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

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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