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bank1 a heap or mass of something, such as earth or clouds. [6 definitions]
bank2 a business concerned with the safeguarding, exchanging, and lending of money. [6 definitions]
bank account at a bank, the funds credited to a depositor and subject to withdrawal by him or her.
bankbook a book that a depositor keeps containing the bank's records of his or her savings deposits and withdrawals.
bank card an official card, esp. a credit card or ATM card, issued by a bank to a customer and used in transactions.
banker1 an owner or employee of a bank, esp. in management. [2 definitions]
banker2 on the Newfoundland banks, a ship or person engaged in fishing for cod.
banker3 a workbench used by sculptors, masons, or bricklayers for dressing stones or bricks.
bank holiday an official holiday in the UK, when banks and other businesses are closed.
banking the business or profession of running a bank.
bank note a promissory note issued by an authorized bank.
bank on (informal) to rely or depend on.
bank rate the standard rate of discount that is established by a central bank or banks.
bankroll one's readily available money. [3 definitions]
bankrupt in a state of having been legally declared incapable of paying off one's debts and having one's assets administered by a court to compensate creditors. [6 definitions]
bankruptcy the condition of being legally insolvent or bankrupt; impoverishment or destitution. [2 definitions]
bank statement a document that shows all the transactions that have occurred during a specific period of time in a bank account, esp. a periodic statement compiled by a bank for an account holder.
banner a piece of cloth, usu. with a motto or emblem and mounted on a staff, representing a person, organization, or cause. [6 definitions]
bannister variant of banister.
bannock in Scottish or British cookery, a flat unleavened cake made of oatmeal, wheat, or other grains and baked on a griddle.
banns a public announcement in church of an upcoming marriage.