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Synonyms for bank
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bank(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    coin bank, banking concern, camber, banking company, cant, savings bank, depository financial institution, bank building, money box

  2. depository financial institution, bank, banking concern, banking company(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    cant, banking concern, camber, banking company, coin bank, savings bank, depository financial institution, bank building, money box

  3. bank(noun)

    a long ridge or pile

    "a huge bank of earth"

    Synonyms:
    coin bank, banking concern, camber, banking company, cant, savings bank, depository financial institution, bank building, money box

  4. bank(noun)

    an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers

    "he operated a bank of switches"

    Synonyms:
    coin bank, banking concern, camber, banking company, cant, savings bank, depository financial institution, bank building, money box

  5. bank(noun)

    a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)

    Synonyms:
    coin bank, banking concern, camber, banking company, cant, savings bank, depository financial institution, bank building, money box

  6. bank(noun)

    the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games

    "he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo"

    Synonyms:
    coin bank, banking concern, camber, banking company, cant, savings bank, depository financial institution, bank building, money box

  7. bank, cant, camber(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    argot, pious platitude, banking company, money box, banking concern, slang, chamfer, lingo, bank building, coin bank, patois, savings bank, vernacular, bevel, camber, jargon, cant, buzzword, depository financial institution

  8. savings bank, coin bank, money box, bank(noun)

    a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home

    "the coin bank was empty"

    Synonyms:
    coin bank, banking concern, money box, till, banking company, savings bank, cant, cashbox, depository financial institution, camber, bank building

  9. bank, bank building(noun)

    a building in which the business of banking transacted

    "the bank is on the corner of Nassau and Witherspoon"

    Synonyms:
    coin bank, banking concern, camber, banking company, cant, savings bank, depository financial institution, bank building, money box

  10. bank(verb)

    a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning)

    "the plane went into a steep bank"

    Synonyms:
    coin bank, banking concern, camber, banking company, cant, savings bank, depository financial institution, bank building, money box

  11. bank(verb)

    tip laterally

    "the pilot had to bank the aircraft"

    Synonyms:
    swear, trust, rely, deposit

  12. bank(verb)

    enclose with a bank

    "bank roads"

    Synonyms:
    swear, trust, rely, deposit

  13. bank(verb)

    do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank

    "Where do you bank in this town?"

    Synonyms:
    swear, trust, rely, deposit

  14. bank(verb)

    act as the banker in a game or in gambling

    Synonyms:
    swear, trust, rely, deposit

  15. bank(verb)

    be in the banking business

    Synonyms:
    swear, trust, rely, deposit

  16. deposit, bank(verb)

    put into a bank account

    "She deposits her paycheck every month"

    Synonyms:
    situate, rely, lodge, stick, wedge, trust, posit, deposit, swear, fix

  17. bank(verb)

    cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning

    "bank a fire"

    Synonyms:
    swear, trust, rely, deposit

  18. trust, swear, rely, bank(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    depose, affirm, blaspheme, trust, imprecate, depone, swan, aver, confide, avow, entrust, hope, cuss, desire, swear, curse, assert, intrust, commit, deposit, rely, verify, believe

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. bank

    Bank is a general term for the land along the edge of a water course; it may also denote a raised portion of the bed of a river, lake, or ocean; as, the Banks of Newfoundland. A beach is a strip or expanse of incoherent wave-worn sand, which is often pebbly or full of boulders; we speak of the beach of a lake or ocean; a beach is sometimes found in the bend of a river. Strand is a more poetic term for a wave-washed shore, especially as a place for landing or embarking; as, the keel grates on the strand. The whole line of a country or continent that borders the sea is a coast. Shore is any land, whether cliff, or sand, or marsh, bordering water. We do not speak of the coast of a river, nor of the banks of the ocean, tho there may be banks by or under the sea. Edge is the line where land and water meet; as, the water's edge. Brink is the place from which one may fall; as, the river's brink; the brink of a precipice; the brink of ruin.

    Synonyms:
    beach, border, bound, brim, brink, coast, edge, marge, margin, rim, shore, strand

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bank(n)

    Synonyms:
    mound, pile, ridge, dike, heap, drift, embankment, brink, shore, rivage, rim, brim, marge, strand, shallow, shoal, bar, levee, terreplein

  2. bank(v)

    Synonyms:
    embank, dike, pile up, heap up

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    banking, banks, banque, banco, west, banca, banka, western, shore, bench, ribera, file, ebrd, banker, eib, banke, adb, shoreline

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How to say bank in sign language?

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How to use bank in a sentence?

  1. Robert Palladino:

    It does not signal a change of U.S. policy on Jerusalem, the West Bank or the Gaza Strip, the specific boundaries of Israeli sovereignty in Jerusalem are subject to final status negotiations between the parties.

  2. Armen Gasparyan:

    If banks from the top 30 get into trouble, the government will have to save them at any price, it would be very painful for such a bank to go under, as it could spark a crisis of confidence in which the population withdraws deposits en masse and interbank lending rates spike.

  3. George Osborne:

    We have decided to become the first major western nation to be a prospective founding member of the new Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, because we think you should be present at the creation of these new international institutions.

  4. The European Commission:

    The European Commission has approved additional state aid of 2.72 billion euros to Greek Piraeus Bank under EU state aid rules, on the basis of an amended restructuring plan, i welcome that Piraeus Bank has covered a significant part of its capital needs from private investors. This is a sign of market confidence. The additional public support and further implementation of its restructuring plan should enable the bank to return to long-term viability and continue supporting the recovery of the Greek economy.

  5. Wes Williams:

    Ronald Reagan had people saying government is the problem while they were going to the bank with their Social Security check or to their doctors with Medicare.


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