Definition of Bus

1. Noun. A vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport. "He always rode the bus to work"

Exact synonyms: Autobus, Charabanc, Coach, Double-decker, Jitney, Motorbus, Motorcoach, Omnibus, Passenger Vehicle
Specialized synonyms: Minibus, School Bus, Trackless Trolley, Trolley Coach, Trolleybus
Generic synonyms: Public Transport
Terms within: Roof, Window
Group relationships: Fleet
Examples of category: Passenger, Rider
Derivative terms: Omnibus

2. Verb. Send or move around by bus. "The children were bussed to school"
Generic synonyms: Transport

3. Noun. The topology of a network whose components are connected by a busbar.
Exact synonyms: Bus Topology
Generic synonyms: Network Topology, Topology

4. Verb. Ride in a bus.
Generic synonyms: Ride

5. Noun. An electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits. "The busbar in this computer can transmit data either way between any two components of the system"

6. Verb. Remove used dishes from the table in restaurants.
Generic synonyms: Take Away, Take Out

7. Noun. A car that is old and unreliable. "The fenders had fallen off that old bus"
Exact synonyms: Heap, Jalopy
Generic synonyms: Auto, Automobile, Car, Machine, Motorcar, Dysphemism

Definition of Bus

1. n. An omnibus.

Definition of Bus

1. Noun. (context: automotive) A motor vehicle for transporting large numbers of people along roads. ¹

2. Noun. An electrical conductor or interface serving as a common connection for two or more circuits or components. ¹

3. Noun. (context: medical industry slang) An ambulance. ¹

4. Verb. (transitive automotive transport) To transport via a motor bus. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive automotive transport chiefly US) To transport students to school, often to a more distant school for the purposes of achieving racial integration. ¹

6. Verb. (intransitive automotive transport) To travel by bus. ¹

7. Verb. (transitive US food service) To clear meal remains from. ¹

8. Verb. (intransitive US food service) To work at clearing the remains of meals from tables or counters; to work as a busboy. ¹

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Definition of Bus

1. to transport by bus (a large motor vehicle) [v BUSED, BUSING, BUSES or BUSSED, BUSSING, BUSSES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Bus

bury one's head in the sand
bury the hatchet
bury the lead
bury the lede
burying ground
burying the hatchet
burying the lede
bus (current term)
bus bar
bus bridge
bus bridges
bus buddy
bus bulb
bus company
bus depot
bus driver
bus duct
bus fare
bus kanaka
bus kanakas
bus lane

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