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bank 1

 (băngk)
n.
1. A piled-up mass, as of snow or clouds; a heap: a bank of thunderclouds.
2. A steep natural incline.
3. An artificial embankment.
4. often banks
a. The slope of land adjoining a body of water, especially adjoining a river, lake, or channel.
b. A large elevated area of a sea floor.
5. Games The cushion of a billiard or pool table.
6. The lateral inward tilting, as of a motor vehicle or an aircraft, in turning or negotiating a curve.
v. banked, bank·ing, banks
v.tr.
1. To border or protect with a ridge or embankment.
2. To pile up; amass: banked earth along the wall.
3. To cover (a fire), as with ashes or fresh fuel, to ensure continued low burning.
4. To construct with a slope rising to the outside edge: The turns on the racetrack were steeply banked.
5.
a. To tilt (an aircraft) laterally and inwardly in flight.
b. To tilt (a motor vehicle) laterally and inwardly when negotiating a curve.
6. Games To strike (a billiard ball) so that it rebounds from the cushion of the table.
7. Sports To play (a ball or puck) in such a way as to make it glance off a surface, such as a backboard or wall.
v.intr.
1. To rise in or take the form of a bank.
2. To tilt an aircraft or a motor vehicle laterally when turning.

[Middle English, of Scandinavian origin.]

bank 2

 (băngk)
n.
1.
a. A business establishment in which money is kept for saving or commercial purposes or is invested, supplied for loans, or exchanged.
b. The offices or building in which such an establishment is located.
2. Games
a. The funds of a gambling establishment.
b. The funds held by a dealer or banker in certain games, especially gambling games.
c. The reserve pieces, cards, chips, or play money in some games, such as poker, from which the players may draw.
3.
a. A supply or stock for future or emergency use: a grain bank.
b. Medicine A supply of human fluids or tissues, such as blood, sperm, or skin, that is stored in a facility for future use.
4. A place of safekeeping or storage: a computer's memory bank.
v. banked, bank·ing, banks
v.tr.
1. To deposit in a bank.
2. To store for future use.
v.intr.
1. To transact business with a bank or maintain a bank account.
2. To operate a bank.
Phrasal Verb:
bank on
To have confidence in; rely on.

[Middle English banke, from French banque, from Old Italian banca, bench, moneychanger's table, from Old High German banc.]

bank 3

 (băngk)
n.
1. A set of similar or matched things arranged in a row, especially:
a. A set of elevators.
b. A row of keys on a keyboard.
2. Nautical
a. A bench for rowers in a galley.
b. A row of oars in a galley.
3. Printing The lines of type under a headline.
tr.v. banked, bank·ing, banks
To arrange or set up in a row: "Every street was banked with purple-blooming trees" (Doris Lessing).

[Middle English, bench, from Old French banc, from Late Latin bancus, of Germanic origin.]

bank

(bæŋk)
n
1. (Banking & Finance) an institution offering certain financial services, such as the safekeeping of money, conversion of domestic into and from foreign currencies, lending of money at interest, and acceptance of bills of exchange
2. (Banking & Finance) the building used by such an institution
3. a small container used at home for keeping money
4. (Gambling, except Cards) the funds held by a gaming house or a banker or dealer in some gambling games
5. (Card Games) (in various games)
a. the stock, as of money, pieces, tokens, etc, on which players may draw
b. the player holding this stock
6. any supply, store, or reserve, for future use: a data bank; a blood bank.
vb
7. (Banking & Finance) (tr) to deposit (cash, cheques, etc) in a bank
8. (Banking & Finance) (intr) to transact business with a bank
9. (Banking & Finance) (intr) to engage in the business of banking
10. (Gambling, except Cards) (intr) to hold the bank in some gambling games
[C15: probably from Italian banca bench, moneychanger's table, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German banc bench]

