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omnibus

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Adjective, Noun
 : 
om=ni=bus

CIDE DICTIONARY

omnibusn. [L., for all, dat. pl. from omnis all. Cf. Bus.].
  •  A long vehicle, having seats for many people; a bus.  [1913 Webster]
    "In the 1913 Webster the term omnibus was especially applied to, a vehicle with seats running lengthwise, used in conveying passengers short distances."  [PJC]
  •  A sheet-iron cover for articles in a leer or annealing arch, to protect them from drafts.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A volume containing collected and reprinted works of a single author or on a single theme.  [PJC]
omnibusa. 
     Pertaining to or dealing with a variety of topics at one time; as, omnibus legislation; an omnibus budget bill.  [PJC]
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.] Thackeray.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

omnibus, n. & adj.
--n.
1 formal = BUS.
2 a volume containing several novels etc. previously published separately.
--adj.
1 serving several purposes at once.
2 comprising several items.

Etymology
F f. L (dative pl. of omnis), = for all

THESAURUS

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

ROGET THESAURUS

omnibus

Journey

N journey, travel, traveling, wayfaring, campaigning, journey, excursion, expedition, tour, trip, grand tour, circuit, peregrination, discursion, ramble, pilgrimage, hajj, trek, course, ambulation, march, walk, promenade, constitutional, stroll, saunter, tramp, jog trot, turn, stalk, perambulation, noctambulation, noctambulism, somnambulism, outing, ride, drive, airing, jaunt, equitation, horsemanship, riding, manege, ride and tie, basophobia, roving, vagrancy, pererration, marching and countermarching, nomadism, vagabondism, vagabondage, hoboism, gadding, flit, flitting, migration, emigration, immigration, demigration, intermigration, wanderlust, plan, itinerary, guide, handbook, guidebook, road book, Baedeker, Bradshaw, Murray, map, road map, transportation guide, subway map, procession, cavalcade, caravan, file, cortege, column, vehicle, automobile, train, bus, airplane, plane, autobus, omnibus, subway, motorbike, dirt bike, off-road vehicle, van, minivan, motor scooter, trolley, locomotive, legs, feet, pegs, pins, trotters, traveler, depot, railway station, station, traveling, ambulatory, itinerant, peripatetic, roving, rambling, gadding, discursive, vagrant, migratory, monadic, circumforanean, circumforaneous, noctivagrant, mundivagrant, locomotive, wayfaring, wayworn, travel-stained, on foot, on horseback, on Shanks's mare, by the Marrowbone stage: in transitu, en route, Int, come along!.

Vehicle

N vehicle, conveyance, carriage, caravan, van, common carrier, wagon, waggon, wain, dray, cart, lorry, truck, tram, cariole, carriole, limber, tumbrel, pontoon, barrow, wheel barrow, hand barrow, perambulator, Bath chair, wheel chair, sedan chair, chaise, palankeen, palanquin, litter, brancard, crate, hurdle, stretcher, ambulance, black Maria, conestoga wagon, conestoga wain, jinrikisha, ricksha, brett, dearborn, dump cart, hack, hackery, jigger, kittereen, mailstate, manomotor, rig, rockaway, prairie schooner, shay, sloven, team, tonga, wheel, hobbyhorse, go-cart, cycle, bicycle, bike, two-wheeler, tricycle, velocipede, quadricycle, equipage, turn-out, coach, chariot, phaeton, break, mail phaeton, wagonette, drag, curricle, tilbury, whisky, landau, barouche, victoria, brougham, clarence, calash, caleche, britzka, araba, kibitka, berlin, sulky, desobligeant, sociable, vis-a-vis, dormeuse, jaunting car, outside car, dandi, doolie, dooly, munchil, palki, roller skates, skate, runabout, ski, tonjon, vettura, post chaise, diligence, stage, stage coach, mail coach, hackney coach, glass coach, stage wagon, car, omnibus, fly, cabriolet, cab, hansom, shofle, four-wheeler, growler, droshki, drosky, dogcart, trap, whitechapel, buggy, four-in-hand, unicorn, random, tandem, shandredhan, char-a-bancs, motor car, automobile, limousine, car, auto, jalopy, clunker, lemon, flivver, coupe, sedan, two-door sedan, four-door sedan, luxury sedan, wheels, sports car, roadster, gran turismo, jeep, four-wheel drive vehicle, electric car, steamer, golf cart, electric wagon, taxicab, cab, taxicoach, checker cab, yellow cab, station wagon, family car, motorcycle, motor bike, side car, van, minivan, bus, minibus, microbus, truck, wagon, pick-up wagon, pick-up, tractor- trailer, road train, articulated vehicle, racing car, racer, hot rod, stock car, souped-up car, bob, bobsled, bobsleigh, cutter, double ripper, double runner, jumper, sled, sledge, sleigh, toboggan, train, accommodation train, passenger train, express trail, special train, corridor train, parliamentary train, luggage train, freight train, goods train, 1st class train, 2nd class train, 3rd class train, 1st class carriage, 2nd class carriage, 3rd class carriage, 1st class compartment, 2nd class compartment, 3rd class compartment, rolling stock, horse box, cattle truck, baggage car, express car, freight car, parlor car, dining car, Pullman car, sleeping car, sleeper, dome car, surface car, tram car, trolley car, box car, box wagon, horse car, bullet train, shinkansen, cannonball, the Wabash cannonball, lightning express, luggage van, mail, mail car, mail van, shovel, spool, spatula, ladle, hod, hoe, spade, spaddle, loy, spud, pitchfork, post hole digger, tractor, steamshovel, backhoe, fork lift, earth mover, dump truck, bulldozer, grader, caterpillar, trench digger, steamroller, pile driver, crane, wrecking crane.


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