embank definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To limit, support, or shield with an embankment.
    • To throw up a bank in order to limit or to safeguard; to safeguard by a bank of planet or stone.
    • To confine, help, or shield with an embankment.
    • To purge a bank so as to confine or to protect; to guard by a bank of earth or rock.
    • To limit, assistance, or shield with an embankment.
    • To provide a bank in order to limit or to safeguard; to protect by a bank of planet or stone.
  • verb:
    • To throw up a bank in order to limit or to defend; to protect by a bank of earth or rock.
    • enclose with finance companies, as for assistance or security
    • To provide a bank in order to limit or even protect; to protect by a bank of planet or stone.
    • enclose with banks, in terms of assistance or protection
    • To provide a bank so as to limit or even safeguard; to safeguard by a bank of planet or rock.
    • enclose with banking institutions, for assistance or defense
  • others:
    • To inclose with a bank; furnish with an embankment; safeguard or strengthen by banks, mounds, or dikes; lender up.
    • To inclose with a bank; furnish with an embankment; protect or strengthen by finance companies, piles, or dikes; bank up.
    • To inclose with a bank; furnish with an embankment; safeguard or strengthen by finance companies, mounds, or dikes; lender up.

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