What is another word for buses?

Pronunciation: [bˈʌsɪz] (IPA)

When we hear the word "buses," we may immediately think of the large vehicles that transport people from place to place. However, there are several synonyms that can be used to describe such vehicles. One common synonym is "coaches," which is often used to describe buses that are used for long-distance travel or to transport sports teams. Another synonym is "shuttles," which are smaller buses used to transport people short distances, such as from an airport parking lot to the terminal. Additionally, "transit" or "public transportation" can be used to describe the overall system of buses and other vehicles used for mass transportation.

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Usage examples for Buses

He always waited with the old governess for this, but sometimes other buses intervened, so that she went without her last glimpse of him.
"The Debit Account"
Oliver Onions
She, tired out no less by that gentle vista than by the fatigues of the day, slept for the greater part of the way with her head on my shoulder and her hat in my lap; and I had to wake her to change buses.
"The Debit Account"
Oliver Onions
Some of them were brought down on the trolley trains, which go almost as far as the battle-line, and some in open buses, and some by German prisoners, but there were many Germans among the wounded-some of them with very ghastly wounds, and these took their place with ours and mingled with them in the dressing-stations, and were given the same treatment.
"From Bapaume to Passchendaele, 1917"
Philip Gibbs

Famous quotes with Buses

  • Good things come, and I'm not just referring to riding the buses.
    Lionel Blue
  • Business opportunities are like buses, there's always another one coming.
    Richard Branson
  • And it seems to me correct then, and I think it's correct now, that job one is get the planning done, make sure the buses are there. When that's done, it's completely appropriate to go around and tour around and look at the damage.
    Michael Chertoff
  • Bloody men are like bloody buses - you wait for about a year and as soon as one approaches your stop two or three others appear.
    Wendy Cope
  • I didn't actually realise what apartheid meant. I'm probably a bit naive, but I thought it was more of a vague segregation, like on the beaches and buses.
    John Deacon

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