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bay

noun (1)

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(Entry 1 of 4)

one of the parts into which an enclosed space is divided
  • the garage has three separate bays for cars

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bay

noun (2)

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a part of a body of water that extends beyond the general shoreline
  • the bay is a favorite cruising ground for weekend yachtsmen

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bay

noun (3)

Synonyms of bay (Entry 3 of 4)

usually bays plural public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement
  • he wrote for his own personal satisfaction, not for any bays that the literary establishment might deign to bestow

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bay

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of bay (Entry 4 of 4)

1 to speak so as to be heard at a distance
  • the mob was baying for revenge

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2 to make a long loud mournful sound
  • the lonesome beagle bayed whenever someone walked by

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The first known use of bay was in the 14th century

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“Bay.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bay. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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