Another word for Base

Noun

base, infrastructure - the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area

Example:- the industrial base of Japan

base - the principal ingredient of a mixture

Example:- glycerinated gelatin is used as a base for many ointments

base, home - the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end

base, basis - the most important or necessary part of something

Example:- the basis of this drink is orange juice

base, basis, cornerstone, foundation, fundament, groundwork - the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

Example:- the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture

base - the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed

Example:- the base of the triangle

base - the bottom or lowest part

Example:- the base of the mountain

base, foot, foundation, fundament, groundwork, substructure, understructure - lowest support of a structure

Example:- it was built on a base of solid rock

base, base of operations - installation from which a military force initiates operations

Example:- the attack wiped out our forward bases

alkali, base - any 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

al-Qa'ida, al-Qaeda, al-Qaida, Base, Qaeda - 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

base, pedestal, stand - a support or foundation

Example:- the base of the lamp

bag, base - a place that the runner must touch before scoring

Example:- he scrambled to get back to the bag

base, nucleotide - a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)

base, floor - a lower limit

Example:- the government established a wage floor

base - a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit

Example:- a tub should sit on its own base

base, radix - (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place

Example:- 10 is the radix of the decimal system

base, radical, root, root word, stem, theme - (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

Example:- thematic vowels are part of the stem

base - (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector

base - (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment

Example:- the base of the skull

Verb

base, establish, found, ground - use as a basis for; found on

Example:- base a claim on some observation

base, free-base - use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes

base - situate as a center of operations

Example:- we will base this project in the new lab

Adjective

basal, base - serving as or forming a base

Example:- the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats

base, baseborn, humble, lowly - of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)

Example:- baseborn wretches with dirty faces

base, immoral - not adhering to ethical or moral principles

Example:- base and unpatriotic motives

base, baseborn - illegitimate

base, mean, meanspirited - having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality

Example:- that liberal obedience without which your army would be a base rabble

base - debased; not genuine

Example:- an attempt to eliminate the base coinage

base - (used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal

Example:- base coins of aluminum

Tweets containing the word Base

Source : WordNet