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Definition 1: a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • he always rode the bus to work

Synonyms for bus in the sense of this definition

(bus is a kind of ...) conveyance for passengers or mail or freight

(... is a kind of bus ) a light bus (4 to 10 passengers)

(... is a kind of bus ) a bus used to transport children to or from school

(... is a kind of bus ) a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires

(bus is a part of ...) protective covering on top of a motor vehicle

(bus is a part of ...) a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened

(... is a member of bus) group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership

(bus is the domain which ... is member of) a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it

Definition 2: a car that is old and unreliable - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • the fenders had fallen off that old bus

Synonyms for bus in the sense of this definition

(bus is a kind of ...) a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine

"he needs a car to get to work"

(bus is a kind of ...) an offensive or disparaging expression that is substituted for an inoffensive one

"his favorite dysphemism was to ask for axle grease when he wanted butter"

Definition 3: an electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • the busbar in this computer can transmit data either way between any two components of the system

Synonyms for bus in the sense of this definition

(bus is a kind of ...) a device designed to transmit electricity, heat, etc.

(... is part of bus) a machine for performing calculations automatically

(... is part of bus) a local computer network for communication between computers; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communication system between offices

(... is part of bus) an electrical generating station

Definition 4: the topology of a network whose components are connected by a busbar - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for bus in the sense of this definition

(bus is a kind of ...) the configuration of a communication network

Definition 5: remove used dishes from the table in restaurants - [verb of change]

(bus is a kind of ...) take out or remove

"take out the chicken after adding the vegetables"

Definition 6: ride in a bus - [verb of motion]

(bus is a kind of ...) be carried or travel on or in a vehicle

"I ride to work in a bus" "He rides the subway downtown every day"

Definition 7: send or move around by bus - [verb of motion]

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

  • The children were bussed to school

(bus is a kind of ...) move something or somebody around; usually over long distances

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