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English adjective: bottom

1. bottom situated at the bottom or lowest position


SamplesThe bottom drawer.


Similarbottommost, inferior, lowermost, nether, nethermost


Antonymsside, top

2. bottom the lowest rank


SamplesBottom member of the class.


Similarworst


Antonymsbest


English noun: bottom

1. bottom (location) the lower side of anything


Synonymsunderside, undersurface


Broader (hypernym)face, side


Narrower (hyponym)base, bilge, heel, sole, underbelly

2. bottom (location) the lowest part of anything


SamplesThey started at the bottom of the hill.


Broader (hypernym)part, region


Narrower (hyponym)base, foot, rock bottom

3. bottom (body) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on


SamplesHe deserves a good kick in the butt.
Are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?.


Synonymsarse, ass, backside, behind, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can, derriere, fanny, fundament, hind end, hindquarters, keister, nates, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, seat, stern, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush


Broader (hypernym)body part


Part meronymbody, torso, trunk

4. bottom (time) the second half of an inning; while the home team is at bat


Synonymsbottom of the inning


Broader (hypernym)bout, round, turn


Part meronymframe, inning


Antonymstop of the inning, top

5. bottom (object) a depression forming the ground under a body of water


SamplesHe searched for treasure on the ocean bed.


Synonymsbed


Broader (hypernym)depression, natural depression


Narrower (hyponym)creek bed, Davy Jones, Davy Jones's locker, lake bed, lake bottom, ocean bottom, ocean floor, river bottom, riverbed, sea bottom, sea floor, seabed, streambed

6. bottom (object) low-lying alluvial land near a river


Synonymsbottomland


Broader (hypernym)ground, land, soil

7. bottom (artifact) a cargo ship


SamplesThey did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms.


Synonymsfreighter, merchant ship, merchantman


Broader (hypernym)cargo ship, cargo vessel


English verb: bottom

1. bottom (possession) provide with a bottom or a seat


SamplesBottom the chairs.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)furnish, provide, render, supply


Domain categorycabinetry, cabinetwork

2. bottom (contact) strike the ground, as with a ship's bottom


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)collide with, hit, impinge on, run into, strike

3. bottom (cognition) come to understand


Synonymsfathom, penetrate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)understand









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