Synonyms of base in English

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base1


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noun

1‘the base of the tower’

SYNONYMS

foundation, bottom, foot, support, prop, stay, stand, pedestal, plinth, rest, bed, substructure

ANTONYMS

top

2‘early learning will provide a sound base for what follows’

SYNONYMS

basis, bedrock, foundation, core, essence, essential, nitty-gritty, basics, starting point, key component, fundamental, heart, backbone, theory, principle, rationale

source, origin, spring, well head, fountainhead, fount

3‘he used the hut as a base for his search’

SYNONYMS

headquarters, centre, starting point, camp, site, station, settlement, post

4‘add a few drops of the aromatic oil to a vegetable oil base’

SYNONYMS

medium, vehicle, carrier


verb

1‘the legend is based on fact’

SYNONYMS

found, build, construct, form, establish, ground, root

use as a basis

rest, hinge

emanate from, derive from, spring from, stem from, originate in, have its origin in, can be traced back to

2‘the company was based in London’

SYNONYMS

locate, station, situate, post, position, place, install, deploy, site, establish, garrison


Synonyms of base in English

: base1base2

base2


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adjective

1‘some of these struggles have been inspired by base motives’

SYNONYMS

sordid, improper, low, mean, bad, wrong, evil, wicked, iniquitous, immoral, sinful

unscrupulous, unprincipled, unseemly, unsavoury, shoddy, squalid, vile, foul, vulgar, tawdry, cheap, low-minded, debased, degenerate, depraved, corrupt, reprobate, dissolute, dishonest, dishonourable, disreputable, despicable, discreditable, contemptible, petty, ignominious, ignoble, shameful, wretched, scandalous, infamous, abhorrent, abominable, disgusting

ANTONYMS

good, lofty