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Synonyms for bus

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  1. busnoun

    To transport via a motor bus.

    coach, omnibus

  2. busverb

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

    digit trunk, busbar, electrical bus

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bus, autobus, coach, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehiclenoun

    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, busnoun

    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, busnoun

    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, heapverb

    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. busverb

    send or move around by bus

    "The children were bussed to school"

  6. busverb

    ride in a bus

  7. busverb

    remove used dishes from the table in restaurants

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bus":

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

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  1. Lara Trump:

    I started Women for Trump. We had a bus tour that not only went through North Carolina but all over the country, i spent a lot of time there, which I love doing - any excuse to go back home.

  2. Stephanie Smith:

    He was pretty much gone, the bus was being drive but we didn’t know where the bus driver was.

  3. Jarbas Biagi:

    Everyone makes fun of you if you don't kiss anyone, you get extra points if you manage to kiss a girl through the window on a passing bus ... but basically its quantity, not quality.

  4. Cassie Laundrie:

    I'm in the boat where I'm getting ignored by my family and thrown under the bus by my family's attorney.

  5. Kip Burgess:

    It really feels like they are throwing me under the bus to get back at the insurance company, these two giant corporations are fighting it out, and they don't really care about me in any shape or form.

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