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Synonyms for bus

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bus, autobus, coach, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle(noun)

    a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport

    "he always rode the bus to work"

    busbar, omnibus, tutor, carriage, jalopy, charabanc, private instructor, four-in-hand, jitney, heap, motorcoach, coach-and-four, double-decker, bus topology, coach, autobus, manager, motorbus, handler, passenger car, passenger vehicle

  2. bus topology, bus(noun)

    the topology of a network whose components are connected by a busbar

    jitney, busbar, coach, omnibus, double-decker, passenger vehicle, motorbus, bus topology, motorcoach, heap, autobus, charabanc, jalopy

  3. busbar, bus(noun)

    an electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits

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

    jitney, busbar, coach, omnibus, double-decker, passenger vehicle, motorbus, bus topology, motorcoach, heap, autobus, charabanc, jalopy

  4. bus, jalopy, heap(verb)

    a car that is old and unreliable

    "the fenders had fallen off that old bus"

    tidy sum, mound, bus topology, muckle, mint, plenty, jitney, batch, lot, raft, quite a little, passel, double-decker, pile, coach, good deal, stack, passenger vehicle, sight, autobus, deal, peck, charabanc, omnibus, wad, flock, motorcoach, mickle, hatful, heap, great deal, mess, slew, mass, mountain, cumulus, spate, busbar, jalopy, cumulation, motorbus, pot, agglomerate

  5. bus(verb)

    send or move around by bus

    "The children were bussed to school"

  6. bus(verb)

    ride in a bus

  7. bus(verb)

    remove used dishes from the table in restaurants


  1. bus(noun)

    To transport via a motor bus.

    coach, omnibus

  2. bus(verb)

    To transport students to school, often to a more distant school for the purposes of achieving racial integration.

    digit trunk, busbar, electrical bus

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    buses, coach, autobus, connaisseur, kmb, autocar, omnibus, will

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. bus

    System bus

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  1. Anna Pantelia:

    They walk for 70 kilometers (43.5 miles) to go where they get registered, so they have to leave as much as they can at the beach so they can be a bit lighter, they walk all the way. They could not take the bus (or) taxi. Now they start taking buses, but until the end of September they were not.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I have the ultimate bus, right? I just call it a 727. I mean, you know, and now it's a 757, actually.

  3. Ian McKellen:

    I thought it might be fun to take a bus ride around those buildings and say, 'Look, that's where we were', and then the bus show extracts from the film, it's a little idea that I've long treasured.

  4. Anne Bayefsky:

    The latest from this supposed democracy expert (and Jordanian prince) is to accuse President Trump of driving the U.S. democracy bus off a cliff. Apparently, Prince Zeid missed the civics lesson on the rule of law.

  5. John Philip Sousa IV:

    We have (some supporters) that would just as soon lay under the bus than support (Ted) Cruz, or (Donald) Trump, or in some cases (Marco) Rubio.

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