base - noun

  • installation from which a military force initiates operations
  • lowest support of a structure
  • a place that the runner must touch before scoring
  • the bottom or lowest part
  • (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment
  • a lower limit
  • the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
  • a support or foundation
  • a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)
  • any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water
  • the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed
  • the most important or necessary part of something
  • (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place
  • the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
  • 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
  • (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
  • the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area
  • the principal ingredient of a mixture
  • a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit
  • (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector

  • base - verb

    • use as a basis for; found on
    • situate as a center of operations

    base - adjective

    • serving as or forming a base
    • of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)
    • (used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal
    • not adhering to ethical or moral principles
    • having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
    • illegitimate
    • debased; not genuine

    base - thesaurus

    alkali   bag   basal   baseborn   basis   cornerstone   establish   floor   foot   found   foundation   fundament   ground   groundwork   home   humble   immoral   infrastructure   lowly   mean   meanspirited   nucleotide   pedestal   qaeda   radical   radix   root   stand   stem   substructure   theme   understructure  

    Scrabble score for base

    b is 3 a is 1 s is 1 e is 1
    Scrabble score = 6

    generated at 04:25:30 on 30-04-24

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