Thesaurus

bank

noun (1)

Synonyms & Antonyms of bank

(Entry 1 of 3)

1 a number of things considered as a unit
  • a bank of telephones set up for the telethon

Synonyms for bank

Words Related to bank

Phrases Synonymous with bank

Near Antonyms for bank

2 a series of people or things arranged side by side
  • a bank of elevators

Synonyms for bank

Words Related to bank

bank

noun (2)

Synonyms of bank (Entry 2 of 3)

a pile or ridge of granular matter (as sand or snow)
  • a bank of dirt that the construction workers left behind

Synonyms for bank

Words Related to bank

bank

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of bank (Entry 3 of 3)

1 to form into a pile or ridge of earth
  • banked sand into little mounds on the beach

Synonyms for bank

Words Related to bank

2 to put in an account
  • she always banks half of her paycheck

Synonyms for bank

Words Related to bank

Near Antonyms for bank

Antonyms for bank

See the Dictionary Definition 

Learn More About bank

Time Traveler for bank

Time Traveler

The first known use of bank was in the 13th century

See more words from the same century

Thesaurus Entries Near bank

banisters

bank

bankable

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Bank.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bank. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

More from Merriam-Webster on bank

Nglish: Translation of bank for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of bank for Arabic Speakers

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about bank

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Odd Habits and Quirks

  • image1926873504
  • Which of the following best describes an easily irritated person?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!