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1. base

verb. ['ˈbeɪs'] use as a basis for; found on.

Synonyms

  • found
  • ground
  • build

Antonyms

  • misfortune
  • good luck
  • success
  • outside

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Base

  • arianespace
  • {left-brace
  • left-brace
  • jonbenet's
  • }close-brace
  • worst-case
  • }right-brace
  • right-brace
  • misplace
  • interlace
  • displace
  • disgrace
  • retrace
  • lambastes
  • embrace
  • degrace
  • replace
  • incase
  • encase
  • deface
  • trace
  • space
  • place
  • grace
  • glace
  • frace
  • erase
  • efface
  • drace
  • crace

Example sentences of the word base


1. Noun, singular or mass
Bolt them up on their long sides so you get some height above the wheel base.

2. Adjective
Often times, this can be found in the base level of the CD's file path.

Quotes containing the word base


1. I'm always nervous! Especially when it comes to a series like 'Disgaea', where you do have such a devoted fan base, the last thing you want to do is disappoint. But I love playing bad guys and just always hope that fans will be forgiving if I miss the mark.
- Troy Baker

2. Every time I've done comedy in, like, traditional comedy clubs, there's always these comedians that do really well with audiences but that the other comedians hate because they're just, you know, doing kind of cheap stuff like dancing around or doing, like, very kind of base sex humor a lot, and stuff like that.
- Aziz Ansari

3. Want to play baseball?’” she asked. Shane’s eyes opened, and he stopped stroking her hair. “What?’” “First base,’” she said. “You’re already there.’” “I’m not running the bases.’” “Well, you could at least steal second.’” “Jeez, Claire. I used to distract myself with sports stats at times like these, but now you’ve gone and ruined it.
- Rachel Caine, The Dead Girls' Dance

2. base

adjective. ['ˈbeɪs'] serving as or forming a base.

Synonyms

  • basic

Antonyms

  • dependent
  • mild

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

3. base

noun. ['ˈbeɪs'] installation from which a military force initiates operations.

Synonyms

  • navy base
  • rocket base
  • base of operations
  • army base
  • air station
  • firebase
  • military installation

Antonyms

  • natural elevation
  • natural object
  • get up
  • turn out

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

4. base

noun. ['ˈbeɪs'] a place that the runner must touch before scoring.

Synonyms

  • baseball diamond
  • home
  • third base
  • infield
  • first base
  • diamond
  • baseball equipment
  • plate
  • third
  • bag
  • home plate
  • second base

Antonyms

  • saltwater
  • dry
  • empty
  • foreign

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

5. base

noun. ['ˈbeɪs'] lowest support of a structure.

Synonyms

  • bed
  • foundation
  • foot
  • understructure
  • raft foundation
  • structure
  • support
  • substructure
  • groundwork
  • construction

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • invalidate
  • negate
  • disprove

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

6. base

noun. ['ˈbeɪs'] a support or foundation.

Synonyms

  • stand
  • support
  • trivet
  • staddle
  • pedestal

Antonyms

  • lose
  • soft water
  • fresh water
  • hard water

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

7. base

noun. ['ˈbeɪs'] a lower limit.

Synonyms

  • wage floor
  • floor
  • price floor

Antonyms

  • destabilize
  • destabilise
  • moderate
  • old

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

8. base

noun. ['ˈbeɪs'] the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained.

Synonyms

  • fundament
  • basis
  • foundation
  • supposition
  • explanation
  • supposal
  • groundwork
  • assumption
  • meat and potatoes

Antonyms

  • smooth
  • simple
  • decrease
  • disintegrate

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

9. base

noun. ['ˈbeɪs'] the bottom or lowest part.

Synonyms

  • piece

Antonyms

  • roundness
  • straight

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)

10. base

noun. ['ˈbeɪs'] (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment.

Antonyms

  • dullness

Etymology

  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • bassus (Latin)
  • base (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • basis (Latin)
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