Synonyms of bay in English

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bay1


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noun

1‘the ships were anchored in the bay’

SYNONYMS

cove, inlet, estuary, indentation, natural harbour, gulf, basin, fjord, ria, sound, arm, bight, firth, anchorage

Scottish loch, sea loch

Irish lough


Synonyms of bay in English

: bay1bay2bay3

bay2


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noun

1‘there is a bay in the far wall of the living room’

SYNONYMS

alcove, recess, niche, nook, cubbyhole, opening, hollow, cavity, corner, indentation, booth

apse

inglenook


Synonyms of bay in English

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bay3


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verb

1‘a jackal baying at the moon’

SYNONYMS

howl, bark, yelp, yap, cry, growl, bellow, roar, clamour, snarl

rare ululate

2‘the crowd bayed for an encore’

SYNONYMS

clamour, shout, call, press, yell, scream, shriek, roar

demand, insist on, urge, claim, make a claim for


noun

1‘the bloodhounds' heavy bay’

SYNONYMS

baying, howl, howling, bark, barking, cry, crying, growl, growling, bellow, bellowing, roar, roaring, clamour, clamouring

rare ululation


Phrases

    at bay

      ‘they lit smoky fires to keep the mosquitoes at bay’

      SYNONYMS

      at a distance, away, off, aside, at arm's length