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Base — synonyms, definition

1. base (a) archaic

139 synonyms
abandoned abject abominable amoral animal bad baneful beastly beggarly bodily brutal carnal cheap coarse common contemptible corporeal corrupt corrupted counterfeit • • •

2. base (Noun) archaic

93 synonyms
Qaeda al-Qa'ida al-Qaeda al-Qaida alkali anchor article bag base of operations basement basis bed bedrock bottom bottom part bunker butt buttocks camp cause • • •
21 definition

base (Noun) — (military) installation from which a military force initiates operations. ex. "the attack wiped out our forward bases"

base (Noun) — Lowest support of a structure. ex. "it was built on a base of solid rock"

base (Noun) — A place that the runner must touch before scoring. ex. "he scrambled to get back to the base"

base (Noun) — The bottom or lowest part. ex. "the base of the mountain"

base (Noun) — (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment. ex. "the base of the skull"

base (Noun) — A lower limit. ex. "the government established a wage base"

base (Noun) — The fundamental assumptions from which something is begun, developed, calculated or explained. ex. "the whole argument rested on a base of conjecture"

base (Noun) — A support or foundation. ex. "the base of the lamp"

base (Noun) — A phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA).

base (Noun) — Any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water. ex. "bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia"

base (Noun) — The bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed. ex. "the base of the triangle"

base (Noun) — The most important or necessary part of something. ex. "the base of this drink is orange juice"

base (Noun) — (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place. ex. "10 is the base of the decimal system"

base (Noun) — The place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end.

base (Noun) — (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed. ex. "thematic vowels are part of the base"

base (Noun) — The stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area. ex. "the industrial base of Japan"

base (Noun) — The principal ingredient of a mixture. ex. "glycerinated gelatin is used as a base for many ointments" ex. "he told the painter that he wanted a yellow base with just a hint of green" ex. "everything she cooked seemed to have rice as the base"

base (Noun) — A flat bottom on which something is intended to sit. ex. "a tub should sit on its own base"

base (Noun) — (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector.

base (Noun) — (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative centre of an enterprise. ex. "many companies have their home base in New York"

base (Noun) — A terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries.

41 type of
FTO arsenal assumption baseball equipment bottom business office chemical compound component component part compound constituent control descriptor electrode ester flank foreign terrorist organisation foreign terrorist organization form fund • • •
50 types
ADP AMP ATP C G T U a adenosine diphosphate adenosine monophosphate adenosine triphosphate adenylic acid air base air station army base base pair bed brass monkey cyanuramide deoxyadenosine monophosphate • • •
22 parts
communication equipment communication system fire station firehouse gas system grid main penal facility penal institution power grid power system public works school system sewage system sewage works sewer system transit transportation transportation system water • • •
12 parts of
baseball diamond box construction diamond electronic transistor explanation infield junction transistor lamp structure transistor vessel
3 topics
act of terrorism terrorism terrorist act

3. base (Verb) archaic

12 synonyms
build establish fasten fix found free-base ground predicate rest set settle stay
3 definitions

base (Verb) — Use as a basis for; found on. ex. "base a claim on some observation"

base (Verb) — Situate as a centre of operations. ex. "we will base this project in the new lab"

base (Verb) — Use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes.

4 types of
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1 type

4. base (Adjective) archaic

3 synonyms
basal baseborn meanspirited
7 definitions

base (Adjective) — Serving as or forming a base. ex. "the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats"

base (Adjective) — (used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal. ex. "base coins of aluminium" ex. "a base metal"

base (Adjective) — Not adhering to ethical or moral principles. ex. "base and unpatriotic motives" ex. "a base, degrading way of life"

base (Adjective) — Having or showing an ignoble lack of honour or morality. ex. "that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble"

base (Adjective) — Debased; not genuine. ex. "an attempt to eliminate the base coinage"

base (Adjective) — Of low birth or station.

base (Adjective) — Illegitimate.