Legal Definition and Related Resources of Omnibus

Meaning of Omnibus

Literally means for all. A public vehicle .

Synonyms of Omnibus


  • allembracing
  • allinclusive
  • blanket
  • broad
  • catholi; collective
  • compendious
  • complete
  • composite
  • comprehensive
  • encyclopedic
  • encyclopedical
  • exhaustive
  • expansive
  • extensive
  • general
  • generic
  • generical
  • inclusive
  • inclusory
  • indiscriminate
  • limitless
  • miscellaneous
  • of great scope
  • overall
  • pandemic
  • sweeping unlimited
  • unqualified
  • unrestricted
  • widereachin; widespread
  • Associated Concepts: omnibus law

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This term is a noun.

Etimology of Omnibus

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1829, “four-wheeled public vehicle with seats for passengers,” from French (voiture) omnibus “(carriage) for all, common (conveyance),” from Latin omnibus “for all,” dative plural of omnis “all” (see omni-). Introduced by Jacques Lafitte in Paris in 1819 or ’20, in London from 1829. In reference to legislation, the word is recorded from 1842. Meaning “man or boy who assists a waiter at a restaurant” is attested from 1888 (compare busboy). As an adjective in English from 1842.






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