Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “bank”

bank

noun [C] (ROWS)    /bæŋk/
a row of similar things, especially machines or parts of machines : a bank of switches Groups and collections of thingsVariety and mixtures
(Definition of bank noun (ROWS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of bank

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Groups and collections of things, but you might be interested in these topics from the Objects topic area:

Definitions of “bank” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

chef

a skilled and trained cook who works in a hotel or restaurant, especially the most important cook

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More