Definition of bottom :
1. A ball or skein of thread; a cocoon.
2. An abyss.
3. Dregs or grounds; lees; sediment.
4. Low land formed by alluvial deposits along a river; low- lying ground; a dale; a valley.
5. Of or pertaining to the bottom; fundamental; lowest; under; as, bottom rock; the bottom board of a wagon box; bottom prices.
6. Power of endurance; as, a horse of a good bottom.
7. That upon which anything rests or is founded, in a literal or a figurative sense; foundation; groundwork.
8. The bed of a body of water, as of a river, lake, sea.
9. The fundament; the buttocks.
10. The lowest part of anything; the foot; as, the bottom of a tree or well; the bottom of a hill, a lane, or a page.
11. The part of a ship which is ordinarily under water; hence, the vessel itself; a ship.
12. The part of anything which is beneath the contents and supports them, as the part of a chair on which a person sits, the circular base or lower head of a cask or tub, or the plank floor of a ship's hold; the under surface.
13. To found or build upon; to fix upon as a support; - followed by on or upon.
14. To furnish with a bottom; as, to bottom a chair.
15. To reach or get to the bottom of.
16. To reach or impinge against the bottom, so as to impede free action, as when the point of a cog strikes the bottom of a space between two other cogs, or a piston the end of a cylinder.
17. To rest, as upon an ultimate support; to be based or grounded; - usually with on or upon.
18. To wind round something, as in making a ball of thread.
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bottom (part of speech: noun)
low (part of speech: adjective)
back (part of speech: noun)
lowness (part of speech: noun)
unsuccessful (part of speech: adjective)
rear (part of speech: noun)
- Nevertheless, he was a man of fine, generous nature at bottom, a good brother and a worthy friend. - "Hoosier Mosaics", Maurice Thompson.
- I waited a moment at the bottom, and was just going to step off when I remembered that I Ã¢â‚¬â„¢ ad got my boots on, and I Ã¢â‚¬â„¢ ad to go up agin and take Ã¢â‚¬â„¢ em off. - "Project Gutenberg, Deep Waters, by W.W. Jacobs", W.W. Jacobs.
- After all, at the bottom of her heart she had known he wouldn't. - "The Dark Tower", Phyllis Bottome.