bus

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bus

Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
bus

Plural
buses or busses

A bus.
  1. (countable) A bus is a vehicle that carries a large number of people on roads.
    He ran to catch the school bus, which had stopped at a corner to pick up more kids.
    This bus makes ten stops before arriving at Union Station.
    I woke up late and missed my bus this morning.
    Tourists didn't usually ride the local bus.
    The bus driver took out tickets as we got on at the station.
    The two young men boarded a crowded city bus to go home.
    She was the first and only passenger at this bus stop.
    Round-trip bus fare to and from the ferry terminal was $1.
  2. A bus is part of a computer; it moves information.


Verb[change]

Plain form
buses

Third-person singular
bused

Past tense
bused

Past participle
bused

Present participle
busing

Plain form
busses

Third-person singular
bussed

Past tense
bussed

Past participle
bussed

Present participle
bussing

  1. (transitive) If you bus people somewhere, you take them there on a bus.
    The children are bused to school every morning.
  2. (transitive) If you bus tables, you take away dirty dishes in a restaurant.