Definition - bank

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bank
  1. 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"
  2. be in the banking business
  3. an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers; "he operated a bank of switches"
  4. act as the banker in a game or in gambling
  5. a long ridge or pile; "a huge bank of earth"
  6. do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank; "Where do you bank in this town?"
  7. 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"
  8. 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
  9. the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games; "he tried to break the bank at Monte Carlo"
  10. a supply or stock held in reserve for futur

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