Base Meaning

There are 30 meaning(s) for word Base

Meaning 1 : 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

    Synonyms : al-qa'ida,  al-qaeda,  al-qaida,  al qaeda,  al qaida,  qaeda
Meaning 2 : of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)

    Example : baseborn wretches with dirty faces

    Synonyms : baseborn,  humble,  lowly
Meaning 3 : use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes

    Synonyms : free-base
Meaning 4 : lowest support of a structure

    Example : it was built on a base of solid rock

    Synonyms : foot,  foundation,  fundament,  groundwork,  substructure,  understructure
Meaning 5 : a support or foundation

    Example : the base of the lamp

    Synonyms : pedestal,  stand
Meaning 6 : the most important or necessary part of something

    Synonyms : basis
Meaning 7 : a place that the runner must touch before scoring

    Synonyms : bag
Meaning 8 : illegitimate

    Synonyms : baseborn
Meaning 9 : (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place

    Synonyms : radix
Meaning 10 : a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)

    Synonyms : nucleotide
Meaning 11 : a lower limit

    Synonyms : floor
Meaning 12 : serving as or forming a base

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

    Synonyms : basal
Meaning 13 : the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

    Synonyms : basis,  cornerstone,  foundation,  fundament,  groundwork
Meaning 14 : (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

    Synonyms : radical,  root,  root word,  stem,  theme
Meaning 15 : the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end

    Synonyms : home
Meaning 16 : the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area

    Example : the industrial base of Japan

    Synonyms : infrastructure
Meaning 17 : having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality

    Example : that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble

    Synonyms : mean,  meanspirited
Meaning 18 : 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

    Synonyms : alkali
Meaning 19 : not adhering to ethical or moral principles

    Example : base and unpatriotic motives,a base, degrading way of life

    Synonyms : immoral
Meaning 20 : installation from which a military force initiates operations

    Example : the attack wiped out our forward bases

    Synonyms : base of operations
Meaning 21 : use as a basis for; found on

    Example : base a claim on some observation

    Synonyms : establish,  found,  ground
Meaning 22 : a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit

    Example : a tub should sit on its own base

Meaning 23 : (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment

    Example : the base of the skull

Meaning 24 : debased; not genuine

    Example : an attempt to eliminate the base coinage

Meaning 25 : (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector

Meaning 26 : situate as a center of operations

    Example : we will base this project in the new lab

Meaning 27 : the bottom or lowest part

    Example : the base of the mountain

Meaning 28 : the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed

    Example : the base of the triangle

Meaning 29 : the principal ingredient of a mixture

    Example : glycerinated gelatin is used as a base for many ointments,he told the painter that he wanted a yellow base with just a hint of green,everything she cooked seemed to have rice as the base

Meaning 30 : (used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal

    Example : base coins of aluminum,a base metal

How to Pronounce Base

  • beɪs