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Definition 1: a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color - [noun denoting animal]

(bay is a kind of ...) solid-hoofed herbivorous quadruped domesticated since prehistoric times

Definition 2: a small recess opening off a larger room - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for bay in the sense of this definition

(bay is a kind of ...) an enclosure that is set back or indented

(... is a kind of bay ) small individual study area in a library

Definition 3: a compartment in an aircraft used for some specific purpose - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where bay or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he opened the bomb bay

(bay is a kind of ...) a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area

(... is part of bay) a vehicle that can fly

Definition 4: a compartment on a ship between decks; often used as a hospital - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where bay or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • they put him in the sick bay

(bay is a kind of ...) a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area

(... is part of bay) a vessel that carries passengers or freight

Definition 5: the sound of a hound on the scent - [noun denoting event]

(bay is a kind of ...) the characteristic utterance of an animal

"animal cries filled the night"

Definition 6: an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for bay in the sense of this definition

(bay is a kind of ...) the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

"they invaded our territorial waters" "they were sitting by the water's edge"

(... is a kind of bay ) an inlet of the Caribbean Sea; a United States naval station was established on the bay in 1903

(... is a kind of bay ) a broad bay formed by an indentation in the shoreline

"the Bight of Benin" "the Great Australian Bight"

(... is an instance of bay) a bay on the Mediterranean Sea in northern Egypt

(... is an instance of bay) an arm of the Tasman Sea forming a bay to the east of Brisbane

(... is an instance of bay) an inlet of the Pacific Ocean in western California

(... is an instance of bay) a bay of the Gulf of Mexico; fed by the Mobile River

(... is an instance of bay) a bay on the west coast of Kyushu; in the 1950s industrial wastes caused mercury poisoning among the Japanese people who ate fish from Minamata Bay

(... is an instance of bay) an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean off of eastern Massachusetts extending from Cape Ann on the north to Cape Cod on the south

(... is an instance of bay) a deep inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in Rhode Island

(... is an instance of bay) a bay of the North Atlantic; fed by the Hudson River

(... is an instance of bay) a bay of the western Pacific in southern Honshu

(... is an instance of bay) an inlet of the Atlantic in eastern Maine

(... is an instance of bay) a bay on the northern coast of Alaska where oil was discovered in 1968

(... is an instance of bay) a bay of the Pacific in southern California

(... is an instance of bay) a bay of the Pacific in western California

(... is an instance of bay) a bay of the Black Sea between Russia and the Ukraine

(... is an instance of bay) an inlet of the Yellow Sea between the Liaodong Peninsula in China and western Korea

(... is an instance of bay) the southern extension of Hudson Bay in Canada between western Quebec and northeastern Ontario

(... is an instance of bay) a bay formed by an inlet of the East China Sea

(... is an instance of bay) part of the Bay of Bengal to the west of the Malay Peninsula

(... is an instance of bay) an arm of the Indian Ocean to the east of India

(... is an instance of bay) an arm of the Atlantic Ocean in western Europe; bordered by the west coast of France and the north coast of Spain

(... is an instance of bay) a bay of the North Atlantic between New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; noted for rapid tides as great as 70 feet

(... is an instance of bay) an arm of the Tyrrhenian Sea at Naples

(... is an instance of bay) a narrow bay formed by an inlet from the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern Florida

(... is an instance of bay) an inlet of the Yellow Sea, on the coast of Eastern China

(... is an instance of bay) an inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern Massachusetts

(... is an instance of bay) the southern part of Massachusetts Bay

(... is an instance of bay) a large inlet of the North Atlantic between Virginia and Maryland; fed by Susquehanna River

(... is an instance of bay) an inlet of the North Atlantic; fed by the Delaware River

(... is an instance of bay) an arm of the Gulf of Mexico in Texas to the south of Houston

(... is an instance of bay) a bay of the North Atlantic on the west coast of Ireland

(... is an instance of bay) an arm of the Gulf of Mexico in west central Florida

(... is part of bay) a division of an ocean or a large body of salt water partially enclosed by land

Definition 7: small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors - [noun denoting plant]

Synonyms for bay in the sense of this definition

(bay is a kind of ...) any of various aromatic trees of the laurel family

(bay is a part of ...) dried leaf of the bay laurel

(... is a member of bay) small evergreen trees or shrubs with aromatic leaves

Definition 8: bark with prolonged noises, of dogs - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for bay in the sense of this definition

(bay is a kind of ...) make barking sounds

"The dogs barked at the stranger"

Definition 9: utter in deep prolonged tones - [verb of communication]

(bay is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

Definition 10: (used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color - [adjective satellite denoting all]

(bay is similar to ...) having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination

"colored crepe paper" "the film was in color" "amber-colored heads of grain"

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