Bus - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |bʌs|  American pronunciation of the word bus
Brit.  |bʌs|  British pronunciation of the word bus
- a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport (syn: autobus, charabanc, coach, double- decker, jitney, motorbus, omnibus)
- the topology of a network whose components are connected by a busbar
- an electrical conductor that makes a common connection between several circuits
- a car that is old and unreliable (syn: heap, jalopy)
- send or move around by bus
- ride in a bus
- remove used dishes from the table in restaurants


She boarded a bus in Nashville.

Are you traveling by train or by bus?

He buses tables at the local diner.

The children were bussed to school.

There were a lot of people on the bus.

She got on the bus at Clark Street.

I'll tell you when to get off the bus.

Sally had to run to catch the bus.

I took the bus to the university.

Try riding the bus for a peso or two.

Hurry up or we'll miss the bus!

The best way to get there is by bus.

Unable to afford bus fares, she walked to interviews.

I lost my glasses on the school bus.

Casey was bussed to the school.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: bus
he/she/it: buses or busses
present participle: busing or bussing
past tense: bused or bussed
past participle: bused or bussed
singular: bus
plural: buses or busses
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