bank

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bank

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Noun[change]

Singular
bank

Plural
banks

A bank
A river bank
  1. (countable) A building where you can keep and borrow money.
    I have to stop at the bank to deposit my check and get money for tonight.
  2. (countable) A safe place to store important things.
    blood bank
    sperm bank
    data bank
  3. (countable) The dry sides of a river.

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Plain form
bank

Third-person singular
banks

Past tense
banked

Past participle
banked

Present participle
banking

  1. The act of a plane turning left or right while in flight.
    The plane banks right to line up with the runway.