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, root, roots, 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