Meaning of “bus” in the English Dictionary

"bus" in English

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busnoun [ C ]

uk /bʌs/ us /bʌs/ plural buses or US also busses

bus noun [ C ] (VEHICLE)

A1 a large vehicle in which people are driven from one place to another:

You should take the bus/go by bus (= travel by bus) if you want to see the sights.

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busverb [ T ]

uk /bʌs/ us /bʌs/ -ss- or US usually -s-

to take people somewhere by bus:

Demonstrators were bussed in from all parts of the state to attend the protest rally.

US to take children by bus to school in another area every day

(Definition of “bus” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"bus" in American English

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busnoun [ C ]

us /bʌs/

bus noun [ C ] (VEHICLE)

a large motor vehicle with seats for many people:

The tour bus was the easiest way to see the area.

busverb [ T ]

us /bʌs/

bus verb [ T ] (TAKE IN VEHICLE)

to take people to a place in a bus:

The governor bused supporters to the capital for his inauguration.

bus verb [ T ] (SERVE)

to move dishes to and from tables in a restaurant as a job:

I started out busing tables.

(Definition of “bus” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)