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1. bay

noun. ['ˈbeɪ'] an indentation of a shoreline larger than a cove but smaller than a gulf.

Synonyms

  • sea
  • Guantanamo Bay
  • embayment
  • bight
  • water

Antonyms

  • colorlessness
  • white
  • natural
  • impartial

Etymology

  • baie (French)
  • baia (Latin)
  • bay (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baye (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Bay

  • waga
  • compusa
  • communique
  • yakutakay
  • redisplay
  • papier-mache
  • l'espalier
  • cluj
  • cabriolet
  • underplay
  • societe
  • san-jose
  • naivete
  • mcgarvey
  • jonbenet
  • intraday
  • dunlavey
  • chevrolet
  • buga
  • aaa
  • zepa
  • underway
  • underpay
  • santa-fe
  • portray
  • pinochet
  • overstay
  • overplay
  • monterrey
  • meservey

Example sentences of the word bay


1. Noun, singular or mass
Most are located south of the city on the western side of the bay.

2. Adjective
Add the onion, garlic and bay leaf to your crock pot.

Quotes containing the word bay


1. What's weird is the Hot Boys and the whole New Orleans Cash Money thing had a really big impact on the Bay when that was popping off. I don't all the way understand it. I mean, I know that they were big everywhere and had a lot of commercial success in the mid to late '90s, but they were really, really felt in the Bay Area.
- G-Eazy

2. It's how we see the world that keeps the darkness beyond at bay. Keeps it from pouring through and devouring us. I think all of us might know that, way down deep.
- Stephen King

2. bay

verb. ['ˈbeɪ'] utter in deep prolonged tones.

Synonyms

  • utter
  • verbalize
  • speak
  • talk
  • verbalise

Antonyms

  • coloring
  • neutral
  • colour
  • colouring

Etymology

  • baie (French)
  • baia (Latin)
  • bay (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baye (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. bay

noun. ['ˈbeɪ'] the sound of a hound on the scent.

Antonyms

  • incomplete

Etymology

  • baie (French)
  • baia (Latin)
  • bay (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baye (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. bay

adjective. ['ˈbeɪ'] (used of animals especially a horse) of a moderate reddish-brown color.

Synonyms

  • colored
  • colorful

Antonyms

  • rush
  • start
  • begin

Etymology

  • baie (French)
  • baia (Latin)
  • bay (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baye (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. bay

noun. ['ˈbeɪ'] a compartment in an aircraft used for some specific purpose.

Synonyms

  • compartment

Antonyms

  • empty
  • close up

Etymology

  • baie (French)
  • baia (Latin)
  • bay (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baye (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. bay

noun. ['ˈbeɪ'] a compartment on a ship between decks; often used as a hospital.

Synonyms

  • compartment

Antonyms

  • shout
  • specify

Etymology

  • baie (French)
  • baia (Latin)
  • bay (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baye (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. bay

noun. ['ˈbeɪ'] a horse of a moderate reddish-brown color.

Synonyms

  • horse

Antonyms

  • international waters
  • high sea

Etymology

  • baie (French)
  • baia (Latin)
  • bay (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baye (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. bay

noun. ['ˈbeɪ'] a small recess opening off a larger room.

Synonyms

  • alcove
  • carrell
  • cubicle
  • niche
  • stall
  • recess

Antonyms

  • soft water
  • fresh water
  • hard water
  • saltwater

Etymology

  • baie (French)
  • baia (Latin)
  • bay (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baye (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. bay

noun. ['ˈbeɪ'] 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.

Synonyms

  • bay laurel
  • true laurel
  • bay leaf
  • laurel
  • genus Laurus
  • bay tree
  • Laurus nobilis

Antonyms

  • colorless
  • colourless
  • get off
  • disembark

Etymology

  • baie (French)
  • baia (Latin)
  • bay (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baye (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. bay

verb. ['ˈbeɪ'] bark with prolonged noises, of dogs.

Synonyms

  • bark

Antonyms

  • forfeit
  • uncover

Etymology

  • baie (French)
  • baia (Latin)
  • bay (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • baye (Middle English (1100-1500))
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