Did you know?

Click any word in a definition or example to find the entry for that word

bass

 - definitions and thesaurus
 
Close

What are red words?

90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing. These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are more frequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.

Close

Thesaurus

The thesaurus of synonyms and related words is fully integrated into the dictionary. Click on the thesaurus category heading under the button in an entry to see the synonyms and related words for that meaning.

more
noun music bass pronunciation in British English /beɪs/ 
Word Forms
Close
singularbass
pluralbasses
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the lowest male singing voice

    He sings bass in the church choir.

    Synonyms and related words for this sense of bass
    1. a.
      [countable] a man who has a very low singing voice
      Synonyms and related words for this sense of bass
  2. 2
    [uncountable] the lower half of the full range of musical notes
    Synonyms and related words for this sense of bass
    See also  treble1 (sense 2)
  3. 3
    [countable] a bass guitar
  4. 4
    [countable] a double bass

likebait

web content which is specifically intended to make Facebook users click the 'Like' button associated with it

BuzzWord Article

Open Dictionary

Grexit

the possibility of Greece leaving the Eurozone …

add a word

Blog

A must for anyone with an interest in the changing face of language. The Macmillan Dictionary blog explores English as it is spoken around the world today.

global English and language change from our blog