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Adjective
Without moral principles; ignoble
“By appealing to the base instincts of race and religion the President and his able cohorts are naturally inducing one crisis after the other.”
Noun
The lowest part or edge of something, especially the part on which it rests or is supported
“Her other arm held a shield by her side, the base rested on the floor but she was not leaning on it.”
Noun
A foundation or starting point for further work
“Hong Kong University law professor Albert Chen said the decision was a good base for political reform discussions.”
Noun
A centre of operations, organization, or supply
“Well, his firm had a base on the Old Kent Road under the name London Easylink, and its prime contract was route 185 from Lewisham.”
Noun
A main or important element or ingredient to which other things are added
“Make crumb base by rubbing biscuits and butter together.”
Noun
A thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest
“… the base of the industry is California's Silicon Valley.”
Noun
The lower side or face of a geometric construction
“Plunge the base of the pan into a bowl of very cold water.”
Noun
“For most of the spring and early summer her base was in Scotland.”
Verb
To find a basis
“He based his conclusions on the evidence given by the prisoners.”
Verb
Situate at a specified place as the centre of operations
“I am however hedging my bets quite firmly on it being a London based blog that wins.”
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