Definition Of base


(of a person or a person's actions or feelings) without moral principles; ignoble.

the electorate's baser instincts of greed and selfishness

a conceptual structure or entity on which something draws or depends.

the town's economic base collapsed

a main or important element or ingredient to which other things are added.

soaps with a vegetable oil base

a number used as the basis of a numeration scale.

Some historians believe that the Babylonian base 60 place-value system was transmitted to the Indians via the Greeks.

a substance capable of reacting with an acid to form a salt and water, or (more broadly) of accepting or neutralizing hydrogen ions.

Nitric acid reacted with a base will give the nitrate of the salt and water.

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Example Of base

  • "Fetch, base peasant!! Remain invisible!!!" demanded your cold visage.

  • a base for shipping operations

  • a client base

  • a customer base

  • A railroad line was constructed from the base to the front lines at Petersburg.

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