(~es, ~ses, ~sing, ~sed)
Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.
Note: The plural form of the noun is '~es'. The third person singular of the verb is '~ses'. American English uses the spellings '~es', '~ing', '~ed' for the verb.
A ~ is a large motor vehicle which carries passengers from one place to another. Buses drive along particular routes, and you have to pay to travel in them.
He missed his last ~ home...
They had to travel everywhere by ~.
N-COUNT: also by N
When someone is ~sed to a particular place or when they ~ there, they travel there on a ~.
On May Day hundreds of thousands used to be ~sed in to parade through East Berlin...
To get our Colombian visas we ~sed back to Medellin...
Essential services were provided by Serbian workers ~sed in from outside the province.
VERB: be V-ed adv/prep, V adv/prep, V-ed, also V n adv/prep
In some parts of the United States, when children are ~ed to school, they are transported by ~ to a school in a different area so that children of different races can be educated together.
Many schools were in danger of closing because the children were ~ed out to other neighborhoods.
VERB: usu passive, be V-ed adv/prep
The courts ordered ~ing to desegregate the schools.