bank

I. n.
1.
Mound, knoll, rising ground, heap, pile, tumulus, dike.
2.
Shore, brim, brink, margin, marge, border, bound, rim, rivage.
3.
Shoal, shallow, bar, sandbank, syrtis.
4.
Bench, thwart, beam, rowing-beam.
5.
Row, tier, course.
6.
Banking-house, (one's) banker's, the money-lender's, the usurer's.
II. v. a.
1.
Embank, dike, surround with a bank.
2.
Deposit (in the bank), lay up, put in the bank.
III. v. n.
Have one's account, keep one's funds, conduct one's business, do banking, make one's transactions.

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  • Bank — [bæŋk] noun BANKING ORGANIZATIONS The Bank the Bank of England, Britain s central bank: • The Bank is worried that strong demand for labour could lead to higher wages and prices. * * * Ⅰ …   Financial and business terms

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  • Bank — Bank, n. [F. banque, It. banca, orig. bench, table, counter, of German origin, and akin to E. bench; cf. G. bank bench, OHG. banch. See {Bench}, and cf. {Banco}, {Beach}.] 1. An establishment for the custody, loan, exchange, or issue, of money,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bank — (b[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. banke; akin to E. bench, and prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. bakki. See {Bench}.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Bank — Bank, v. i. 1. To keep a bank; to carry on the business of a banker. [1913 Webster] 2. To deposit money in a bank; to have an account with a banker. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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