bank

(bæŋk)
n
1. a long raised mass, esp of earth; mound; ridge
2. (Physical Geography) a slope, as of a hill
3. (Physical Geography) the sloping side of any hollow in the ground, esp when bordering a river: the left bank of a river is on a spectator's left looking downstream.
4. (Physical Geography)
a. an elevated section, rising to near the surface, of the bed of a sea, lake, or river
b. (in combination): sandbank; mudbank.
5. (Mining & Quarrying)
a. the area around the mouth of the shaft of a mine
b. the face of a body of ore
6. (Aeronautics) the lateral inclination of an aircraft about its longitudinal axis during a turn
7. (Civil Engineering) Also called: banking, camber, cant or superelevation a bend on a road or on a railway, athletics, cycling, or other track having the outside built higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force on vehicles, runners, etc, rounding it at speed and in some cases to facilitate drainage
8. (Billiards & Snooker) the cushion of a billiard table
vb
9. (when: tr, often foll by up) to form into a bank or mound
10. (Civil Engineering) (tr) to border or enclose (a road, etc) with a bank
11. (sometimes foll by: up) to cover (a fire) with ashes, fresh fuel, etc, so that it will burn slowly
12. (Aeronautics) to cause (an aircraft) to tip laterally about its longitudinal axis or (of an aircraft) to tip in this way, esp while turning
13. to travel round a bank, esp at high speed
14. (Billiards & Snooker) (tr) billiards to drive (a ball) into the cushion
[C12: of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Icelandic bakki hill, Old Danish banke, Swedish backe]

bank

(bæŋk)
n
1. an arrangement of objects, esp similar objects, in a row or in tiers: a bank of dials.
2. (Nautical Terms)
a. a tier of oars in a galley
b. a bench for the rowers in a galley
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a grade of lightweight writing and printing paper used for airmail letters, etc
4. (Telecommunications) telephony (in automatic switching) an assembly of fixed electrical contacts forming a rigid unit in a selector or similar device
vb
(tr) to arrange in a bank
[C17: from Old French banc bench, of Germanic origin; see bank1]

bank1

(bæŋk)
n.
1. a long pile or heap; mass: a bank of earth; a bank of clouds.
2. a slope or acclivity.
3. the slope immediately bordering a stream course along which the water normally runs.
4. a broad elevation of the sea floor around which the water is relatively shallow but not a hazard to surface navigation.
5. Also called cant. the inclination of the bed of a banked road or track.
6. the lateral inclination of an aircraft, esp. during a turn.
7. the cushion of a billiard table.
v.t.
8. to border with or like a bank; embank: banking the flooded river with sandbags.
9. to form into a bank or heap: to bank snow along a path.
10. to build (a road or track) with an upward slope from the inner edge to the outer edge at a curve.
11. to tip or incline (an airplane) laterally.
12. (in billiards or pool)
a. to drive (a ball) to the cushion.
b. to pocket (the object ball) by driving it against the bank.
13. to cover (a fire) with ashes or fuel to make it burn long and slowly.
v.i.
14. to build up in or form banks, as clouds or snow.
15. (of an airplane) to tip or incline laterally.
16. (of a road or track) to slope upward from the inner edge to the outer edge at a curve.
[1150–1200; Middle English banke, Old English hōbanca couch, c. Old Norse bakki elevation, hill < Germanic *bank-ōn-; compare bank3, bench]

bank2

(bæŋk)
n.
1. an institution for receiving, lending, and safeguarding money and transacting other financial business.
2. the stock of pieces drawn upon by players in the course of a game, as dominoes.
3. the person or office in a gambling house that holds and distributes cash.
4. a storage place: blood bank; sperm bank.
5. a store or reserve.
v.i.
6. to keep money in or have an account with a bank.
v.t.
7. to deposit in a bank.
8. bank on, to count on; depend on.
[1425–75; late Middle English < Middle French banque < Italian banca table, counter, moneychanger's table < Germanic; compare Old High German bank bench]

bank3

(bæŋk)
n.
1. an arrangement of objects in a line or in tiers: a bank of lights.
2. a bench for rowers in a galley.
3. the group of rowers occupying one bench or rowing one oar.
4. a number of similar devices connected to act together: a bank of transformers.
v.t.
5. to arrange in a bank.
[1200–50; Middle English bank(e) < Old French banc bench < Germanic; see bank1]

Bank

 a mound, pile, or ridge; a group or series of objects; an amount or stock of money; a batch of paper money. See also balk, bar, heap, mass.
Examples: bank of ants; of books, 1577; of clouds, 1626; of electric lights; of fog, 1848; of hill ants, 1747; of judges [a full court in which the judges are “in bank”]; of mist, 1840; of money, 1878; of mussels, 1861; of oars, 1884; of organ keys, 1884; of oysters, 1861; of rememberances, 1576; of sand; of snow; of swans [on the ground].

bank

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1. 'bank'

The bank of a river or lake is the ground at its edge.

