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verb [transitive]     bus pronunciation in American English
Word Forms
present tense
he/she/itbuses or busses
present participlebusing or bussing
past tensebused or bussed
past participlebused or bussed
  1. 1
    to take someone somewhere by bus

    All 90 visitors were bussed to the airport.

    1. a.
      to take children on a school bus to a different area to go to school, so that children from different backgrounds can be educated together
  2. 2
    American to remove dirty dishes from the tables in a restaurant

    I used to bus tables in a diner.

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