bank
noun.
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
noun.
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
noun.
a long ridge or pile
a huge bank of earth
noun.
an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers
he operated a bank of switches
noun.
a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
noun.
the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games
he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo
noun.
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
Synonym: camber, cant
noun.
a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home
the coin bank was empty
noun.
a building in which the business of banking transacted
the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon
Synonym: bank building
noun.
a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning)
the plane went into a steep bank
verb.
tip laterally
the pilot had to bank the aircraft
verb.
enclose with a bank
bank roads
verb.
do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank
Where do you bank in this town?
verb.
act as the banker in a game or in gambling
verb.
be in the banking business
verb.
put into a bank account
She deposits her paycheck every month
Synonym: deposit
verb.
cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning
bank a fire
verb.
have faith or confidence in
you can count on me to help you any time|Look to your friends for support|You can bet on that!|Depend on your family in times of crisis