There are new developments along both banks of the Thames.
She left her shoes on the bank and dived into the lake.

A bank is also a place where you can keep your money in an account.

You should ask your bank for a loan.
2. 'bench' and 'seat'

Don't call a long, narrow seat in a park or garden a 'bank'. You call it a bench or a seat.

Greg sat on the bench and waited.
She sat on a seat in the park and read her magazine.

bank


Past participle: banked
Gerund: banking

Imperative
bank
bank
Present
I bank
you bank
he/she/it banks
we bank
you bank
they bank
Preterite
I banked
you banked
he/she/it banked
we banked
you banked
they banked
Present Continuous
I am banking
you are banking
he/she/it is banking
we are banking
you are banking
they are banking
Present Perfect
I have banked
you have banked
he/she/it has banked
we have banked
you have banked
they have banked
Past Continuous
I was banking
you were banking
he/she/it was banking
we were banking
you were banking
they were banking
Past Perfect
I had banked
you had banked
he/she/it had banked
we had banked
you had banked
they had banked
Future
I will bank
you will bank
he/she/it will bank
we will bank
you will bank
they will bank
Future Perfect
I will have banked
you will have banked
he/she/it will have banked
we will have banked
you will have banked
they will have banked
Future Continuous
I will be banking
you will be banking
he/she/it will be banking
we will be banking
you will be banking
they will be banking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been banking
you have been banking
he/she/it has been banking
we have been banking
you have been banking
they have been banking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been banking
you will have been banking
he/she/it will have been banking
we will have been banking
you will have been banking
they will have been banking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been banking
you had been banking
he/she/it had been banking
we had been banking
you had been banking
they had been banking
Conditional
I would bank
you would bank
he/she/it would bank
we would bank
you would bank
they would bank
Past Conditional
I would have banked
you would have banked
he/she/it would have banked
we would have banked
you would have banked
they would have banked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bank - sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)bank - sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water); "they pulled the canoe up on the bank"; "he sat on the bank of the river and watched the currents"
riverbank, riverside - the bank of a river
incline, slope, side - an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
waterside - land bordering a body of water
2.bank - a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activitiesbank - a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities; "he cashed a check at the bank"; "that bank holds the mortgage on my home"
financial institution, financial organisation, financial organization - an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets
banking industry, banking system - banks collectively
credit union - a cooperative depository financial institution whose members can obtain loans from their combined savings
Federal Reserve Bank, reserve bank - one of 12 regional banks that monitor and act as depositories for banks in their region
agent bank - a bank that acts as an agent for a foreign bank
commercial bank, full service bank - a financial institution that accepts demand deposits and makes loans and provides other services for the public
state bank - a bank chartered by a state rather than by the federal government
agent bank, lead bank - a bank named by a lending syndicate of several banks to protect their interests
member bank - a bank that is a member of the Federal Reserve System
merchant bank, acquirer - a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee
acquirer - a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock
thrift institution - a depository financial institution intended to encourage personal savings and home buying
Home Loan Bank - one of 11 regional banks that monitor and make short-term credit advances to thrift institutions in their region
3.bank - a long ridge or pile; "a huge bank of earth"
bluff - a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
ridge - a long narrow natural elevation or striation
sandbank - a submerged bank of sand near a shore or in a river; can be exposed at low tide
