Definitions For Base


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


  • Use as a basis for; found on
  • Use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes
  • Situate as a center of operations
  • To have a particular place as the main place where a person works or lives or where a business operates
  • Not honest or good
  • Having low quality and value


  • Debased; not genuine
  • Illegitimate
  • Having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
  • Of low birth or station (base' is archaic in this sense)
  • Serving as or forming a base
  • Not adhering to ethical or moral principles
  • (used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal

Is Base a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Base is worth 6 points in Scrabble and 7 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Base in a Sentence

  • The firm belief that complete trust between husband and wife is the base of any successful marriage
  • The army's base of attack was kept top secret until the battle began
  • They are going to base their new company in Seattle.
  • The company has based itself in London.
  • Our tour group based itself in a hotel in the heart of the city.
  • Iron is a base metal.
  • A base and sneaky act that is a clear violation of international law

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