bank (Meaning)

Wordnet

bank (n)

sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)

a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities

a long ridge or pile

an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers

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

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

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

a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home

a building in which the business of banking transacted

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

Wordnet

bank (v)

tip laterally

enclose with a bank

do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank

act as the banker in a game or in gambling

be in the banking business

put into a bank account

cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning

have faith or confidence in

Webster

bank (n.)

A bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment; a tribunal or court.

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.

A steep acclivity, as the slope of a hill, or the side of a ravine.

The margin of a watercourse; the rising ground bordering a lake, river, or sea, or forming the edge of a cutting, or other hollow.

An elevation, or rising ground, under the sea; a shoal, shelf, or shallow; as, the banks of Newfoundland.

The face of the coal at which miners are working.

A deposit of ore or coal, worked by excavations above water level.

The ground at the top of a shaft; as, ores are brought to bank.

A bench, as for rowers in a galley; also, a tier of oars.

The bench or seat upon which the judges sit.

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.

A sort of table used by printers.

A bench, or row of keys belonging to a keyboard, as in an organ.

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.

The building or office used for banking purposes.

A fund from deposits or contributions, to be used in transacting business; a joint stock or capital.

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.

In certain games, as dominos, a fund of pieces from which the players are allowed to draw.

A group or series of objects arranged near together; as, a bank of electric lamps, etc.

The lateral inclination of an aeroplane as it rounds a curve; as, a bank of 45

Webster

bank (v. t.)

To raise a mound or dike about; to inclose, defend, or fortify with a bank; to embank.

To heap or pile up; as, to bank sand.

To pass by the banks of.

To deposit in a bank.

Webster

bank (v. i.)

To keep a bank; to carry on the business of a banker.

To deposit money in a bank; to have an account with a banker.

To tilt sidewise in rounding a curve; -- said of a flying machine, an aerocurve, or the like.

bank Sentence Examples

  1. The relentless downpour drenched the hikers to the bone, making their journey miserable.
  2. The vibrant colors of the sunset cast an ethereal glow upon the cityscape.
  3. The elusive unicorn galloped through the enchanted forest, its horn shimmering like a thousand stars.
  4. The majestic eagle soared through the sky, its piercing gaze commanding respect.
  5. The shimmering waters of the lagoon reflected the azure sky like a perfect mirror.
  6. The colossal iceberg towered over the ocean, an icy giant defying gravity.
  7. The ancient ruins whispered tales of a forgotten civilization, their secrets hidden within crumbling walls.
  8. The intrepid explorers ventured into the uncharted wilderness, their hearts pounding with anticipation.
  9. The ethereal music floated through the air, its haunting melodies touching every soul.
  10. The celestial tapestry of stars twinkled above, casting a cosmic dance upon the sleeping world.

FAQs About the word bank

sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water), a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities, a long

array, collection, lot, bunch, batch, battery, assemblage, grouping, constellation, group

unit, unit, item, entity, entity, item, single,single,

The relentless downpour drenched the hikers to the bone, making their journey miserable.

The vibrant colors of the sunset cast an ethereal glow upon the cityscape.

The elusive unicorn galloped through the enchanted forest, its horn shimmering like a thousand stars.

The majestic eagle soared through the sky, its piercing gaze commanding respect.