part of speech: noun
inflections: buses, busses
definition: a long motor vehicle with many rows of seats used to carry large numbers of people. Buses usually travel along a regular route.
part of speech: verb
inflections: buses, busses, busing, bussing, bused, bussed
definition 1: to carry by bus.
- Many children are bused to school.
definition 2: to ride in a bus.
- They bus to work.
Bus is a shortened form of the word omnibus, which was used by the French for a vehicle that could be used by all social classes. Omnibus is a Latin word meaning “for all.”
Word Builder: bus +
the place where a bus stops so people can get on or off.
a building where many buses stop so that people can get on or off.