an anthology of articles on a related subject or an anthology of the works of a single author
bus, autobus, coach, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle(adj)
a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport
"he always rode the bus to work"
providing for many things at once
"an omnibus law"
(Printing) A volume containing collected and reprinted works of a single author or on a single theme.
Pertaining to or dealing with a variety of topics at one time; as, omnibus legislation; an omnibus budget bill.
A vehicle set up to carry many people (now usually called a bus).
An anthology of previously released material linked together by theme or author, especially in book form.
A broadcast program consisting of all of the episodes of a serial that have been shown in the previous week.
The omnibus edition of "The Archers" is broadcast every Sunday morning at 11.00.
A stamp issue, usually commemorative, that appears simultaneously in several countries as a joint issue.
Containing multiple items.
The legislature enacted an omnibus appropriations bill.
Origin: From omnibus, dative plural of omnis
Omnibus is an American, commercially sponsored, educational television series.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
om′ni-bus, adj. including all: covering many different cases or objects, as 'an omnibus clause.'—n. a large four-wheeled vehicle for passengers, chiefly between two fixed points:—pl. Om′nibuses. [Lit. 'for all,' L. dative pl. of omnis, all.]
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A test for Patience, still popular in England. From Grk. _oneiros_, dream, and _baino_, to go or move. A dream of motion.
The numerical value of omnibus in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of omnibus in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Seriously, I feel good about the omnibus.
At this point it doesn't appear to be in the omnibus.
People hate the big spending omnibus that didn't address real conservative concerns.
The omnibus I think has real problems, not just with freedom caucus members, but with lots of Republicans.
The omnibus, I think, has real problems, not just with Freedom Caucus members, but with lots of Republicans.
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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- автобус, омнибус, сборник, всеобхватенBulgarian
- Omnibus, BusGerman
- autobús, compilaciónSpanish
- kertaus, yhteenveto, kaikki jaksot, linja-autoFinnish
- omnibus, busFrench
- omnibusz, autóbuszHungarian
- bus, autobus, omnibus, compilationInterlingua
- ônibus, compilaçãoPortuguese
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