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Bull vs. Ox

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Main Difference

The main difference between Bull and Ox is that the Bull is a male individual of cattle and Ox is a common bovine draft animal.

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  • Bull (noun)

    An adult male of domesticated cattle or oxen.

  • Bull (noun)

    A male of domesticated cattle or oxen of any age.

  • Bull (noun)

    An adult male of certain large mammals, such as whales, elephants and seals.

  • Bull (noun)

    A large, strong man.

  • Bull (noun)

    An investor who buys (commodities or securities) in anticipation of a rise in prices.

  • Bull (noun)

    A policeman.

  • Bull (noun)

    Specifically, one that is uncastrated.

  • Bull (noun)

    A crown coin; its value, {{5 shillings.}}

  • Bull (noun)

    clipping of bullseye

  • Bull (noun)

    Specifically, a policeman employed in a railroad yard.

  • Bull (noun)

    A man.

  • Bull (noun)

    clipping of bullshit.

  • Bull (noun)

    A man who has sex with another man's wife or girlfriend with the consent of both.

  • Bull (noun)

    A drink made by pouring water into a cask that previously held liquor.

  • Bull (noun)

    A papal bull, an official document or edict from the Pope.

  • Bull (noun)

    A seal affixed to a document, especially a document from the Pope.

  • Bull (noun)

    A lie.

  • Bull (noun)

    Nonsense.

  • Bull (noun)

    a bubble

  • Bull (adjective)

    Large and strong, like a bull.

  • Bull (adjective)

    adult male

    "a bull elephant"

  • Bull (adjective)

    Of a market in which prices are rising (compare bear)

  • Bull (adjective)

    stupid

  • Bull (verb)

    To force oneself (in a particular direction).

    "He bulled his way in."

  • Bull (verb)

    To lie, to tell untruths.

  • Bull (verb)

    To be in heat; to manifest sexual desire as cows do.

  • Bull (verb)

    To polish boots to a high shine.

  • Bull (verb)

    To endeavour to raise the market price of.

    "to bull railroad bonds"

  • Bull (verb)

    To endeavour to raise prices in.

    "to bull the market"

  • Bull (verb)

    to publish in a Papal bull

  • Bull (verb)

    to mock, cheat

  • Ox (noun)

    An B. taurus).

  • Ox (noun)

    Any bovine animal (genus Bos). A neat, a beef.

Wiktionary
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  • Bull (noun)

    an uncastrated male bovine animal

    "bull calves"

  • Bull (noun)

    a large male animal, especially a whale or elephant.

  • Bull (noun)

    the zodiacal sign or constellation Taurus.

  • Bull (noun)

    a bullseye

    "aim for the bull!"

  • Bull (noun)

    a person who buys shares hoping to sell them at a higher price later.

  • Bull (noun)

    a papal edict

    "the Pope issued a bull of excommunication"

  • Bull (noun)

    stupid or untrue talk or writing; nonsense

    "much of what he says is sheer bull"

  • Bull (verb)

    push or move powerfully or violently

    "he bulled the motor cycle clear of the tunnel"

  • Bull (verb)

    (of a cow) behave in a manner characteristic of being on heat.

  • Ox (noun)

    a domesticated bovine animal kept for milk or meat; a cow or bull

    "he was tall and broad and as strong as an ox"

  • Ox (noun)

    a castrated bull used as a draught animal

    "an ox cart"

  • Ox (noun)

    used in names of wild animals related to or resembling a domesticated ox, e.g. musk ox.

Oxford Dictionary
  • Bull (noun)

    The male of any species of cattle (Bovidæ); hence, the male of any large quadruped, as the elephant; also, the male of the whale.

  • Bull (noun)

    One who, or that which, resembles a bull in character or action.

  • Bull (noun)

    Taurus, the second of the twelve signs of the zodiac.

  • Bull (noun)

    One who operates in expectation of a rise in the price of stocks, or in order to effect such a rise. See 4th Bear, n., 5.

  • Bull (noun)

    a ludicrously false statement; nonsense. Also used as an expletive.

  • Bull (noun)

    A seal. See Bulla.

  • Bull (noun)

    A letter, edict, or respect, of the pope, written in Gothic characters on rough parchment, sealed with a bulla, and dated "a die Incarnationis," i. e., "from the day of the Incarnation." See Apostolical brief, under Brief.

  • Bull (noun)

    A grotesque blunder in language; an apparent congruity, but real incongruity, of ideas, contained in a form of expression; so called, perhaps, from the apparent incongruity between the dictatorial nature of the pope's bulls and his professions of humility.

  • Bull (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a bull; resembling a bull; male; large; fierce.

  • Bull (verb)

    To be in heat; to manifest sexual desire as cows do.

  • Bull

    To endeavor to raise the market price of; as, to bull railroad bonds; to bull stocks; to bull Lake Shore; to endeavor to raise prices in; as, to bull the market. See 1st Bull, n., 4.

  • Ox (noun)

    The male of bovine quadrupeds, especially the domestic animal when castrated and grown to its full size, or nearly so. The word is also applied, as a general name, to any species of bovine animals, male and female.

Webster Dictionary
  • Bull (noun)

    uncastrated adult male of domestic cattle

  • Bull (noun)

    a large and strong and heavyset man;

    "he was a bull of a man"

    "a thick-skinned bruiser ready to give as good as he got"

  • Bull (noun)

    obscene words for unacceptable behavior;

    "I put up with a lot of bullshit from that jerk"

    "what he said was mostly bull"

  • Bull (noun)

    a serious and ludicrous blunder;

    "he made a bad bull of the assignment"

  • Bull (noun)

    uncomplimentary terms for a policeman

  • Bull (noun)

    an investor with an optimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to rise and so buys now for resale later

  • Bull (noun)

    (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Taurus

  • Bull (noun)

    the second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20

  • Bull (noun)

    the center of a target

  • Bull (noun)

    a formal proclamation issued by the pope (usually written in antiquated characters and sealed with a leaden bulla)

  • Bull (noun)

    mature male of various mammals of which the female is called `cow'; e.g. whales or elephants or especially cattle

  • Bull (verb)

    push or force;

    "He bulled through his demands"

  • Bull (verb)

    try to raise the price of stocks through speculative buying

  • Bull (verb)

    talk through one's hat;

    "The politician was not well prepared for the debate and faked it"

  • Bull (verb)

    advance in price;

    "stocks were bulling"

  • Ox (noun)

    an adult castrated bull of the genus Bos; especially Bos taurus

  • Ox (noun)

    any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos

Princeton's WordNet

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