Synonyms
Etymology

1. database

noun. ['ˈdeɪtəˌbeɪs, ˈdætəˌbeɪs'] an organized body of related information.

Synonyms

  • info
  • information
  • computer database
  • list
  • listing
  • electronic information service
  • on-line database
  • subdata base

Etymology

  • base (English)
  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • data (English)
  • data (Latin)

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Rhymes with Database

  • airbase
  • ambase
  • bouillabaise
  • broadbase
  • database
  • dbase
  • diabase
  • sybase
  • wheelbase
  • wheelbase

How do you pronounce database?

Pronounce database as ˈdætəˌbeɪs.

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Sentences with database


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can use the database to look up names in the library or online at the library's website.

Quotes about database


1. Many of our problems are broadly similar to those that undermined ... Norse Greenland, and that many other past societies also struggled to solve. Some of those past societies failed (like the Greenland Norse) and others succeeded ... The past offers us a rich database from which we can learn in order that we may keep on succeeding.
- Jared Diamond, Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

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