Definitions For Base

noun

  • 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

verb

  • 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

adjective

  • 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

Scrabble
6
Words with Friends
7

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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