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bottom

noun

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1 the side or part facing downward from something
  • that side of the shelf is supposed to be the bottom, so turn it over before you assemble the bookcase

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2 the surface upon which a body of water lies
  • my missing fishing pole is probably lying on the bottom of the lake

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3 the lowest part, place, or point
  • sliding all the way to the bottom of the snow-covered slope

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4 the part of the body upon which someone sits
  • the baby fell backwards onto her bottom

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6 the lowest point or level
  • when profits hit bottom the company was forced to declare bankruptcy

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7 an immaterial thing upon which something else rests
  • the bottom of his thesis is the assumption that people are fundamentally good

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bottom

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of bottom (Entry 2 of 2)

of, relating to, or located at the bottom
  • was sitting on the bottom step of the stairway

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The first known use of bottom was before the 12th century

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“Bottom.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/bottom. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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