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Synonyms for base

Synonyms for base

that on which something immaterial, such as an argument or a charge, rests

a fundamental principle or underlying concept

a center of organization, supply, or activity

the main part of a word to which affixes are attached

having or proceeding from low moral standards

lacking high station or birth

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the bottom or lowest part

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

a lower limit

the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

a support or foundation

any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water

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

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the most important or necessary part of something

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

the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end

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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

(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed

the principal ingredient of a mixture

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a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit

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

use as a basis for

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situate as a center of operations

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use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes

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serving as or forming a base

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of low birth or station ('base' is archaic in this sense)

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

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not adhering to ethical or moral principles

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having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality

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illegitimate

debased

References in periodicals archive ?
0) in the mean value of maxillary apical base length (Co-A) and an increase of 1.
Therefore, the aim of this study is to investigate the relationship between dental crowding and apical base lengths of the jaws in class II malocclusions in the Pakistani population.
13 These findings and the results of our study may suggest that beyond the arch length analysis, the sum of mesio-distal widths of the teeth and the length of apical base should be considered in the formulation of the orthodontic treatment plan, especially in borderline cases where there may be an element of doubt about extraction of permanent teeth.
Subjects with complete Class II malocclusion and moderate to severe mandibular crowding have significantly smaller effective apical base lengths than subjects with the same malocclusion and slight mandibular crowding.