Definition of BANK

noun : BANK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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 long ridge or pile; "a huge bank of earth" ;

  • 4. (

    ) an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers; "he operated a bank of switches" ;

  • 5. (

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

  • 6. (

    ) the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games; "he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo" ;

  • 7. (

    ) 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. (

    ) a building in which the business of banking transacted; "the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon" ;

  • 10. (

    ) a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning); "the plane went into a steep bank" ;

verb : BANK

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 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 deposits her paycheck every month" ;

  • 7. (

    ) cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning; "bank a fire" ;


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