bank
{{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}}
noun
1 for money
ADJECTIVE
big, large, major
small
central, clearing (in the UK), commercial, international, investment, issuing, national, reserve, savings

The central bank has put up interest rates.

The bond will be priced by the issuing bank.

She has her money in one of the largest savings banks.

private
foreign, international, overseas
offshore
VERB + BANK
go to
borrow (sth) from
rob
owe

The company owes the bank more than €4 million.

bail out

The government has refused to bail out the bank.

BANK + VERB
pay sb sth
lend sb sth

The bank lent her money to buy a car.

underwrite sth

A group of ten international banks is to underwrite and sell the bonds.

charge sb/sth

The bank charged him a monthly $5 fee.

issue sth

Many of these banks issue both credit and debit cards.

collapse, crash

Investors lost millions when the bank crashed.

BANK + NOUN
account, balance, deposit, loan, statement
charges (esp. BrE), fees (AmE)
credit
manager
teller
robber
heist, robbery
PREPOSITION
from a/the bank

He got a large loan from the bank.

in a/the bank

I'll put half the money in the bank and spend the rest.

out of a/the bank

I need to get some money out of the bank.

2 by a river/canal
ADJECTIVE
far, opposite, other

We could see them waving on the opposite bank.

canal, river
VERB + BANK
burst, overflow

The river had burst its banks after torrential rain.

PREPOSITION
along a/the bank

We strolled along the river bank.

on a/the bank

a picnic on the banks of the river

3 area of sloping ground
ADJECTIVE
steep
grassy
muddy
PREPOSITION
down a/the bank

The children rolled down the grassy bank.

up a/the bank
4 mass of cloud, etc./row of machines, etc.
ADJECTIVE
huge, vast

a huge bank of switches and buttons

cloud (esp. AmE)
PREPOSITION
bank of

a vast bank of cloud

{{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}}
verb
Bank is used with these nouns as the object: ↑money

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Bank [2] — Bank (Hdlgsw.), eine auf Rechnung mehrerer Personen od. des Staates errichtete Anstalt, welche mit Geld Geschäfte macht, d.h. gegen Hinterlegung von Geld, Werthpapieren od. werthvollen Gegenständen od. auch gegen Bürgschaft Credit gewährt, den… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • bank — / baŋk/ n: an organization for the custody, loan, or exchange of money, for the extension of credit, and for facilitating the transmission of funds branch bank: a banking facility that is a separate but dependent part of a chartered bank; esp: a… …   Law dictionary

  • Bank — [bæŋk] noun BANKING ORGANIZATIONS The Bank the Bank of England, Britain s central bank: • The Bank is worried that strong demand for labour could lead to higher wages and prices. * * * Ⅰ …   Financial and business terms

  • bank — bank; bank·man; bank·roll·er; bank·rupt·cy; bank·sku·ta; can·ta·bank; em·bank; em·bank·ment; in·ter·bank; maas·bank·er; moun·te·bank·ery; bank·a·ble; bank·rupt; moun·te·bank; non·bank; bank·abil·i·ty; bank·skoi·te; hand·bank·er; sal·tim·bank; …   English syllables

  • bank — bank1 [baŋk] n. [ME banke < MFr banque < OIt banca, orig., table, moneylenders exchange table < OHG bank, bench: see BANK2] 1. an establishment for receiving, keeping, lending, or, sometimes, issuing money, and making easier the exchange …   English World dictionary

  • Bank — Bank, n. [F. banque, It. banca, orig. bench, table, counter, of German origin, and akin to E. bench; cf. G. bank bench, OHG. banch. See {Bench}, and cf. {Banco}, {Beach}.] 1. An establishment for the custody, loan, exchange, or issue, of money,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bank — (b[a^][ng]k), n. [OE. banke; akin to E. bench, and prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Icel. bakki. See {Bench}.] 1. A mound, pile, or ridge of earth, raised above the surrounding level; hence, anything shaped like a mound or ridge of earth; as, a bank… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bank — baŋk n a place where something is held available <data bank> esp a depot for the collection and storage of a biological product of human origin for medical use <a sperm bank> <an eye bank> see BLOOD BANK * * * (bangk) a stored… …   Medical dictionary

  • bank — Ⅰ. bank [1] ► NOUN 1) the land alongside or sloping down to a river or lake. 2) a long, raised mound or mass: mud banks. 3) a set of similar things grouped together in rows. ► VERB 1) heap or form into a mass or mound. 2) …   English terms dictionary

  • bank — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mnż IIa, D. u {{/stl 8}}{{stl 20}} {{/stl 20}}{{stl 12}}1. {{/stl 12}}{{stl 7}} instytucja zajmująca się obrotem pieniędzmi: przyjmowaniem wkładów i wypłacaniem odsetek, udzielaniem kredytów, emisją banknotów,… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • Bank — Bank, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Banked}(b[a^][ng]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Banking}.] 1. To raise a mound or dike about; to inclose, defend, or fortify with a bank; to embank. Banked well with earth. Holland. [1913 Webster] 2. To heap or pile up; as, to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”