HyperDic: base

English > 30 senses of the word base / Base:
VERBcognitionbase, establish, ground, founduse as a basis for
stativebasesituate as a center of operations
consumptionbase, free-baseuse (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes
NOUNartifactbase, base of operationsinstallation from which a military force initiates operations
artifactbase, foundation, fundament, foot, groundwork, substructure, understructurelowest support of a structure
artifactbase, baga place that the runner must touch before scoring
objectbasethe bottom or lowest part
locationbase(anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment
communicationbase, floora lower limit
cognitionbase, basis, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstonethe fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated / calculated or explained
artifactbase, pedestal, standa support or foundation
substancebase, nucleotidea phosphoric ester of a nucleoside
substancebase, alkaliany of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water
shapebasethe bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed
relationbase, basisthe most important or necessary part of something
quantitybase, radix(numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place
locationbase, homethe place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
groupBase, al-Qaeda, Qaeda, al-Qa'ida, al-Qaida, al Qaeda, al Qaidaa terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support / support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups
communicationbase, root, root word, stem, theme, radical(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
artifactbase, infrastructurethe stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area
artifactbasethe principal ingredient of a mixture
artifactbasea flat bottom on which something is intended to sit
artifactbase(electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
ADJECTIVEallbase, basalof primary importance
allbase, baseborn, humble, lowlyof low birth or station ('base' is archaic in this sense)
allbase(used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal
allbase, immoralnot adhering to ethical or moral principles
allbase, mean, meanspiritedhaving or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
allbase, basebornillegitimate
allbasedebased
base / Base > pronunciation
Soundsbey's
Rhymesace / ACE ... workplace: 67 rhymes with eys...
English > base: 30 senses > adjective 1
MeaningOf primary importance.
Synonymbasal
Broaderbasicpertaining to or constituting / constituting a base or basis
Spanishbasal, fundamental
English > base: 30 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOf low birth or station ('base' is archaic in this sense).
Example"baseborn wretches with dirty faces"
Synonymsbaseborn, humble, lowly
BroaderlowbornOf humble birth or origins
Spanishbajo
English > base: 30 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal.
Examples
  • "base coins of aluminum"
  • "a base metal"
BroaderinferiorOf low or inferior quality
Spanishbase
English > base: 30 senses > adjective 4
Meaningnot adhering to ethical or moral principles.
Examples
  • "base and unpatriotic motives"
  • "a base, degrading way of life"
Synonymimmoral
Broaderwrongcontrary to conscience or morality or law
Spanishdeshonroso, inmoral
Nounsbasenessunworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
English > base: 30 senses > adjective 5
MeaningHaving or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality.
Example"that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble"- Edmund Burke
Synonymsmean, meanspirited
BroaderignobleCompletely lacking nobility in character or quality or purpose
Spanishdesdeñable, despreciable, infame, innoble, miserable, ruin, vil
Catalandesdenyable, despreciable, innoble, menyspreable, miserable, vil
Nounsbasenessunworthiness by virtue of lacking higher values
Adverbsbaselyin a despicable, ignoble manner
English > base: 30 senses > adjective 6
Meaningillegitimate.
Synonymbaseborn
BroaderillegitimateOf marriages and offspring
Usage ofarchaism, archaicismThe use of an archaic expression
Spanishinfame, vil
English > base: 30 senses > adjective 7
Meaningdebased; not genuine.
Example"an attempt to eliminate the base coinage"
Broadercounterfeit, imitativenot genuine
English > base: 30 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaninginstallation from which a military force initiates operations.
Example"the attack wiped out our forward bases"
Synonymbase of operations
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Narrowerair base, air stationA base for military aircraft
army baseA large base of operations for an army
firebaseAn artillery base to support advancing troops
navy basebase of operations for a naval fleet
rocket baseA military base for rocket missiles
Broadermilitary installationAny facility servicing military forces
Spanishbase de operaciones, base
Catalanbase d'operacions, base
English > base: 30 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningLowest support of a structure.
Example"it was built on a base of solid rock"
Synonymsfoundation, fundament, foot, groundwork, substructure, understructure
Part ofstructure, constructionA thing constructed
NarrowerbedA foundation of earth or rock supporting a road or railroad track
raft foundation, raft, matA foundation (usually on soft ground) consisting of an extended layer of reinforced concrete
Broadersupportsupporting structure that holds up or provides a foundation
Spanishbase, cimentación, cimiento, fundación, fundamento, pie
Catalanbase, fonament, peu
Adjectivesbasalof primary importance
English > base: 30 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA place that the runner must touch before scoring.
