US: /ˈbæŋk/
UK: /bˈæŋk/

English Vietnamese dictionary

bank /bæɳk/
  • danh từ
    • đê, gờ, ụ (đất, đá)
    • bờ (sông, hồ, kênh, lạch, ruộng...)
    • đống
      • big banks of snow: những đống tuyết lớn
    • bãi ngầm (ở đáy sông)
    • sự nghiêng cánh (máy bay); sự nghiêng sang một bên (ôtô trong khi quành hay chạy vòng tròn)
    • (ngành mỏ) bờ miệng giếng, bờ miệng hầm
    • động từ
      • đắp bờ (để ngăn)
        • to bank up a river: đắp bờ ngăn sông
      • chất đống, dồn thành đống
        • the sand banks up: cát dồn lại thành đống
      • nghiêng đi (ô tô, máy bay khi lái vòng)
      • danh từ
        • nhà ngân hàng
        • (đánh bài) vốn (của) nhà cái
          • to break the bank: đánh cho nhà cái hết vốn
      • động từ
        • gửi (tiền) vào ngân hàng; gửi tiền ở ngân hàng
          • he banks one tenth of his salary every month: anh ta gửi 1 qoành 0 tiền lương hàng tháng vào ngân hàng
        • đổi tiền
        • làm cái (đánh bạc)
        • làm chủ ngân hàng; làm nghề đổi tiền
        • to bank on (upon) somebody
          • trông nom vào ai, hy vọng vào ai, tin cậy vào ai
      • danh từ
        • chỗ ngồi (của người nô lệ chèo thuyền chiến)
        • dãy mái chèo (thuyền chiến)
        • (âm nhạc) bàn phím
        • bàn thợ

      Advanced English dictionary

      noun, verb
      + noun
      for money
      1 an organization that provides various financial services, for example keeping or lending money: My salary is paid directly into my bank. + I need to go to the bank (= the local office of a bank). + a bank account / loan + a bank manager
      in gambling
      2 a supply of money or things that are used as money in some games, especially those in which gambling is involved
      sth collected / stored
      3 an amount of sth that is collected; a place where sth is stored ready for use: a bank of knowledge + a blood / sperm bank + a databank
      of river / canal
      4 the side of a river, canal, etc. and the land near it: He jumped in and swam to the opposite bank. + It's on the north bank of the Thames. + They built a house on the banks of the River Severn (= on land near the river).
      5 a raised area of ground that slopes at the sides, often at the edge of sth or dividing sth: There were low banks of earth between the rice fields. + The girls ran down the steep grassy bank.
      6 an artificial slope built at the side of a road, so that cars can drive fast around bends
      of cloud / snow, etc.
      7 a mass of cloud, snow, etc., especially one formed by the wind: The sun disappeared behind a bank of clouds.
      of machines, etc.
      8 a row or series of similar objects, especially machines: a bank of lights / switches / computers
      Idioms: not break the bank (informal, humorous) if you say sth won't break the bank, you mean that it won't cost a lot of money, or more than you can afford: We can just get a sandwich if you want-that won't break the bank.
      more at LAUGH v.
      + verb
      1 [VN] to put money into a bank account: She is believed to have banked (= been paid) £10 million in two years.
      2 [V] ~ (with / at ...) to have an account with a particular bank: The family had banked with Coutts for generations.
      of plane
      3 [V] to travel with one side higher than the other when turning: The plane banked steeply to the left.
      form piles
      4 [VN] ~ sth (up) to form sth into piles: They banked the earth (up) into a mound.
      a fire
      5 [VN] ~ sth (up) to pile coal, etc. on a fire so that the fire burns slowly for a long time: The fire was banked up as high as if it were midwinter.
      Phrasal Verbs: bank on sb/sth to rely on sb/sth: I'm banking on your help. + [+ to inf] I'm banking on you to help me. + [+ -ing] I was banking on getting something to eat on the train.
      bank up to form into piles, especially because of the wind: The snow had banked up against the wall.

      Collocation dictionary

      1 for money


      big, large, major | small | central, clearing, commercial, investment, issuing, 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

      VERB + BANK

      go to | borrow (sth) from

      BANK + VERB

      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.
      | collapse, crash
      Investors lost millions when the bank crashed.

      BANK + NOUN

      account, balance, charges, deposit, loan, statement | manager | robber


      from a/the ~
      He got a large loan from the bank.
      | in a/the ~
      I'll put half the money in the bank and spend the rest.
      | out of a/the ~
      I need to get some money out of the bank.

      2 by a river/canal


      far, opposite, other
      We could see them waving on the opposite bank.
      | canal, river

      VERB + BANK

      burst, overflow
      The River Frome had burst its banks after torrential rain.


      along a/the ~
      We strolled along the river bank.
      | on a/the ~
      a picnic on the banks of the Thames

      3 area of sloping ground


      steep | grassy


      down a/the ~
      The children rolled down the grassy bank.
      | up a/the ~

      4 mass of cloud, etc./row of machines, etc.


      huge, vast
      a huge bank of switches and buttons


      ~ of
      a vast bank of cloud

      Concise English dictionary

      +a financial institution that accepts deposits and channels the money into lending activities
      +sloping land (especially the slope beside a body of water)
      +a supply or stock held in reserve for future use (especially in emergencies)
      +a building in which the business of banking transacted
      +an arrangement of similar objects in a row or in tiers
      +a container (usually with a slot in the top) for keeping money at home
      +a long ridge or pile
      +the funds held by a gambling house or the dealer in some gambling games
      +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
      +a flight maneuver; aircraft tips laterally about its longitudinal axis (especially in turning)
      +tip laterally
      +enclose with a bank
      +do business with a bank or keep an account at a bank
      +act as the banker in a game or in gambling
      +be in the banking business
      +put into a bank account
      +cover with ashes so to control the rate of burning
      +have confidence or faith in