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Synonyms for bay
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bay, embayment(noun)

    an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf

    Synonyms:
    bay tree, true laurel, embayment, alcove, bay laurel

    Antonyms:
    uncolored, uncoloured

  2. bay(noun)

    the sound of a hound on the scent

    Synonyms:
    bay tree, true laurel, embayment, alcove, bay laurel

    Antonyms:
    uncolored, uncoloured

  3. true laurel, bay, bay laurel, bay tree, Laurus nobilis(noun)

    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

    Synonyms:
    bay tree, true laurel, embayment, alcove, bay laurel

    Antonyms:
    uncolored, uncoloured

  4. bay(noun)

    a compartment on a ship between decks; often used as a hospital

    "they put him in the sick bay"

    Synonyms:
    bay tree, true laurel, embayment, alcove, bay laurel

    Antonyms:
    uncoloured, uncolored

  5. bay(noun)

    a compartment in an aircraft used for some specific purpose

    "he opened the bomb bay"

    Synonyms:
    bay tree, true laurel, embayment, alcove, bay laurel

    Antonyms:
    uncoloured, uncolored

  6. alcove, bay(noun)

    a small recess opening off a larger room

    Synonyms:
    bay tree, true laurel, embayment, alcove, bay laurel

    Antonyms:
    uncoloured, uncolored

  7. bay(adj)

    a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color

    Synonyms:
    bay tree, true laurel, embayment, alcove, bay laurel

    Antonyms:
    uncolored, uncoloured

  8. bay(verb)

    (used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color

    Antonyms:
    uncoloured, uncolored

  9. bay(verb)

    utter in deep prolonged tones

    Synonyms:
    quest

    Antonyms:
    uncolored, uncoloured

  10. bay, quest(verb)

    bark with prolonged noises, of dogs

    Synonyms:
    quest, request, call for, bespeak

    Antonyms:
    uncolored, uncoloured

Editors Contribution

  1. yapped

    yap means to give a sharp, shrill bark.

    "the monster yapped at the woman."

    Submitted by MagicalMissM on September 23, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bay(a.)

    Synonyms:
    reddish-brown

  2. bay(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bight, inlet of the sea

  3. bay(n.)

    Synonyms:
    recess (as in a room), opening

  4. bay(n.)

    Synonyms:
    compartment

  5. bay(n.)

    Synonyms:
    bay-tree, laurel-tree (laurus nobilis)

  6. bay(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    bark

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bay(n)

    Synonyms:
    bight, frith, estuary, fiord, bayou, recess, alcove, sinus, oriel (bay window), bay-tree, sweet laurel, last resort, desperation

  2. bay(n. pl)

    Synonyms:
    honors, garland, renown

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bay":

    wan, baie, bahia, gulf, compartment, bays, berries, baia, raya

How to pronounce bay?

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Daniel
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Karen
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Australian
Veena
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Indian

How to say bay in sign language?

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How to use bay in a sentence?

  1. Chairman Richard Baker:

    We think there's a real opportunity to grow our business here. There would be no room for Hudson's Bay, or Lord & Taylor in these markets, but we think there's great potential opportunity for Saks Fifth Avenue and Saks Off 5th.

  2. White House spokesman Josh Earnest:

    I would expect that you would see the president sign the NDAA when it comes to his desk, that certainly does not reflect a change in our position, or the intensity of our position, about the need to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

  3. Ryan Croft:

    We made a conscious decision to make the company bi-coastal, but eventually we consolidated and made one headquarters in DC. ... San Francisco gets all the headlines, but the high cost of living is spreading down the peninsula and through East Bay.

  4. Nimrod Getzov:

    We think that in the past there was a bay here, where ships could dock and fortresses were built along this bay to guard the bay and those who docked there.

  5. Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez:

    I didn't see anyone taking the approach that would reflect his comments, i'll be sure to invite the President to ride out the next hurricane in a jon boat in Galveston Bay the next time one approaches.


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