
Synonymsdepository financial institution, banking concern, banking company
Member ofbanking industry, banking systembanks collectively
NarrowerFederal Reserve Bank, reserve bankOne of 12 regional banks that monitor and act as depositories for banks in their region
Home Loan BankOne of 11 regional banks that monitor and make short-term credit advances to thrift institutions in their region
acquirerA corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock
agent bankA bank that acts as an agent for a foreign bank
commercial bank, full service bankA financial institution that accepts demand deposits and makes loans and provides other services for the public
credit unionA cooperative depository financial institution whose members can obtain loans from their combined savings
lead bank, agent bankA bank named by a lending syndicate of several banks to protect their interests
member bankA bank that is a member of the Federal Reserve System
merchant bank, acquirerA credit card processing bank
state bankA bank chartered by a state rather than by the federal government
thrift institutionA depository financial institution intended to encourage personal savings and home buying
Broaderfinancial institution, financial organization, financial organisationAn institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public / public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
Spanishbanca, banco
Catalanbanca, banc
Verbsbankput into a bank account
bankbe in the banking business
bankdo business / business with a bank or keep an account at a bank
English > bank: 18 senses > noun 3, object
MeaningA long ridge or pile.
Example"a huge bank of earth"
NarrowerbluffA high steep bank / bank (usually formed by river erosion)
sandbankA submerged bank of sand near a shore or in a river
BroaderridgeA long narrow natural elevation or striation
Spanishbajío, banco
Catalanbaix, banc
English > bank: 18 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningAn arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers.
Example"he operated a bank of switches"
BroaderarrayAn orderly arrangement
Spanishbatería
Catalanbateria
English > bank: 18 senses > noun 5, possession
MeaningA supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies).
Narrowerblood bankA place for storing whole blood or blood plasma
eye bankA place for storing and preserving corneas that are obtained from human corpses immediately after death
food bankA place where food is contributed and made available to those in need
soil bankLand retired from crop cultivation and planted with soil-building crops
Broaderreserve, backlog, stockpileSomething kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
Spanishbanco
Catalanbanc
English > bank: 18 senses > noun 6, possession
MeaningThe funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games.
Example"he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo"
Broaderfunds, finances, monetary resource, cash in hand, pecuniary resourceassets in the form of money
Spanishbanca, banco
Catalanbanca
English > bank: 18 senses > noun 7, object
MeaningA 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.
Synonymscant, camber
Broaderslope, incline, sideAn elevated geological formation
Spanishperalte
Catalaninclinació
English > bank: 18 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home.
Example"the coin bank was empty"
Synonymssavings bank, coin bank, money box
Narrowerpiggy bank, penny bankA child's coin bank (often shaped like a pig)
BroadercontainerAny object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
Spanishcaja de caudales, hucha
Catalancaixa de cabals
English > bank: 18 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningA building in which the business of banking transacted.
Example"the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon"
Synonymbank building
Partsvault, bank vaultA strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables
Broaderdepository, deposit, depositary, repositoryA facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
Spanishbanco
Catalanbanc
Verbsbankput into a bank account
bankbe in the banking business
bankdo business / business with a bank or keep an account at a bank
English > bank: 18 senses > noun 10, act
MeaningA flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning).
Example"the plane went into a steep bank"
Narrowervertical bankA bank so steep that the plane's lateral axis approaches the vertical
Broaderflight maneuver, airplane maneuverA maneuver executed by an aircraft
Verbsbanktip laterally
English > bank: 18 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningTip laterally.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"the pilot had to bank the aircraft"
BroadertipCause to tilt
Spanishladearse, ladear
Nounsbanka flight maneuver
English > bank: 18 senses > verb 2, contact
Meaningenclose with a bank.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"bank roads"
Broaderenclose, close in, inclose, shut inSurround completely
Spanishembancar
Nounsbanksloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
English > bank: 18 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningdo business / business with a bank or keep an account at a bank.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"Where do you bank in this town?"
BroadertransactConduct business
Spanishoperar en bancos
Adjectivesbankableacceptable to or at a bank
Nounsbanka building in which the business of banking transacted
banka financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
bankingtransacting business with a bank
English > bank: 18 senses > verb 4, possession
Meaningact as the banker in a game / game or in gambling.
PatternSomebody ----s
BroaderactDischarge one's duties
Similar tobankBe in the banking business
English > bank: 18 senses > verb 5, possession
MeaningBe in the banking business.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderwork, do workBe employed
Similar tobankact as the banker in a game / game or in gambling
Adjectivesbankableacceptable to or at a bank
Nounsbanka building in which the business of banking transacted
banka financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
bankera financier who owns or is an executive in a bank
bankingengaging in the business of keeping money for savings and checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and credit etc.
English > bank: 18 senses > verb 6, possession
Meaningput into a bank account.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey bank the money
Synonymdeposit
NarrowerredepositDeposit once again
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Oppositewithdraw, draw, take out, draw offRemove (a commodity) from (a supply source)
Spanishdepositar, ingresar
Catalandepositar, dipositar, ingressar
Adjectivesbankableacceptable to or at a bank
Nounsbanka building in which the business of banking transacted
banka financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
bankingtransacting business with a bank
English > bank: 18 senses > verb 7, contact
MeaningCover with ashes so to control the rate of burning.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"bank a fire"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
English > bank: 18 senses > verb 8, cognition
MeaningHave confidence or faith in.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "bank on your good education"
Synonymscount, bet, depend, swear, rely, look, calculate, reckon
BroadertrustHave confidence or faith in
Spanishapostar, calcular, confiar, contar, depender, fiarse, fiar
Catalanapostar, calcular, comptar amb, confiar, dependre, fiar, tenir fe

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