There are 2 translations of bank in Spanish:

bank1

Pronunciation: /bæŋk/

n

  • 1 1.1 [Fin] banco (m) the nationalization of the banks la nacionalización de los bancos or de la banca to laugh o [iro] cry all the way to the bank morirse* de risa [familiar/colloquial] when they tell me I write trash, I cry all the way to the bank cuando me dicen que escribo basura, me río pensando en mis regalías (before n) bank balance saldo (m) bank deposits depósitos (mpl) bancarios bank raid atraco (m) a un banco bank statement estado (m) or extracto (m) de cuenta 1.2 (in gambling) the bank la banca to break the bank hacer* saltar la banca you can eat there without breaking the bank allí se puede comer sin arruinarse or sin gastar un dineral 1.3 (store, supply) banco (m) blood/sperm bank banco de sangre/semen
  • 3 3.1 (mass) bank of earth/snow montículo (m) de tierra/nieve bank of clouds masa (f) de nubes 3.2 (on bed of sea, river) banco (m), bajío (m)
  • 5 5.1 (row of oars) hilera (f) de remos 5.2 (rower's bench) banco (m)

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There are 2 translations of bank in Spanish:

bank2

vt

  • 1 [Fin] [money/check] depositar or (esp Esp) ingresar (en el banco)
  • 4 (deflect) (AmE) hacer* rebotar

vi

  • 1 [Fin] I bank with the National tengo la cuenta en el National where do they bank?, who do they bank with? ¿dónde tienen la cuenta? to shop and bank from home comprar y hacer operaciones bancarias desde la casa

Phrasal verbs

bank on

v + prep + o
[victory/help/support] contar* con the decision may go our way, but I wouldn't bank on it puede que decidan a nuestro favor, pero yo no me confiaría demasiado he was banking on her to get him out of the mess contaba con or confiaba en que ella lo sacaría del apuro we were banking on them accepting our offer contábamos con or confiábamos en que aceptarían nuestra oferta

bank up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o [earth/sand] amontonar to bank up the fire agregarle* carbón ( or leña etc) al fuego (para que arda lentamente) 1.1v + adv [sand/snow] amontonarse; [clouds] acumularse

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