Meaning of BUS in English

(~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.


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