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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

Synonyms for base

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

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Mumbai Indians also secured service of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes for his base price of 100,000 dollars, while another Australian all-rounder Moises Henriques was picked up for 300,000 dollars by Royal Challengers Bangalore when he had a base price of 100,000 dollars.
According to an accompanying letter outlining the proposed bill--which mostly aligns with the proposals laid out in President Bush's budget proposal for fiscal year 2006, unveiled in early 2005--the measure would revise the base guarantee for Federal Work-Study and the Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, in an effort to direct campus-based funds to the neediest students.
Cases were evenly distributed across all areas of the base and among all ranks, with no specific unit on post showing an exceptionally high attack rate.
Three endangered species of sea turtle--the green, hawksbill and loggerhead--lay eggs on beaches near the base site.
A properly designed base must have a good sieve analysis for the stone itself.
One example highlighting the importance of such an approach would be using consolidated accounts after the elimination of intercompany transactions as a common tax base. This would radically depart from the arm's-length principle, which is the basis of the tax conventions drawn up in accordance with the OECD model tax treaty.
Because of a concem that the lytic lesion might represent a metastasis, the patient was referred to our otolaryngology unit for biopsy of the skull base lesion.
The second compensation model is a base salary combined with incentive pay in the form of bonuses.
Roland was installed as base commander and 133 personnel were assigned to the station.
Air Force maintenance crews from Fairchild Air Force Base near Spokane are assigned to the national forest to care for the many miles of road and trails and general upkeep of the property in an arrangement with the Washington State Department of Natural Resources and the U.S.
Current and former Australia captains Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke were bought for their base prices of 400,000 dollars by Mumbai Indians and Pune Warriors India respectively.
The data base included each bird's name, physical description, adaptations for survival, main foods, and habitat.
Since its launch two years ago, the company's user base has grown to more than 1,000 adjusters and is expected to reach 3,000 before 2007; the customer base thus far is 100% referral-based.
Perhaps the taxpayer's trade or business started before 1984 and its research activity records for the base period of 1984-1988 (see Sec.