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Sense: 1
Date: 1900-2000
Origin: BUS1
Sense: 2
Date: 1900-2000
Origin: busboy

bus

2 verb
     
Related topics: Food, Leisure, Motor Vehicles
bus2 past tense and past participle bused or bussed, present participle busing or bussing
1TTC [transitive usually passive] to take a person or a group of people somewhere in a bus
bus somebody to/in/into something
Casey was bussed to the school.
2 [transitive] American EnglishDLDF to take away dirty dishes from the tables in a restaurant:
Shelley had a job bussing tables.

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