The Word 'BASE'

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Meanings Of The Word 'Base'

Base (adjective)

definition:
debased

Base (adjective)

definition:
illegitimate

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Baseborn

Base (adjective)

definition:
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality

example:
"that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble- Edmund Burke"

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Mean

Base (adjective)

definition:
of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)

example:
"baseborn wretches with dirty faces"

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Baseborn Humble Lowly

Base (adjective)

definition:
serving as or forming a base

example:
"the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats"

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Basal

Base (adjective)

definition:
not adhering to ethical or moral principles

example:
"base and unpatriotic motives"

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Immoral

Base (adjective)

definition:
(used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal

example:
"base coins of aluminum"

Base (noun)

definition:
a support or foundation

example:
"the base of the lamp"

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Stand

Base (noun)

definition:
a place that the runner must touch before scoring

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Bag

Base (noun)

definition:
(electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector

Base (noun)

definition:
installation from which a military force initiates operations

example:
"the attack wiped out our forward bases"

Base (noun)

definition:
a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit

example:
"a tub should sit on its own base"

Base (noun)

definition:
the principal ingredient of a mixture

example:
"glycerinated gelatin is used as a base for many ointments"

Base (noun)

definition:
lowest support of a structure

example:
"it was built on a base of solid rock"

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Foundation

Base (noun)

definition:
the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area

example:
"the industrial base of Japan"

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Infrastructure

Base (noun)

definition:
the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

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Foundation

Base (noun)

definition:
(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

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Stem

Base (noun)

definition:
a lower limit

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Floor

Base (noun)

definition:
the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end

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Home

Base (noun)

definition:
(anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment

example:
"the base of the skull"

Base (noun)

definition:
the bottom or lowest part

example:
"the base of the mountain"

Base (noun)

definition:
(numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place

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Radix

Base (noun)

definition:
the most important or necessary part of something

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Basis

Base (noun)

definition:
the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed

example:
"the base of the triangle"

Base (noun)

definition:
any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water

example:
"bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia"

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Alkali

Base (noun)

definition:
a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside

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Nucleotide

Base (verb)

definition:
to use as a basis for

example:
"We based our movie on the comic book series."

Base (verb)

definition:
to use purified cocaine by burning it and inhaling the fumes

example:
"The addict based from a spoon."

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Free-base

Base (verb)

definition:
to situate as a center of operations

example:
"We will base this project in the new lab."