Definitions of bottom

  1. To rest upon.
  2. To base or found ( upon); fathom; rest; touch bottom.
  3. To furnish with a bottom; as, to bottom a chair.
  4. To reach or get to the bottom of.
  5. To wind round something, as in making a ball of thread.
  6. To found or build upon; to fix upon as a support; - followed by on or upon.
  7. To found or build upon; furnish with a foundation.
  8. To found or rest upon.
  9. To furnish with a bottom or foundation.
  10. 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.
  11. To rest, as upon an ultimate support; to be based or grounded; - usually with on or upon.
  12. provide with a bottom or a seat, as of chairs
  13. strike the ground, as with a ship's bottom
  14. To found or build upon; to furnish with a bottom; to fathom.
  15. To found or build upon; to rest upon as a support.
  16. a cargo ship; " they did much of their overseas trade in foreign bottoms"
  17. the lower side of anything
  18. the lowest part of anything; " they started at the bottom of the hill"
  19. low- lying alluvial land near a river
  20. the second half of an inning; while the home team is at bat
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. That upon which anything rests or is founded, in a literal or a figurative sense; foundation; groundwork.
  24. The bed of a body of water, as of a river, lake, sea.
  25. The fundament; the buttocks.
  26. An abyss.
  27. Low land formed by alluvial deposits along a river; low- lying ground; a dale; a valley.
  28. Power of endurance; as, a horse of a good bottom.
  29. Dregs or grounds; lees; sediment.
  30. A ball or skein of thread; a cocoon.
  31. The deepest part of anything; the base; foundation; root; the ground under any body of water; the seat of a chair; low land; power to endure; the part of a vessel below the waterling; hence, a ship.
  32. The lowest part of anything: that on which anything rests or is founded: low land, as in a valley: the keel of a ship, hence the vessel itself.
  33. The lowest part of anything; a valley.
  34. The lowest part of anything; base; support; root; dregs.
  35. The ground beneath or low land near a body of water.
  36. The part of a vessel below the water- line; hence, a vessel.
  37. Endurance; stamina; grit.
  38. The lowest, deepest, or remotest part of anything; the ground under any body of water; the foundation or base; the part on which a thing rests or sits; a dale; a valley; the extremity of the trunk of animals; a ship; the dregs of liquor; cause; stamina; strength.
  39. The lowest part of anything; the foundation or base; that on which anything rests; the deepest part of a subject; the lowest part of a declivity; the end; natural strength; a ship.
  40. A ball of thread wound up; a cocoon.
  41. situated at the bottom or lowest position; " the bottom drawer"
  42. provide with a bottom or a seat; " bottom the chairs"
  43. Of or pertaining to the bottom; fundamental; lowest; under; as, bottom rock; the bottom board of a wagon box; bottom prices.
  44. Lowest; undermost.
  45. Bottomless.
  46. Lowest; fundamental; basal.
  47. At the very bottom; in a low situation. Bottom heat, the temperature communicated to certain soils, by fermenting and decomposing substances placed underneath them. On one's own bottom, independently of others.