4.bank - an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiersbank - an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers; "he operated a bank of switches"
array - an orderly arrangement; "an array of troops in battle order"
5.bank - a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)bank - a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
stockpile, reserve, backlog - something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose
blood bank - a place for storing whole blood or blood plasma; "the Red Cross created a blood bank for emergencies"
eye bank - a place for storing and preserving corneas that are obtained from human corpses immediately after death; used for corneal transplantation to patients with corneal defects
food bank - a place where food is contributed and made available to those in need; "they set up a food bank for the flood victims"
soil bank - land retired from crop cultivation and planted with soil-building crops; government subsidies are paid to farmers for their retired land
6.bank - the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling gamesbank - the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games; "he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo"
7.bank - a slope in the turn of a road or trackbank - 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
incline, slope, side - an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain"
8.bank - a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at homebank - 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)
9.bank - a building in which the business of banking transactedbank - a building in which the business of banking transacted; "the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon"
depositary, depository, repository, deposit - a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping
bank vault, vault - a strongroom or compartment (often made of steel) for safekeeping of valuables
10.bank - a flight maneuverbank - a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning); "the plane went into a steep bank"
vertical bank - a bank so steep that the plane's lateral axis approaches the vertical
airplane maneuver, flight maneuver - a maneuver executed by an aircraft
Verb1.bank - tip laterallybank - tip laterally; "the pilot had to bank the aircraft"
tip - cause to tilt; "tip the screen upward"
2.bank - enclose with a bank; "bank roads"
inclose, shut in, close in, enclose - surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"
3.bank - do business with a bank or keep an account at a bankbank - do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank; "Where do you bank in this town?"
transact - conduct business; "transact with foreign governments"
4.bank - act as the banker in a game or in gamblingbank - act as the banker in a game or in gambling
act - discharge one's duties; "She acts as the chair"; "In what capacity are you acting?"
bank - be in the banking business
5.bank - be in the banking businessbank - be in the banking business    
bank - act as the banker in a game or in gambling
do work, work - be employed; "Is your husband working again?"; "My wife never worked"; "Do you want to work after the age of 60?"; "She never did any work because she inherited a lot of money"; "She works as a waitress to put herself through college"
6.bank - put into a bank accountbank - put into a bank account; "She deposits her paycheck every month"
give - transfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody; "I gave her my money"; "can you give me lessons?"; "She gave the children lots of love and tender loving care"
redeposit - deposit once again; "redeposit a cheque"
7.bank - cover with ashes so to control the rate of burningbank - cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning; "bank a fire"
cover - provide with a covering or cause to be covered; "cover her face with a handkerchief"; "cover the child with a blanket"; "cover the grave with flowers"
8.bank - have confidence or faith inbank - have confidence or faith in; "We can trust in God"; "Rely on your friends"; "bank on your good education"; "I swear by my grandmother's recipes"
believe - accept as true; take to be true; "I believed his report"; "We didn't believe his stories from the War"; "She believes in spirits"
credit - have trust in; trust in the truth or veracity of
lean - rely on for support; "We can lean on this man"
depend, bet, reckon, calculate, count, look - have faith or confidence in; "you can count on me to help you any time"; "Look to your friends for support"; "You can bet on that!"; "Depend on your family in times of crisis"