Synonymbag
Part ofbaseball diamond, diamond, infieldThe area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate
Narrowerfirst baseThe base that must be touched first by a base runner in baseball
home plate, home base, home, plate(baseball) base consisting of a rubber / rubber slab where the batter stands
second baseThe base that must be touched second by a base runner in baseball
third base, thirdThe base that must be touched third by a base runner in baseball
Broaderbaseball equipmentequipment used in playing baseball
Spanishbase
Catalanbase
English > base: 30 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningThe bottom or lowest part.
Example"the base of the mountain"
Broaderpart, pieceA portion of a natural object
Adjectivesbasilarof or relating to or located at the base
English > base: 30 senses > noun 5, location
Meaning(anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment.
Example"the base of the skull"
Categoryanatomy, general anatomyThe branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
BroaderbottomThe lowest part of anything
Adjectivesbasalespecially of leaves
basilar, basilaryof or relating to or located at the base
English > base: 30 senses > noun 6, communication
MeaningA lower limit.
Synonymfloor
Narrowerprice floorFloor below which prices are not allowed to fall
wage floorFloor below which wages are not allowed to fall
BroadercontrolThe economic policy of controlling or limiting or curbing prices or wages etc.
Spanishbase, mínimo
English > base: 30 senses > noun 7, cognition
MeaningThe fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated / calculated or explained.
Synonymsbasis, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone
Part ofexplanationThought that makes something comprehensible
Narrowermeat and potatoesThe fundamental part
Broaderassumption, supposition, supposalA hypothesis that is taken for granted
Spanishbase, fundamento
Catalanbase, fonament
Adjectivesbasalof primary importance
Verbsbaseuse as a basis for
English > base: 30 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA support or foundation.
Example"the base of the lamp"
Synonymspedestal, stand
Narrowerbrass monkeyA metal stand that formerly held cannon balls on sailing ships
staddleA base or platform on which hay or corn is stacked
trivetA stand with short feet used under a hot dish on a table
trivetA three-legged metal stand for supporting a cooking vessel in a hearth
BroadersupportAny device that bears the weight of another thing
Spanishbase, fundamento, peana, pedestal, pie, soporte, stand
Catalanbase, fonament, pedestal, peu, suport
English > base: 30 senses > noun 9, substance
MeaningA phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA).
Synonymnucleotide
Narroweradenosine diphosphate, ADPAn ester of adenosine that is converted to ATP for energy storage
adenosine monophosphate, AMP, adenylic acidA nucleotide found in muscle cells and important in metabolism
adenosine triphosphate, ATPA nucleotide derived from adenosine that occurs in muscle tissue
base pairOne of the pairs of chemical bases joined by hydrogen bonds that connect the complementary strands of a DNA molecule or of an RNA molecule that has two strands
deoxyadenosine monophosphate, AOne of the four nucleotides used in building DNA
deoxycytidine monophosphate, COne of the four nucleotides used in building DNA
deoxyguanosine monophosphate, GOne of the four nucleotides used in building DNA
deoxythymidine monophosphate, TOne of the four nucleotides used in building DNA
mutonThe smallest unit of DNA where a mutation can occur
oligonucleotide, oligo(biochemistry) a polynucleotide whose molecules contain relatively few nucleotides
polynucleotide(biochemistry) a linear polymer whose molecule is composed of many nucleotide units constituting a section of a nucleic acid molecule
uracil, UA base containing nitrogen that is found in RNA (but not in DNA) and derived from pyrimidine
Broaderesterformed by reaction between an acid and an alcohol with elimination of water
Spanishnucleótido
Catalannucleòtid
English > base: 30 senses > noun 10, substance
MeaningAny 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"
Synonymalkali
Narrowerimidazole, iminazole, glyoxalineAn organic base C3H4N2
melamine, cyanuramideA white crystalline organic base
purineA colorless crystalline organic base containing nitrogen
purineAny of several bases that are derivatives of purine
pyridineA toxic colorless flammable liquid organic base with a disagreeable odor
pyrimidineAny of several basic compounds derived from pyrimidine
Broadercompound, chemical compound(chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
Spanishalcali, álcali, base
Catalanàlcali, base
Verbsbaseuse (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes
basifyturn basic and less acidic
English > base: 30 senses > noun 11, shape
MeaningThe bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed.
Example"the base of the triangle"
BroaderflankA subfigure consisting of a side of something
Spanishbase
Catalanbase
English > base: 30 senses > noun 12, relation
MeaningThe most important or necessary part of something.
