What is the opposite of base?

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Noun
Opposite of the lowest part of something, especially the part on which it rests or is supported
“The Canyon Lands is a series of steep canyons, extending from the top of the shelf break through the slope to the abyssal plain.”
Noun
Opposite of the lower side or face of a geometric construction
“In order to create a constant film of water on the surface of the table deck, a narrow grooving is set up on the charging side.”
Noun
Opposite of a foundation or starting point for further work
“There is a branch of science that has been developed or is developing to study every species of creation.”
Noun
Opposite of a center of operations, organization, or supply
“The Human Resources Committee had asked the board of aldermen to hold public hearings to look into the internal affairs division of the police department.”
Noun
Opposite of a place or component that is central to something
“He said the subsidiary of the holding company acts as an agent for sales of mortgage redemption insurance.”
Noun
Opposite of a place one calls home
“The consular officer will make a note of the number and date of her passport, where she is staying, and what her plans are during her sojourn in the country.”
Noun
Opposite of the central aspect of something an argument or consideration
“As a sidenote, I want to mention that this is no contradiction to McLuhan's famous statement.”
Noun
Opposite of the cause or latent beginning of a feeling, process, or condition
Noun
Opposite of general or basic truths, concepts or ideas
Noun
Opposite of the core or center of something
Noun
Opposite of the point or place where something begins, arises, or is derived
“The staff carried on as if we didn't really exist, and at the conclusion of our dining, we were snidely asked if we enjoyed our meal.”
Noun
Opposite of initialism of headquarters
Noun
Opposite of that which serves as a foundation for something else, literally or figuratively
“Graphics are merely a means to an end, a way for the developer to immerse the gamer into the gameplay.”
Noun
Opposite of a rack, base, or piece of furniture for holding, supporting, or displaying something
“Halsman suggested the idea for this picture to Salvador Dalí after seeing his painting in which everything appeared suspended in mid-air.”
Verb
Opposite of to situate at a specified place as the center of operations
“The next year, the organization's leadership decided to move its headquarters to Colorado Springs, signaling a retreat from politics.”
Verb
Opposite of to physically place in a given location
“The tech company decided it would be prudent to leave Silicon Valley after many years of being established there.”
Verb
Opposite of to base on a principle, idea, feeling or physical matter
“Our company will oppose anything that contradicts our core principles.”
Verb
Opposite of to found or base something on
Verb
Opposite of to copy or derive (a piece of work) from another source
“The Greeks would originate a style of garden arrangement that would be the ruling principle of that art for many years to come.”
Adjective
Opposite of without moral principles
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“Ethics are a set of shared values or moral principles that modify our behavior in social situations.”
Adjective
Opposite of vulgar or indecent in nature or quality
“They advocated clean comedy and, therefore, scrupulously avoided smut and double entendre.”
Adjective
Opposite of meager or little in amount
“This bizarre method of recruitment may explain why a substantial number of eligible candidates refused to apply for the role.”
Adjective
Opposite of completed before need or a milestone event
“Because everyone was busy, we had to hold a belated birthday party for our brother.”
Adjective
Opposite of having an unkind or spiteful character or nature
“Clay was always nice to Hannah unlike the other kids at school who were mean to her.”
Adjective
Opposite of deserving hatred and contempt
“In conditions which tested the resolve of the players as much as their character, the level of self-discipline applied was admirable.”
Adjective
Opposite of causing disgust, contempt or detestation
“The sequel checks in with the unmoored but largely lovable characters from the first movie as they face middle age.”
Adjective
Opposite of of low birth or social class
“Robert Baratheon was outwardly a man of noble birth, yet commanded little respect from all before him.”
Adjective
Opposite of basely or weakly fearful
Adjective
Opposite of submissive or slavish
Adjective
Opposite of farthest down
Adjective
Opposite of relating to the human body on a mortal level, as opposed to spiritually
“She claimed to have had a powerful spiritual relationship with the accused and was unable to perceive his actions as unlawful.”
Adjective
Opposite of relating to humankind's material existence as distinct from a spiritual or heavenly one
Adjective
Opposite of servile or submissive
Adjective
Opposite of not meeting the minimum quality requirements
Adjective
Opposite of lower in rank or status
“He was now a reputable lawyer and would earn a promotion to the senior role of partner at the law firm.”
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