run on the bank

Definition of run on the bank

  1. :  an occurrence when a lot of people take their money out of a bank because they are afraid that the bank will fail

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to go faster than a walk

    :  to go steadily by springing steps so that both feet leave the ground for an instant in each step

    :  to move at a fast gallop

  1. :  an act or the action of running :  continued rapid movement

    :  a quickened gallop

    :  a migration of fish (as up or down a river) especially to spawn

  1. :  being in a melted state

    :  made from molten material :  cast in a mold

    :  having made a migration or spawning run

bankplay
  1. :  a mound, pile, or ridge raised above the surrounding level: such as

    :  a piled-up mass of cloud or fog

    :  an undersea elevation rising especially from the continental shelf

  1. :  to build a raised border of earth around :  to raise a bank (see 1bank 2) about

    :  to restrict the flow of air to (a fire) especially by piling ash around or over the burning embers

    :  to build (a curve) with the roadbed or track inclined laterally upward from the inside edge

  1. :  an establishment for the custody, loan, exchange, or issue of money, for the extension of credit, and for facilitating the transmission of funds

    :  the table, counter, or place of business of a money changer

    :  a person conducting a gambling house or game

  1. :  to manage a bank

    :  to deposit money or have an account in a bank (see 3bank 1a)

    :  to deposit or store in a bank

  1. :  a group or series of objects arranged together in a row or a tier : such as

    :  a set of elevators

    :  a row or tier of telephones


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