Meaning of “bus” in the English Dictionary

"bus" in British 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-

(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)