bank

1
verb
1. deposit, keep, clear, save, pay in The agency has banked your cheque.
bank on something rely on, trust (in), depend on, look to, believe in, count on, be sure of, lean on, be confident of, have confidence in, swear by, reckon on, repose trust in She is clearly banking on her past to be the meal ticket for her future.
bank with someone deal with, do business with, have an account with, be a customer of My husband has banked with them since before the war.

bank

2
noun
1. side, edge, margin, shore, brink, lakeside, waterside an old warehouse on the banks of the canal
2. mound, banking, rise, hill, mass, pile, heap, ridge, dune, embankment, knoll, hillock, kopje or koppie (S. African) resting indolently upon a grassy bank
3. mass, accumulation a bank of fog off the north-east coast
verb
1. tilt, tip, pitch, heel, slope, incline, slant, cant, camber A single-engine plane took off and banked above the highway.

bank

3
noun row, group, line, train, range, series, file, rank, arrangement, sequence, succession, array, tier The typical labourer now sits in front of a bank of dials.

bank 1

noun
A group of things gathered haphazardly:
verb
To put into a disordered pile:

bank 2

verb
To place (money) in a bank:
Informal: sock away.
phrasal verb
bank on or upon
To place trust or confidence in:
believe in, count on (or upon), depend on (or upon), reckon on (or upon), rely on (or upon), trust (in).
Translations
بنكبَنْكبَنْك، مُستَوْدَعرُكام، مُنْحَدَر في قاعِ النَّهْرصَف مَفاتيح
bankabřehmělčinanaklánět senásep
bankbankerækkebreddynge op
banko
kallaspank
pankkipengerpenkkarantarantapenger
bankaobala rijeke
bank
bankibirgîasafn/geymsla; blóîbankigrynninghalla í beygjuhrúga upp
土手銀行
은행
bankafondskomplektskrastsnoguldīt bankā
uložiť do banky
bankabreg
bank
ตลิ่งธนาคาร
bankabankasıbankaya yatırmakdizihafifçe yana yatmak
bờngân hàng

bank

1 [bæŋk]
A. N
1. [of river etc] → orilla f; (= small hill) → loma f; (= embankment) → terraplén m; (= sandbank) → banco m; (= escarpment) → escarpa f; [of clouds] → grupo m; [of snow] → montículo m; [of switches] → batería f, serie f; [of phones] → equipo m, batería f; [of oars] → hilera f
2. (Aer) → inclinación f lateral
B. VT
1. (also bank up) [+ earth, sand] → amontonar, apilar; [+ fire] → alimentar (con mucha leña o carbón)
2. (Aer) → ladear
C. VI
1. (Aer) → ladearse
2. to bank up [clouds etc] → acumularse

bank

2 [bæŋk] (Comm, Fin)
A. N (Fin) → banco m; (in games) → banca f (also savings bank) → caja f de ahorros
Bank of EnglandBanco m de Inglaterra
Bank of International Settlements (US) → Banco m Internacional de Pagos
Bank of SpainBanco m de España
to break the bankhacer saltar or quebrar la banca
B. VT [+ money] → depositar en un/el banco, ingresar
C. VI we bank with Smithtenemos la cuenta en el banco Smith
D. CPD bank acceptance Nletra f de cambio
bank account Ncuenta f bancaria
bank balance Nsaldo m
this won't be good for my bank balanceesto no será bueno para mi situación financiera
bank bill N (Brit) → letra f de cambio (US) → billete m de banco
bank book Nlibreta f (de depósitos); (in savings bank) → cartilla f
bank card Ntarjeta f bancaria
bank charges NPL (Brit) → comisión f
bank clerk N (Brit) → empleado/a m/f de banco
bank credit Ncrédito m bancario
bank deposits NPLdepósitos mpl bancarios
bank draft Nletra f de cambio
bank giro Ngiro m bancario
bank holiday N (Brit) → fiesta f, día m festivo, (día m) feriado m (LAm)
bank loan Npréstamo m bancario
bank manager Ndirector(a) m/f de banco
bank rate Ntipo m de interés bancario
bank robber Nladrón m de banco
bank run N (US) → asedio m de un banco
bank statement Nestado m de cuenta
bank transfer Ntransferencia f bancaria
bank on VI + PREPcontar con
don't bank on itsería prudente no contar con eso, no puedes estar tan seguro de eso
bank up VT [+ earth, sand] → amontonar, apilar; [+ fire] → alimentar (con mucha leña o carbón)
BANK HOLIDAY
El término bank holiday se aplica en el Reino Unido a todo día festivo oficial en el que cierran bancos y comercios, que siempre cae en lunes. Los más destacados coinciden con Navidad, Semana Santa, finales de mayo y finales de agosto. Al contrario que en los países de tradición católica, no se celebran las festividades dedicadas a los santos.

