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BANKING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does banking mean? 

BANKING (noun)
  The noun BANKING has 2 senses:

1. engaging in the business of keeping money for savings and checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and credit etc.
2. transacting business with a bank; depositing or withdrawing funds or requesting a loan etc.

  Familiarity information: BANKING used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


BANKING (noun)


Sense 1banking [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Engaging in the business of keeping money for savings and checking accounts or for exchange or for issuing loans and credit etc.

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("banking" is a kind of...):

finance (the management of money and credit and banking and investments)

Domain member category:

right of offset ((banking) the legal right of a bank to seize deposited funds to cover a loan that is in default)


Sense 2banking [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Transacting business with a bank; depositing or withdrawing funds or requesting a loan etc.

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("banking" is a kind of...):

finance (the commercial activity of providing funds and capital)

Domain member category:

no-good; rubber (returned for lack of funds)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "banking"):

home banking (banking in which transactions are conducted by means of electronic communication (via telephone or computer))


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