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base1

base1

 
 
pronunciation:
beIs
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the part that supports something or that something stands on.
The lamp has a square base.
 
synonyms:
basis, foundation
similar words:
bottom, foot
definition 2: the bottom part of something.
They chopped at the base of the tree.
synonyms:
bottom
antonyms:
summit, top
similar words:
foot
definition 3: a place that is the center of activity for a group.
Soldiers live and work on the army base.
similar words:
camp, center, post, station
definition 4: the bag at one of the four corners of a baseball or softball field.
The batter ran to first base.
similar words:
bag
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: based, bases, basing
definition 1: to use as the main place.
They based their company in New York.The computer company is based in California.
similar words:
establish, locate, support
definition 2: to use something to make something else.
The author based the story on her childhood.This movie is based on a famous book.
similar words:
rest, support
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