Synonymbasis
Broaderpart, portion, component part, component, constituentSomething determined in relation to something that includes it
Spanishbase
English > base: 30 senses > noun 13, quantity
Meaning(numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place.
Synonymradix
Categorynumeration system, number system, number representation system, system of numerationAny notation for the representation of numbers
BroadernumberA concept of quantity involving zero and units
Spanishbase
Catalanbase
English > base: 30 senses > noun 14, location
MeaningThe place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end.
Synonymhome
BroaderlocationA point or extent in space
Catalanbase
English > Base: 30 senses > noun 15, group
MeaningA terrorist network intensely opposed to the United States that dispenses money and logistical support / support and training to a wide variety of radical Islamic terrorist groups; has cells in more than 50 countries.
Synonymsal-Qaeda, Qaeda, al-Qa'ida, al-Qaida, al Qaeda, al Qaida
Categoryterrorism, act of terrorism, terrorist actThe calculated use of violence (or the threat / threat of violence) against civilians in order to attain goals that are political or religious or ideological in nature
Instance ofterrorist organization, terrorist group, foreign terrorist organization, FTOA political movement that uses terror as a weapon to achieve its goals
RegionAfghanistan, Islamic State of AfghanistanA mountainous landlocked country in central Asia
Pakistan, Islamic Republic of Pakistan, West PakistanA Muslim republic that occupies the heartland of ancient south Asian civilization in the Indus River valley
SpanishAl Qaida
Catalanal-Qaida, Al Qaida
English > base: 30 senses > noun 16, communication
Meaning(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed.
Synonymsroot, root word, stem, theme, radical
CategorylinguisticsThe scientific study of language
Broaderform, word form, signifier, descriptorThe phonological or orthographic sound or appearance of a word that can be used to describe or identify something
Spanishbase, radical, raíz, tema
Catalanarrel, base, radical, tema
English > base: 30 senses > noun 17, artifact
MeaningThe stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area.
Example"the industrial base of Japan"
Synonyminfrastructure
Partscommunication system, communication equipmentfacility consisting of the physical plants and equipment for disseminating information
fire station, firehouseA station housing fire / fire apparatus and firemen
gas systemfacility (plant and equipment) for providing natural-gas service
mainA principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage
penal institution, penal facilityAn institution where persons are confined for punishment and to protect the public
power system, power grid, gridA system of high tension cables by which electrical power is distributed throughout a region
public worksstructures (such as highways or schools or bridges or docks / docks / docks) constructed at government expense for public use
school systemestablishment including the plant and equipment for providing education from kindergarten through high school
sewage system, sewer system, sewage worksfacility consisting of a system of sewers for carrying off liquid and solid sewage
transportation system, transportation, transitA facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods
water system, water supply, waterA facility that provides a source of water
Broaderstore, stock, fundA supply of something available for future use
Spanishinfraestructura
Catalaninfraestructura
English > base: 30 senses > noun 18, artifact
MeaningThe principal ingredient of a mixture.
Examples
  • "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"
BroaderingredientA component of a mixture or compound
Spanishbase
Verbsbaseuse (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes
English > base: 30 senses > noun 19, artifact
MeaningA flat bottom on which something is intended to sit.
Example"a tub should sit on its own base"
Part ofboxA (usually rectangular) container
lampA piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs
vesselAn object used as a container (especially for liquids / liquids)
Broaderbottom, underside, undersurfaceThe lower side of anything
Spanishbase
Catalanbase
English > base: 30 senses > noun 20, artifact
Meaning(electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector.
CategoryelectronicsThe branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
Part oftransistor, junction transistor, electronic transistorA semiconductor device capable of amplification
BroaderelectrodeA conductor used to make electrical contact with some part of a circuit
Spanishbase
Catalanbase
English > base: 30 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningUse as a basis for; found on.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"base a claim on some observation"
Synonymsestablish, ground, found
Narrowerbuildfound or ground
Spanishbasar, establecer, fundamentar, fundar, implantar, instaurar, instituir, sustentar
Catalanbasar, establir, fonamentar, fundar, implantar, instaurar, instituir, sustentar
Nounsbasethe fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated / calculated or explained
English > base: 30 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningSituate as a center of operations.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"we will base this project in the new lab"
Broadersituate, locateDetermine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey
English > base: 30 senses > verb 3, consumption
MeaningUse (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something
Synonymfree-base
Broaderdrug, do drugsUse recreational drugs
Nounsbasethe principal ingredient of a mixture
baseany of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water

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