- 1bus somebody (from/to…) to transport somebody by bus We were bussed from the airport to our hotel.
- 2bus somebody (in the US) to transport young people by bus to another area so that students of different races can be educated together
- 3bus something (North American English) to take the dirty plates, etc. off the tables in a restaurant, as a job He buses tables to help finance his tuition. Word Origin early 19th cent.: shortening of omnibus.
BrE BrE//bʌs//; NAmE NAmE//bʌs//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they bus
BrE BrE//bʌs//; NAmE NAmE//bʌs//he / she / it buses
BrE BrE//ˈbʌsɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌsɪz//he / she / it busses
BrE BrE//ˈbʌsɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌsɪz//past simple bused
BrE BrE//bʌst//; NAmE NAmE//bʌst//past participle bused
BrE BrE//bʌst//; NAmE NAmE//bʌst//past simple bussed
BrE BrE//bʌst//; NAmE NAmE//bʌst//past participle bussed
BrE BrE//bʌst//; NAmE NAmE//bʌst//-ing form busing
BrE BrE//ˈbʌsɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌsɪŋ//-ing form bussing
BrE BrE//ˈbʌsɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈbʌsɪŋ//