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omnibus Explained

omnibus at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


omnibus at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1829, from Fr. (voiture) omnibus "(carriage) for all, common (conveyance)," from L. omnibus "for all," dat. pl. of omnis "all." ///

omnibus at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C] [Date: 1800-1900; Language: French; Origin: 'bus', from Latin, 'for all', from omnis; OMNI-]//
1 BrE a radio or television programme consisting of several programmes that have previously been broadcast separately: --the Saturday omnibus edition of 'Brookside'//
2 a book containing several stories, especially by one writer, that have already been printed separately: -- Omnibus editions of novels tend to be too heavy to be read with comfort.//
3 BrE old-fashioned a bus:
omnibus 2 adj [only before noun] AmE an omnibus law contains several different laws collected together// --an omnibus civil rights bill//

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omnibus at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

111 Moby Thesaurus words for "omnibus":
Festschrift, absolute, across-the-board, aggregate, album, all,
all-comprehensive, all-embracing, all-encompassing, all-inclusive,
all-out, all-pervading, ana, analects, anthology, autobus,
beauties, blanket, born, broad-based, bus, cab, canon,
chartered bus, chrestomathy, clean, clear, collectanea,
collected works, collection, compendious, compilation, complete,
complete works, comprehensive, congenital, consummate, deep-dyed,
delectus, diligence, double-decker, downright, dyed-in-the-wool,
egregious, encyclopedic, entire, exhaustive, florilegium, flowers,
garden, garland, global, gross, hack, hired car, holistic,
inclusive, integral, integrated, intensive, jitney, mail coach,
miscellanea, miscellany, motor coach, motorbus, omnipresent, one,
one and indivisible, out-and-out, outright, over-all, panoramic,
perfect, pervasive, photograph album, plain, plumb, post coach,
posy, pure, quotation book, radical, regular, scrapbook, sheer,
stage, stagecoach, straight, sweeping, symposium, synoptic, taxi,
taxicab, thorough, thoroughgoing, through-and-through, total,
ubiquitous, unconditional, universal, unmitigated, unqualified,
unreserved, unrestricted, utter, veritable, whole, wholesale,
without exception, without omission

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omnibus at French => English Of Explained:

omnibus [ɔmnibys]

omnibus at Dutch => English Of Explained:

omnibus [ɔmnibɵs]

omnibus at Swedish => English Of Explained:


omnibus at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun, adjective
1 (BrE) a television or radio programme that combines several recent programmes in a series:
the 90-minute Sunday omnibus edition
2 a large book that contains a number of books, for example novels by the same author
3 (old-fashioned) a bus
adjective (AmE) including many things or different types of thing:
an omnibus law

Omnibus at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Omnibus \Om"ni*bus\, n. [L., for all, dat. pl. from omnis all.
Cf. {Bus}.]
1. A long four-wheeled carriage, having seats for many
people; especially, one with seats running lengthwise,
used in conveying passengers short distances.

2. (Glass Making) A sheet-iron cover for articles in a leer
or annealing arch, to protect them from drafts.

{Omnibus bill}, a legislative bill which provides for a
number of miscellaneous enactments or appropriations.
[Parliamentary Cant, U.S.]

{Omnibus box}, a large box in a theater, on a level with the
stage and having communication with it. [Eng.]

omnibus at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : providing for many things at once; "an omnibus law" [syn: {omnibus(a)}]
n 1: an anthology of articles on a related subject or an
anthology of the works of a single author
2: a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public
transport; "he always rode the bus to work" [syn: {bus}, {autobus},
{coach}, {charabanc}, {double-decker}, {jitney}, {motorbus},

omnibus at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » Omnibus



From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » omnibus||lang=la|for all, dative plural of Inter: term » omnis||lang=la|all


* Inter: IPA » /ˈɒmniˌbʌs/
  • Inter: audio » En-us-omnibus.ogg|Audio (US)

  • Inter: rfap » UK|UK


    Inter: wikipedi » a
    Inter: en-noun » es|pl2=omnibi
  • Inter: date » d A vehicle set up to carry many people (now usually called a bus).
    1. 1911, Category: w - :E. M. Forster|E. M. Forster, Category: w - :The Celestial Omnibus|The Celestial Omnibus
    2. : "Please, is that an omnibus?" / "Omnibus est," said the driver, without turning round.
    3. 1959, Category: w - :Michael Flanders|Michael Flanders, Category: w - :At the Drop of a Hat|At the Drop of a Hat
    4. : Omnibus, my friend Mr. Swann informs me, comes from the Latin omnibus, meaning to or for by with or from everybody, which is a very good description. Well, this song is about a bus, it's wittily subtitled - I thought of this - 'A Transport of Delight'.
    5. 1988, Category: w - :Rowan Atkinson|Rowan Atkinson as Ebenezer Blackadder in "Category: w - :Blackadders Christmas Carol|Blackadder's Christmas Carol''", written by Category: w - :Richard Curtis|Richard Curtis and Category: w - :Ben Elton|Ben Elton
    6. : Baldrick, I want you to take this money and go out, and buy a turkey so large you'd think its mother had been rogered by an omnibus.
    7. An anthology of previously released material linked together by theme or author, especially in book form.
    8. A broadcast program consisting of all of the episodes of a serial that have been shown in the previous week.
    9. : The omnibus edition of "The Archers" is broadcast every Sunday morning at 11.00.
    10. Inter: philatel » y A stamp issue, usually commemorative, that appears simultaneously in several countries as a joint issue.

      Derived terms

      * bus


      Inter: trans-top » vehicle

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|омнибус|m|tr=omnibus, Inter: t+ » bg|автобус|m|tr=avtobus
  • Chinese:
  • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|公車|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|公共汽車|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|巴士|sc=Hani
  • Czech: Inter: t+ » cs|autobus
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|bus
  • Faroese: Inter: t- » fo|bussur|m
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|linja-auto
  • French: Inter: t+ » fr|omnibus|m, Inter: t+ » fr|bus|m
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Omnibus|m, Inter: t+ » de|Bus|m

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|omnibusz, Inter: t+ » hu|autóbusz
    • Icelandic: Inter: t+ » is|strætó|m
    • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|omnibus, Inter: t- » ia|autobus, Inter: t- » ia|bus
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|autobus|m
    • Inter: ttbc » ja: Inter: t- » ja|乗合バス|tr=のりあいばす, noriaibasu|sc=Jpan
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|ônibus|m
    • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|autobuz|n
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|автобус|m|tr=aftóbus|sc=Cyrl
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|autobús|m

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » book
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|сборник|m|tr=sbórnik|sc=Cyrl
    • Interlingua: Inter: t- » ia|compilation

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|compilação|f
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|compilación|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » television programme/program
    • Irish: Inter: t- » ga|ollchlár|m

    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m


    Inter: en-adj » -
  • Containing multiple items.
    1. : The legislature enacted an omnibus appropriations bill.


      Inter: trans-top » containing multiple items

  • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|всеобхватен|tr=vseobhváten

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|kertaus, yhteenveto, kaikki jaksot

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Category: Category:en:Philately -



    Inter: la-adj-form » omnibus
  • Inter: inflection of » omnis|omnis|dat|m|p|lang=la
    1. Inter: inflection of » omnis|omnis|dat|f|p|lang=la
    2. Inter: inflection of » omnis|omnis|dat|n|p|lang=la
    3. Inter: inflection of » omnis|omnis|abl|m|p|lang=la
    4. Inter: inflection of » omnis|omnis|abl|f|p|lang=la
    5. Inter: inflection of » omnis|omnis|abl|n|p|lang=la

    Translation: cs » omnibus
    Translation: de » omnibus
    Translation: et » omnibus
    Translation: el » omnibus
    Translation: fr » omnibus
    Translation: ko » omnibus
    Translation: io » omnibus
    Translation: id » omnibus
    Translation: it » omnibus
    Translation: ku » omnibus
    Translation: lo » omnibus
    Translation: hu » omnibus
    Translation: ml » omnibus
    Translation: my » omnibus
    Translation: ja » omnibus
    Translation: pl » omnibus
    Translation: ru » omnibus
    Translation: fi » omnibus
    Translation: ta » omnibus
    Translation: te » omnibus
    Translation: uk » omnibus
    Translation: vi » omnibus
    Translation: zh » omnibus

  • Omnibus at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » omnibus


    Inter: wikipedia » lang=de


    From Inter: etyl » fr|de Inter: term » voiture|lang=fr Inter: term » omnibus|lang=fr, from Inter: etyl » la|de Inter: term » omnibus|lang=la


    Inter: de-noun » m|Omnibusses|Omnibusse
  • omnibus


    * Autobus, Bus

  • Translation: cs » Omnibus
    Translation: de » Omnibus
    Translation: el » Omnibus
    Translation: ko » Omnibus
    Translation: io » Omnibus
    Translation: lo » Omnibus
    Translation: mg » Omnibus
    Translation: pl » Omnibus
    Translation: sv » Omnibus
    Translation: zh » Omnibus

    ómnibus at English (WD) Of Explained:



    Inter: es-noun » m|p=ómnibuses
  • public bus


    * bus
    • micro

    Translation: es » ómnibus
    Translation: fr » ómnibus
    Translation: ko » ómnibus
    Translation: io » ómnibus
    Translation: pl » ómnibus
    Translation: pt » ómnibus
    Translation: fi » ómnibus
    Translation: zh » ómnibus