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bank

2 verb
     
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1

money

BFB
a) [transitive] to put or keep money in a bank:
Did you bank that check?
b) [intransitive always + adverb/preposition] to keep your money in a particular bank
bank with
Who do you bank with?
bank at
I've always banked at First Interstate.
2

plane/car

[intransitive]TTATTC if a plane, motorcycle, or car banks, it slopes to one side when turning:
The plane banked, and circled back toward us.
3

pile/rows

also bank up British English [transitive] to arrange something into a pile or into rows:
Snow was banked up on either side of the road.
4

cloud/mist

also bank up [intransitive]DN to form a mass of cloud, mist etc:
Banked clouds promised rain.
5

fire

also bank up [transitive] to cover a fire with wood or coal to keep it going for a long time:
Josie banked up the fire to last till morning.

bank on somebody/something

phrasal verb
to depend on something happening or someone doing something [= count on]
bank on (somebody) doing something
I was banking on being able to get some coffee on the train.
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