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1 bay /ˈbeɪ/ noun
plural bays
1 bay
/ˈbeɪ/
noun
plural bays
Learner's definition of BAY
[count]
: a large area of water that is part of an ocean or lake and partly surrounded by land
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2 bay /ˈbeɪ/ noun
plural bays
2 bay
/ˈbeɪ/
noun
plural bays
Learner's definition of BAY
[count]
: a section of a ship, airplane, etc., that is used for a special purpose (such as storing things)
: a section of a room or building see also bay window
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3 bay /ˈbeɪ/ noun
3 bay
/ˈbeɪ/
noun
Learner's definition of BAY

at bay

: in the position of being unable to move closer while attacking or trying to approach someone used with keep or hold
often used figuratively
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4 bay /ˈbeɪ/ noun
plural bays
4 bay
/ˈbeɪ/
noun
plural bays
Learner's definition of BAY
[count]
: a kind of European tree that has leaves which are used in cooking see also bay leaf
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5 bay /ˈbeɪ/ noun
plural bays
5 bay
/ˈbeɪ/
noun
plural bays
Learner's definition of BAY
[count]
: a horse that is a reddish-brown color
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— bay

adjective, of a horse
6 bay /ˈbeɪ/ verb
bays; bayed; baying
6 bay
/ˈbeɪ/
verb
bays; bayed; baying
Learner's definition of BAY
[no object]
: to bark with long sounds
: to shout or cry out in a loud and often angry way
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