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bicycle vs tandem tandem vs bicycle

bicycle and tandem both are nouns.

bicycle is a verb but tandem is not a verb.

bicycle is not an adverb while tandem is an adverb.

As nouns, tandem is a hyponym of bicycle; that is, tandem is a word with a more specific, narrower meaning than bicycle and tandem is a type of bicycle with the definitions:
  • a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
bicycle (noun) tandem (noun)
a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals an arrangement of two or more objects or persons one behind another
a bicycle with two sets of pedals and two seats
bicycle (verb) tandem (verb)
ride a bicycle
bicycle (adverb) tandem (adverb)
one behind the other