Meaning of BANK in English

vt to deposit in a bank.

2. bank ·vt to pass by the banks of.

3. bank ·noun a sort of table used by printers.

4. bank ·vt to heap or pile up; as, to bank sand.

5. bank ·noun the bench or seat upon which the judges sit.

6. bank ·noun the building or office used for banking purposes.

7. bank ·noun the face of the coal at which miners are working.

8. bank ·vi to keep a bank; to carry on the business of a banker.

9. bank ·noun a bench, as for rowers in a galley; also, a tier of oars.

10. bank ·vi to deposit money in a bank; to have an account with a banker.

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

12. bank ·noun a deposit of ore or coal, worked by excavations above water level.

13. bank ·noun a steep acclivity, as the slope of a hill, or the side of a ravine.

14. bank ·noun a bench; a high seat, or seat of distinction or judgment; a tribunal or court.

15. bank ·noun a bench, or row of keys belonging to a keyboard, as in an organ.

xvi. bank ·noun in certain games, as dominos, a fund of pieces from which the players are allowed to draw.

xvii. bank ·noun a fund from deposits or contributions, to be used in transacting business; a joint stock or capital.

xviii. bank ·add. ·noun a group or series of objects arranged near together; as, a bank of electric lamps, ·etc.

xix. bank ·noun an elevation, or rising ground, under the sea; a shoal, shelf, or shallow; as, the banks of newfoundland.

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

xxi. bank ·add. ·vi to tilt sidewise in rounding a curve;

— said of a flying machine, an aerocurve, or the like.

xxii. bank ·noun 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.

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

xxiv. bank ·add. ·noun the lateral inclination of an aeroplane as it rounds a curve; as, a bank of 45° is easy; a bank of 90° is dangerous.

xxv. bank ·noun 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.

xxvi. bank ·noun 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.

xxvii. bank ·noun 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.

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