Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun bank

10 senses of bank

Sense 1
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")
       => slope, incline, side -- (an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain")

Sense 2
depository financial institution, bank, banking concern, banking company -- (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 organization, financial organisation -- (an institution (public or private) that collects funds (from the public or other institutions) and invests them in financial assets)

Sense 3
bank -- (a long ridge or pile; "a huge bank of earth")
       => ridge -- (a long narrow natural elevation or striation)

Sense 4
bank -- (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")

Sense 5
bank -- (a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies))
       => reserve, backlog, stockpile -- (something kept back or saved for future use or a special purpose)

Sense 6
bank -- (the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games; "he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo")
       => funds, finances, monetary resource, cash in hand, pecuniary resource -- (assets in the form of money)

Sense 7
bank, cant, camber -- (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)
       => slope, incline, side -- (an elevated geological formation; "he climbed the steep slope"; "the house was built on the side of a mountain")

Sense 8
savings bank, coin bank, money box, 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))

Sense 9
bank, bank building -- (a building in which the business of banking transacted; "the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon")
       => depository, deposit, depositary, repository -- (a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping)

Sense 10
bank -- (a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning); "the plane went into a steep bank")
       => flight maneuver, airplane maneuver -- (a maneuver executed by an aircraft)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb bank

8 senses of bank

Sense 1
bank -- (tip laterally; "the pilot had to bank the aircraft")
       => tip -- (cause to tilt; "tip the screen upward")

Sense 2
bank -- (enclose with a bank; "bank roads")
       => enclose, close in, inclose, shut in -- (surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence")

Sense 3
bank -- (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")

Sense 4
bank -- (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?")

Sense 5
bank -- (be in the banking business)
       => work, do 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")

Sense 6
deposit, bank -- (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")

Sense 7
bank -- (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")

Sense 8
trust, swear, rely, bank -- (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")

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