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bank

noun

1 bank

Sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water).

Roget 717: defense, protection, guard, ward; shielding etc. v.; propugnation, preservation etc. 670; guardianship.    area defense; ... show more

Roget 667: rocks, reefs, coral reef, sunken rocks, snags; sands, quicksands; syrt, syrtis; Goodwin sands, sandy foundation; slippery ground; breakers, shoals, ... show more

Roget 342: land, earth, ground, dry land, terra firma.    continent, mainland, peninsula, chersonese [Fr.], delta; tongue of land, neck of land; isthmus, oasis; ... show more

Roget 636: stock, fund, mine, vein, lode, quarry; spring; fount, fountain; well, wellspring; milch cow.    stock in trade, supply; ... show more



2 bank

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.

synonyms: banking company, banking concern, depository financial institution.

Dutch: bank, bankieren, bankiershuis, bankinstelling
Polish: bank

3 bank

A long ridge or pile.

4 bank

An arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers.

5 bank

A supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies).

6 bank

The funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games.

Dutch: bankieren

7 bank

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.

synonyms: camber, cant.

Roget 217: obliquity, inclination, slope, slant, crookedness etc. adj.; slopeness; leaning etc. v.; bevel, tilt; bias, ... show more

Polish: przechyłka

8 bank

A container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home:
— The coin bank was empty.

synonyms: coin bank, money box, savings bank.

Roget 802: treasury, bank, exchequer, fisc, hanaper; cash register, kutcherry, bursary; strong box, strong hold, strong room; coffer; chest etc. ... show more

9 bank

A building in which the business of banking transacted:
— The bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon.

synonym: bank building.

Polish: bank

10 bank

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

Dutch: rol, rollen, wenden, wending

verb

1 bank

Tip laterally.

2 bank

Enclose with a bank.

3 bank

Do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank.

Dutch: bankieren

4 bank

Act as the banker in a game or in gambling.

5 bank

Be in the banking business.

6 bank

Put into a bank account.

synonym: deposit.

Roget 636: store; put by, lay by, set by; stow away; set apart, lay apart; store treasure, hoard treasure, lay up, heap up, put up, garner up, save up; ... show more

Dutch: deponeren

7 bank

Cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning.

8 bank

Have faith or confidence in.

synonyms: bet, calculate, count, depend, look, reckon, rely, swear.

Dutch: rekenen op, vertrouwen op


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