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noun as in headquarters

verb as in build plan or opinion on

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It is based on the interaction between the sender and the receiver.

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Our country is based on that, and I think it’s going to happen pretty quickly.

Ever since, though, he had completed fewer passes than we’d expect based on the characteristics of the throws he attempted — until now.

Especially on the coronavirus, he is playing to his base above all else.

She got 35 percent of the vote after spending less than $200,000, revealing that there was a base for left-wing politics in a state politically dominated by moderate suburbanites.

Paperback publishers distributed their titles in African-American neighborhoods because it expanded their market base.

If ISIS “came into a base and killed hundreds of troops, then people would ask a lot more questions.”

Huckabee will also need to establish a reliable fundraising base, something that up until now has proved to be elusive.

Both are considered marginal figures in the House GOP caucus and have no real base of support for their respective bids.

In the weeks following the Sept. 9, car bombing at the Iranian base, Iran raided a village in the Pakistani district of Chagai.

The upper part of the stem is usually unbranched, but whorls of branches occur towards the base.

It is a vile world because it is an under-educated world, unreasonable, suspicious, base and ferocious.

In ordinary work, however, it is safer to base the distinction upon size than upon structure.

If he married that base-born creature Dorothy, no respectable person would ever enter the house.

There might be in the school boys base enough to charge that he lacked spirit in his attitude of armed neutrality.


On this page you'll find 312 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to base, such as: paltry, common, corrupt, depraved, foul, and grovelling.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.