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View synonyms for bank on

bank on

verb

  1. intr, preposition to expect or rely with confidence on

    you can bank on him always arriving on time



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Rely on, count on. For example, You can bank on Molly's caterer to do a good job . This expression alludes to bank as a reliable storage place for money. [Late 1800s]

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