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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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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. tax

noun. ['ˈtæks'] charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government.

Synonyms

  • stamp duty
  • single tax
  • departure tax
  • stamp tax
  • transfer tax
  • gift tax
  • revenue enhancement
  • indirect tax
  • capital levy
  • rates
  • proportional tax
  • special assessment
  • capitation
  • taxation
  • income tax
  • franchise tax
  • direct tax
  • graduated tax
  • degressive tax
  • pavage
  • progressive tax
  • capital gains tax

Antonyms

  • decrease
  • shorten
  • relax
  • unstrain

10. tax

verb. ['ˈtæks'] levy a tax on.

Synonyms

  • overtax
  • impose
  • surtax
  • tariff
  • excise

Antonyms

  • pressurize
  • depressurise
  • pressurise
  • depressurize

Example sentences of the word tax-base


1. Noun Phrase
Use the number you estimated for state and local tax if your state uses the federal AGI as your tax base and multiply it times your income.

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