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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.



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.


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


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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