bank

[ˈbæŋk]
n
(= financial institution) → banque f
to have money in the bank → avoir de l'argent à la banque
I had £10,000 in the bank → J'avais 10.000 livres à la banque.
it won't break the bank → ça ne va pas me (or te or nous ) ruiner investment bank, savings bank, internet bank
(= border) [river] → bord m; [lake] → bord m, rive f; [canal] → bord m
He walked along the river bank → Il longeait le bord de la rivière.
BUT Il marchait le long de la rivière.
(= mound) → talus m; [earth] → talus m de remblai; [snow] → banc m
We sat down on a grassy bank → Nous nous sommes assis dans l'herbe sur un talus.
(= mass) [fog] → nappe f; [clouds] → banc m
(= store) [data] → banque f
blood bank → banque f du sang sperm bank
(= row) [computers, monitors, dials] → rangée f
vi
[plane] → virer sur l'aile
(= have a bank account)
They bank with Capital Key → Leur banque est Capital Key., Leur banquier est Capital Key.
Who do you bank with? → Tu es à quelle banque?
vt
(= put in the bank) [+ money, cheque] → mettre à la banque
(= earn) [+ amount] → gagner
bank on
vt fus (= rely on) [+ event, fact] → miser sur, tabler sur; [+ person] → compter sur
to bank on sb to do sth → compter sur qn pour faire qch
to bank on sb's doing sth, to bank on sb doing sth
I was banking on your coming today.; I was banking on you coming today → Je comptais sur ta visite aujourd'hui.
to bank on doing sth → compter faire qchbank account ncompte m bancaire, compte m en banquebank balance nsolde m bancairebank card ncarte f d'identité bancairebank charges nplfrais mpl de banquebank clerk n (British)employé(e) m/f de banquebank draft ntraite f bancaire

bank

:
bank acceptance
nBankakzept nt
bank account
nBankkonto nt
bank balance
nKontostand m
bank bill
n
(Brit: Fin) → Bankwechsel m, → Banktratte f
(US: = banknote) → Banknote f, → Geldschein m
bankbook
nSparbuch nt
bank card
nScheckkarte f
bank charge
bank cheque, bank check (US)
nBankscheck m
bank clerk
nBankangestellte(r) mf
bank code number
nBankleitzahl f
bank deposit
nBankeinlage f
bank draft
nBankwechsel m, → Banktratte f

bank

:
bank giro
bank holiday
n (Brit) → öffentlicher Feiertag; (US) → Bankfeiertag m

bank

:
bank loan
nBankkredit m; to take out a bankeinen Kredit bei der Bank aufnehmen
bank manager
nFilialleiter(in) m(f) (einer Bank); my bankder Filialleiter/die Filialleiterin meiner Bank
banknote
nBanknote f, → Geldschein m
bank rate
n (Brit) → Diskontsatz m
bank reference
n (for new customer etc) → Bankauskunft f
bank robber
nBankräuber(in) m(f)
bank robbery
nBankraub m
bankroll (esp US)
nBündel ntGeldscheine; (fig)Geld nt, → Geldmittel pl
vt (inf) to bank somebodyjdn finanziell unterstützen; to bank somethingetw finanzieren

bank

:
bank sort code
nBankleitzahl f
bank statement
nKontoauszug m
bank transfer

bank

1
n
(of earth, sand)Wall m, → Damm m; (Rail) → (Bahn)damm m; (= slope)Böschung f, → Abhang m; (on racetrack) → Kurvenüberhöhung f; bank of snowSchneeverwehung f
(of river, lake)Ufer nt; we sat on the banks of a river/lakewir saßen an einem Fluss/See or Fluss-/Seeufer
(in sea, river) → (Sand)bank f
(of clouds)Wand f, → Bank f
(Aviat) → Querlage f; to go into a bankin den Kurvenflug gehen
vt
roadüberhöhen
rivermit einer Böschung versehen, einfassen
planein die Querlage bringen
vi (Aviat) → den Kurvenflug einleiten, in die Querlage gehen

bank

2
n
Bank f
(Gambling) → Bank f; to keep or be the bankdie Bank halten or haben
(Med) → Bank f
(fig)Vorrat m (→ of an +dat)
vt moneyzur Bank bringen, einzahlen
vi where do you bank?bei welcher Bank haben Sie Ihr Konto?; I bank with Lloydsich habe ein Konto or ich bin bei Lloyds

bank

3
n
(Naut: = rower’s bench) → Ruderbank f
(= row of objects, oars)Reihe f; (on organ, typewriter) → (Tasten)reihe f

bank

[bæŋk]
1. n
a. (Fin, Med) → banca (Gambling) → banco
b. (of river) → sponda, riva; (embankment) → argine m; (of road, racetrack) → terrapieno
c. (heap, of earth, mud) → mucchio; (of snow) → cumulo; (of clouds, sand) → banco
d. (Aer) → virata
2. vt (money) → depositare in banca
3. vi
a.servirsi di una banca
they bank with Pitt's (Comm) → sono clienti di Pitt's
where do you bank? → qual è la sua banca?
b. (Aviat) → inclinarsi in virata
bank on vi + prepfar conto su, contare su
bank up vt + adv (sand) → ammucchiare

