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Synonyms for bay
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bay, embaymentnoun

    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. baynoun

    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 nobilisnoun

    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. baynoun

    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. baynoun

    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, baynoun

    a small recess opening off a larger room

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

    Antonyms:
    uncoloured, uncolored

  7. bayadjective

    a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color

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

    Antonyms:
    uncolored, uncoloured

  8. bayverb

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

    Antonyms:
    uncoloured, uncolored

  9. bayverb

    utter in deep prolonged tones

    Synonyms:
    quest

    Antonyms:
    uncolored, uncoloured

  10. bay, questverb

    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. bayadjective

    Synonyms:
    reddish-brown

  2. baynoun

    Synonyms:
    bight, inlet of the sea

  3. baynoun

    Synonyms:
    recess (as in a room), opening

  4. baynoun

    Synonyms:
    compartment

  5. baynoun

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

  6. bayverb

    Synonyms:
    bark

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. baynoun

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

  2. baynoun

    Synonyms:
    honors, garland, renown

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bay":

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

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How to use bay in a sentence?

  1. Facebook Wednesday:

    The storm generates a wave that moves towards the shore, and is amplified by a shallow continental shelf and inlet, bay, or other coastal feature.

  2. Carsten Brzeski:

    On the other hand, it would probably be too little to force central banks to reconsider their policy stance, particularly in the euro zone, where high unemployment rates will keep core inflation at bay.

  3. Press Secretary Josh Earnest:

    I'm going to protect the ability of the president to use his authority [to] move the country in the direction that he believes it should be headed, and particularly when it comes to an issue like … closing the prison at Guantanamo Bay.

  4. Vince Lombardi:

    There is no room for second place. There is only one place in my game and that is first place. I have finished second twice in my time at Green Bay and I never want to finish second again.

  5. Lynn Cullivan:

    People think the bay is their backyard, but it really is the beginning of the wilderness.


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