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English adjective: bay

1. bay (used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color


Similarcolored, colorful, coloured


Antonymsuncolored, uncoloured


English noun: bay

1. bay (object) an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf


Synonymsembayment


Broader (hypernym)body of water, water


Narrower (hyponym)bight, Guantanamo Bay


Instance hyponymAbukir, Abukir Bay, Andaman Sea, Bay of Bengal, Bay of Biscay, Bay of Fundy, Bay of Naples, Biscayne Bay, Bo Hai, Buzzards Bay, Cape Cod Bay, Chesapeake Bay, Delaware Bay, Galveston Bay, Galway Bay, Hangzhou Bay, James Bay, Korea Bay, Massachusetts Bay, Minamata Bay, Mobile Bay, Monterey Bay, Moreton Bay, Narragansett Bay, New York Bay, Osaka Bay, Penobscot Bay, Po Hai, Prudhoe Bay, San Diego Bay, San Francisco Bay, Sea of Azof, Sea of Azoff, Sea of Azov, Tampa Bay


Part meronymsea

2. bay (event) the sound of a hound on the scent


Broader (hypernym)cry

3. bay (plant) small Mediterranean evergreen tree with small blackish berries and glossy aromatic leaves used for flavoring in cooking; also used by ancient Greeks to crown victors


Synonymsbay laurel, bay tree, Laurus nobilis, true laurel


Broader (hypernym)laurel


Part holonymbay leaf


Member meronymgenus Laurus, Laurus

4. bay (artifact) a compartment on a ship between decks; often used as a hospital


SamplesThey put him in the sick bay.


Broader (hypernym)compartment


Part meronymship

5. bay (artifact) a compartment in an aircraft used for some specific purpose


SamplesHe opened the bomb bay.


Broader (hypernym)compartment


Part meronymaircraft

6. bay (artifact) a small recess opening off a larger room


Synonymsalcove


Broader (hypernym)niche, recess


Narrower (hyponym)carrel, carrell, cubicle, stall

7. bay (animal) a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color


Broader (hypernym)Equus caballus, horse


English verb: bay

1. bay (communication) utter in deep prolonged tones


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize

2. bay (communication) bark with prolonged noises, of dogs


Synonymsquest


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)bark









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