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Bank meaning

bank - 32 dictionary results

  1. 1. a supply or stock held in reserve for future use ( especially in emergencies)
  2. 2. cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning; " bank a fire"
  3. 3. tip laterally; " the pilot had to bank the aircraft"
  4. 4. put into a bank account; " She deposites her paycheck every month"
  5. 5. be in the banking business
  6. 6. act as the banker in a game or in gambling
  7. 7. A bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment; a tribunal or court.
  8. 8. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge of earth; as, a bank of clouds; a bank of snow.
  9. 9. A steep acclivity, as the slope of a hill, or the side of a ravine.
  10. 10. The margin of a watercourse; the rising ground bordering a lake, river, or sea, or forming the edge of a cutting, or other hollow.
  11. 11. An elevation, or rising ground, under the sea; a shoal, shelf, or shallow; as, the banks of Newfoundland.
  12. 12. The face of the coal at which miners are working.
  13. 13. The ground at the top of a shaft; as, ores are brought to bank.
  14. 14. To heap or pile up; as, to bank sand.
  15. 15. To pass by the banks of.
  16. 16. A bench, as for rowers in a galley; also, a tier of oars.
  17. 17. The bench or seat upon which the judges sit.
  18. 18. The regular term of a court of law, or the full court sitting to hear arguments upon questions of law, as distinguished from a sitting at Nisi Prius, or a court held for jury trials. See Banc.
  19. 19. A sort of table used by printers.
  20. 20. A bench, or row of keys belonging to a keyboard, as in an organ.
  21. 21. An establishment for the custody, loan, exchange, or issue, of money, and for facilitating the transmission of funds by drafts or bills of exchange; an institution incorporated for performing one or more of such functions, or the stockholders ( or their representatives, the directors), acting in their corporate capacity.
  22. 22. The building or office used for banking purposes.
  23. 23. The sum of money or the checks which the dealer or banker has as a fund, from which to draw his stakes and pay his losses.
  24. 24. In certain games, as dominos, a fund of pieces from which the players are allowed to draw.
  25. 25. To keep a bank; to carry on the business of a banker.
  26. 26. A group or series of objects arranged near together; as, a bank of electric lamps, etc.
  27. 27. The lateral inclination of an aeroplane as it rounds a curve; as, a bank of 45¡ is easy; a bank of 90¡ is dangerous.
  28. 28. To tilt sidewise in rounding a curve; - said of a flying machine, an aerocurve, or the like.
  29. 29. A ridge of earth; ground rising from a river, lake, etc.
  30. 30. An establishment where money is deposited.
  31. 31. To put money in a bank.
  32. 32. To raise a bank.

bank - examples of usage

  1. A narrow green bank lay between the railroad and the creek.
  2. The new Bank in this particular little town is not really new. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
  3. He put it in the bank, just as his father would have put it into a strong box under his bed. - "Hodge and His Masters", Richard Jefferies.
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