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Definition 1: a cargo ship - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms

Synonyms for bottom in the sense of this definition

(bottom is a kind of ...) a ship designed to carry cargo

Definition 2: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on - [noun denoting body]

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

  • he deserves a good kick in the butt
  • are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

Synonyms for bottom in the sense of this definition

(bottom is a kind of ...) any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity

(... is part of bottom) the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

"they moved their arms and legs and bodies"

Definition 3: the lower side of anything - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for bottom in the sense of this definition

(bottom is a kind of ...) a surface forming part of the outside of an object

"he examined all sides of the crystal" "dew dripped from the face of the leaf" "they travelled across the face of the continent"

(... is a kind of bottom ) a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit

"a tub should sit on its own base"

(... is a kind of bottom ) where the sides of the vessel curve in to form the bottom

(... is a kind of bottom ) the bottom of a shoe or boot; the back part of a shoe or boot that touches the ground and provides elevation

(... is a kind of bottom ) the underside of footwear or a golf club

(... is a kind of bottom ) lower side

"the underbellies of clouds"

Definition 4: the lowest part of anything - [noun denoting location]

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

  • they started at the bottom of the hill

(bottom is a kind of ...) the extended spatial location of something

"the farming regions of France" "religions in all parts of the world" "regions of outer space"

(... is a kind of bottom ) the lower part of anything

"curled up on the foot of the bed" "the foot of the page" "the foot of the list" "the foot of the mountain"

(... is a kind of bottom ) (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment

"the base of the skull"

(... is a kind of bottom ) the absolute bottom

Definition 5: a depression forming the ground under a body of water - [noun denoting object]

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

  • he searched for treasure on the ocean bed

Synonyms for bottom in the sense of this definition

(bottom is a kind of ...) a sunken or depressed geological formation

(... is a kind of bottom ) the bottom of a lake

(... is a kind of bottom ) the bottom of a sea or ocean

(... is a kind of bottom ) a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a river

(... is a kind of bottom ) a channel occupied (or formerly occupied) by a stream

Definition 6: low-lying alluvial land near a river - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for bottom in the sense of this definition

(bottom is a kind of ...) material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)

"the land had never been plowed" "good agricultural soil"

Definition 7: the second half of an inning; while the home team is at bat - [noun denoting time]

Synonyms for bottom in the sense of this definition

(bottom is a kind of ...) (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive

(... is part of bottom) (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat

Definition 8: come to understand - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for bottom in the sense of this definition

(bottom is a kind of ...) know and comprehend the nature or meaning of

"She did not understand her husband" "I understand what she means"

Definition 9: strike the ground, as with a ship's bottom - [verb of contact]

(bottom is a kind of ...) hit against; come into sudden contact with

"The car hit a tree" "He struck the table with his elbow"

Definition 10: provide with a bottom or a seat - [verb of possession]

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

  • bottom the chairs

(bottom is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

(bottom belongs to category ...) the craft of making furniture (especially furniture of high quality)

Definition 11: situated at the bottom or lowest position - [adjective denoting all]

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

  • the bottom drawer

(bottom is similar to ...) farthest down

"bottommost shelf"

(bottom is similar to ...) lower than a given reference point

"inferior alveolar artery"

(bottom is similar to ...) lower

"gnawed his nether lip"

Definition 12: the lowest rank - [adjective satellite denoting all]

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

  • bottom member of the class

(bottom is similar to ...) (superlative of `bad') most wanting in quality or value or condition

"the worst player on the team" "the worst weather of the year"

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