Pronunciation of Bottom
/bˈɒtəm/, /bˈɒtəm/, /b_ˈɒ_t_ə_m/

Antonyms for bottom:

side, top.

Synonyms for bottom:

Sense 1

knob, penumbra, whirlpool, shallows, nozzle, midstream, low-profile, bevel, low-slung, gluteus, low-lying, ford, purlieus, apex, periphery, surface area, estuary, wall, Undermost, nether regions, essence, grass, open water, overleaf, riverbed, bayou, rim, edging, side-on, buttock, weir, white water, waterfall, firth, RAPIDS, floodgate, headwaters, tip, low-water mark, bight, unfinished.

Sense 2

limit, low-level, one-sided, vertex, heel, subnormal, footing, surround, hub, crosscurrent, cataract, booty, confines, backwater, rock bottom, confluence, substratum, bun, superficial, frame, roof, core, brim, right, knife edge, sunken, depressed.

Sense 3

fork, cascade, profile, focus, least, shaft, shape, ground, rest, other, fringe, extremity.

Sense 4

corner, handle, margin, center, edge, loop, bump.

Sense 5

mouth, below, grip, source.

Sense 6

surface, channel, extension.

Sense 7

root, branch, lock, quick, head.

Sense 8

heart, reverse.

Sense 11


Sense 18









rear end.



bottom (adjective)

elementary, lowest, foundational, basic, fundamental, underlying, base.

low (adjective)

low, level, low-lying, deep, squat, stumpy, bottommost, lower, short, flat.

lowest; fundamental (adjective)

ground, basic, foundational, base, nethermost, underlying, Undermost, lowermost, lowest, basement.

rear (adjective)

back, tail, stern, posterior, backside, rear.

shortest (adjective)


Sense 2 (noun)


Sense 3 (noun)

channel, bayou, backwater, cascade, branch, root, confluence, cataract, bight.

Sense 5 (noun)

substratum, depressed, below, low-level, footing, Underpinning, sunken, subnormal, down.

Sense 6 (noun)

rock bottom.

Sense 7 (noun)

focus, quick, core, heart, center, hub.

Sense 8 (noun)

bun, buttock.

Sense 9 (noun)

Undermost, lowermost, nethermost.

base, core (noun)

root, essence, heart, source.

bottom (noun)

foundation, underneath, depths, basement, nadir, underside, sole, foot.

buttocks (noun)

keister, behind, fanny.

deepness (noun)


depth (noun)


foundation (noun)

footing, bedrock, bed, rest, groundwork, sole, seat, depths, substructure, foot, underneath, underside, nadir, substratum, basis.

location (noun)

underside, undersurface.

lowness (noun)

lowness, deepness, hollowness, shortness.

opposite (noun)


rear (noun)

derriere, hind, seat, caboose, fanny, rump, behind.

rear end (noun)

butt, derriere, breech, fundament, fanny, rump, backside, posterior, buttocks, behind, tail, tush, rear, bum.

ship (noun)


Usage examples for bottom:

  • Are you at the bottom of that also? - "Major Vigoureux", A. T. Quiller-Couch.
  • He try ter git Brer Rabbit fer ter ride upon de seat wid 'im so dey kin git ter 'sputin' 'n'er, but Brer Rabbit say he fear'd he fall off, en he des tuck'n sot right flat down in de bottom er de waggin, en make lak he fear'd ter move. - "Nights With Uncle Remus", Joel Chandler Harris.
  • We weare so neere the lande that we saw the bottom of the watter, but yett too deepe to step in. - "Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson", Peter Esprit Radisson.

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