bank1

(bӕŋk) noun
1. a mound or ridge (of earth etc). The child climbed the bank to pick flowers.
2. the ground at the edge of a river, lake etc. The river overflowed its banks.
3. a raised area of sand under the sea. a sand-bank.
verb
1. (often with up) to form into a bank or banks. The earth was banked up against the wall of the house.
2. to tilt (an aircraft etc) while turning. The plane banked steeply.

bank2

(bӕŋk) noun
1. a place where money is lent or exchanged, or put for safety and/or to acquire interest. He has plenty of money in the bank; I must go to the bank today.
2. a place for storing other valuable material. A blood bank.
verb
to put into a bank. He banks his wages every week.
ˈbanker noun
a person who owns or manages a bank.
bank book
a book recording money deposited in, or withdrawn from, a bank.
banker's card (also cheque card)
a card issued by a bank guaranteeing payment of the holder's cheques.
bank holiday
a day on which banks are closed (and which is often also a public holiday).
ˈbank-note noun
a piece of paper issued by a bank, used as money.
bank on
to rely on. Don't bank on me – I'll probably be late.

bank3

(bӕŋk) noun
a collection of rows (of instruments etc). The modern pilot has banks of instruments.

bank

بَنْك, ضِفَّة banka, břeh bank, banke Bank, Erdwall όχθη, τράπεζα banco, ribera, terraplén pankki, penger banque, rive banka, obala rijeke banca, sponda 土手, 銀行, 은행 bank, oever bank, kant bank, brzeg banco, margem банк, отмель bank ตลิ่ง, ธนาคาร banka, ırmak kıyısı bờ, ngân hàng 堤岸, 银行

bank

n. banco;
blood ______ de sangre.

bank

n banco; blood — banco de sangre; food — banco de alimentos; organ — banco de órganos
References in classic literature ?
She put on her hat and jacket as noiselessly as possible, and going to the back entry window, got out upon the roof of a low porch, swung herself down to the grassy bank, and took a roundabout way to the road.
The two were walking in the fields on a summer afternoon and had stopped to sit upon a grassy bank.
That is if you're through telling me about my affairs," for Ned, who had formerly worked in the Shopton bank, had recently been made general financial man- ager of the interests of Tom and his father.
Don't be scared if you see anything look out of that hole in the bank over there.
From his trousers pockets he took a fistful of crumpled bank notes and a good deal of silver coin, which he piled on the bureau indiscriminately with keys, knife, handkerchief, and whatever else happened to be in his pockets.
At the next instant, a youthful warrior passed between them, with a noiseless step, and seated himself on the bank of the rapid stream.
Thorndike, unaccustomed to cross the pavement to his office unless escorted by bank messengers and plain-clothes men, felt the room growing rapidly smaller; the figure of the truculent Greek loomed to heroic proportions.
They began at the water- mark and proceeded in the bank some distance, which we understood by their making the water muddy with the clay; and we immediately proceeded to disappoint their design, by cutting a trench across their subterranean passage.
The foundation of their airy castles lay already before them in the strip of rich alluvium on the river bank, where the North Fork, sharply curving round the base of Devil's Spur, had for centuries swept the detritus of gulch and canyon.
One perceived him to be a personage of marked influence and authority; and, especially, you could feel just as certain that he was opulent as if he had exhibited his bank account, or as if you had seen him touching the twigs of the Pyncheon Elm, and, Midas-like, transmuting them to gold.
Here they sat down on a luxuriant heap of moss; which at some epoch of the preceding century, had been a gigantic pine, with its roots and trunk in the darksome shade, and its head aloft in the upper atmosphere It was a little dell where they had seated themselves, with a leaf-strewn bank rising gently on either side, and a brook flowing through the midst, over a bed of fallen and drowned leaves.
During the summer and fall Jurgis and Ona managed to pay her back the last penny they owed her, and so she began to have a bank account.