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savings bank

n.
A bank that receives and invests the savings of private depositors and pays interest on the deposits.

savings bank

n
1. (Banking & Finance) a bank that accepts the savings of depositors and pays interest on them
2. a container, usually having a slot in the top, for saving coins

sav′ings bank`


n.
a bank that provides savings accounts primarily and pays interest to its depositors.
[1810–20]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.savings bank - a thrift institution in the northeastern United Statessavings bank - a thrift institution in the northeastern United States; since deregulation in the 1980s they offer services competitive with many commercial banks
thrift institution - a depository financial institution intended to encourage personal savings and home buying
MSB, mutual savings bank - a state-chartered savings bank owned by its depositors and managed by a board of trustees
federal savings bank, FSB - a federally chartered savings bank
2.savings bank - a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at homesavings bank - a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home; "the coin bank was empty"
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
penny bank, piggy bank - a child's coin bank (often shaped like a pig)
Translations
بَنْك التَّوْفير
spořitelna
sparekasse
takarékpénztár
sparisjóîur
sporiteľňa

savings bank

ncassa di risparmio

save1

(seiv) verb
1. to rescue or bring out of danger. He saved his friend from drowning; The house was burnt but he saved the pictures.
2. to keep (money etc) for future use. He's saving (his money) to buy a bicycle; They're saving for a house.
3. to prevent the using or wasting of (money, time, energy etc). Frozen foods save a lot of trouble; I'll telephone and that will save me writing a letter.
4. in football etc, to prevent the opposing team from scoring a goal. The goalkeeper saved six goals.
5. to free from the power of sin and evil.
6. to keep data in the computer.
noun
(in football etc) an act of preventing the opposing team from scoring a goal.
ˈsaver noun
a person or thing that saves, avoids waste etc. The telephone is a great time-saver.
ˈsaving noun
a way of saving money etc or the amount saved in this way. It's a great saving to be able to make one's own clothes.
ˈsavings noun plural
money saved up. He keeps his savings in the bank.
saviour , (American) savior (ˈseivjə) noun
1. (usually with capital) a person or god who saves people from sin, hell etc.
2. a person who rescues a person etc from danger etc. He was the saviour of his country.
saving grace
a good quality that makes up for a fault. His speeches are boring but they have the saving grace of being short.
savings account
an account in a bank or post office on which interest is paid.
savings bank
a bank that receives small savings and gives interest.
save up
to save. He's been saving up for a new bike.
References in classic literature ?
If it did, it would not have any deposits in the savings banks.
Labor's deposits in the savings banks are only a sort of reserve fund that is consumed as fast as it accumulates.
The six-day drivers all tell me the same, and I have laid by more money in the savings bank than ever I did before; and as for the wife and children, sir, why, heart alive
But Tom was clear upon two points,--that his uncle Moss's note must be destroyed; and that Luke's money must be paid, if in no other way, out of his own and Maggie's money now in the savings bank.
I wanted Matthew to put it in the Savings Bank in the first place, but old Mr.
Hill had bought herself a pianner out of what she made picking, so she said, but she was very near, one wouldn't like to be near like that, and most people thought it was only what she said, if the truth was known perhaps it would be found that she had put a bit of money from the savings bank towards it.
Now a bag of remarkable clothespins, next, a wonderful nutmeg grater which fell to pieces at the first trial, a knife cleaner that spoiled all the knives, or a sweeper that picked the nap neatly off the carpet and left the dirt, labor-saving soap that took the skin off one's hands, infallible cements which stuck firmly to nothing but the fingers of the deluded buyer, and every kind of tinware, from a toy savings bank for odd pennies, to a wonderful boiler which would wash articles in its own steam with every prospect of exploding in the process.
He talked to John Hardy in the office of the Winesburg Savings Bank and then the two men went to the house on Elm Street to talk with Louise.
BB&T has pending agreements to acquire, in addition to Asheville Savings Bank, six additional North Carolina headquartered savings banks with total assets of approximately $1.
AMEX: ESX), announced today that the merger of its savings banks and restructuring of the Partnership have been consummated.
Aktia Savings Bank plc was created out of the merger between the Savings Bank of Helsinki and a number of coastal savings banks between 1991 and 1992.

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