(noun, adjective, verb)


1. situated at the bottom or lowest position

- the bottom drawer

Similar word(s): bottommost, lowermost, nethermost, inferior, nether

2. the lowest rank

- bottom member of the class

Similar word(s): worst

Sentences with bottom as an adjective:

- Those files should go on the bottom shelf.


1. the lower side of anything

Similar word(s): underside, undersurface

Definition categories: location, face, side

2. the lowest part of anything

- they started at the bottom of the hill

Definition categories: location, part, region

3. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

Similar word(s): backside, behind, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can, derriere, fanny, fundament, hindquarters, keister, nates, posterior, prat, rear, rump, seat, stern, tail, tush

Definition categories: body

4. the second half of an inning; while the home team is at bat

Definition categories: time, bout, round, turn

5. a depression forming the ground under a body of water

Similar word(s): bed

Definition categories: object, depression

6. low-lying alluvial land near a river

Similar word(s): bottomland

Definition categories: object, ground, land, soil

7. a cargo ship

- they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms

Similar word(s): freighter, merchantman

Definition categories: man–made

Sentences with bottom as a noun:

- lack bottom

- Where shall we go for a walk? How about Ashcombe Bottom?

- a horse of a good bottom


1. provide with a bottom or a seat

- bottom the chairs

Definition categories: possession, furnish, provide, render, supply

2. strike the ground, as with a ship's bottom

Definition categories: contact, hit, strike

3. come to understand

Similar word(s): fathom, penetrate

Definition categories: cognition, understand

Sentences with bottom as a verb:

- to bottom a chair