Nouns (30)

stand, pedestal, base
n. a support or foundation; "the base of the lamp"
base
n. a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit; "a tub should sit on its own base"
bag, base
n. a place that the runner must touch before scoring; "he scrambled to get back to the bag"
base
n. (electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
base of operations, base
n. installation from which a military force initiates operations; "the attack wiped out our forward bases"
root word, radical, root, base
n. (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
root word, radical, theme, stem, base, root
n. (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
base, floor
n. a lower limit; "the government established a wage floor"
base
n. (anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment; "the base of the skull"
base
n. the bottom or lowest part; "the base of the mountain"
radix, base
n. (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place; "10 is the radix of the decimal system"
base
n. the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed; "the base of the triangle"
alkali, base
n. any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water; "bases include oxides and hydroxides of metals and ammonia"
base, nucleotide
n. a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)

Verbs (6)

found, ground, base, establish
v. use as a basis for; found on; "base a claim on some observation"
free-base, base
v. use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes

Adverbs (0)

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Adjectives (10)

baseborn, base
adj. illegitimate
baseborn, lowly, humble, base
adj. of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense); "baseborn wretches with dirty faces"; "of humble (or lowly) birth"
base, basal
adj. serving as or forming a base; "the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats"
immoral, base
adj. not adhering to ethical or moral principles; "base and unpatriotic motives"; "a base, degrading way of life"; "cheating is dishonorable"; "they considered colonialism immoral"; "unethical practices in handling public funds"

Fuzzynyms (40)

William Lloyd Garrison, Garrison
n. United States abolitionist who published an anti-slavery journal (1805-1879)
bivouac, cantonment, encampment, camp
n. temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers; "wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling"
grip
n. worker who moves the camera around while a film or television show is being made
root word, radical, root, base
n. (linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed; "thematic vowels are part of the stem"
rootage, source, root, origin, beginning
n. the place where something begins, where it springs into being; "the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root"
radix, base
n. (numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place; "10 is the radix of the decimal system"
foundation
n. the basis on which something is grounded; "there is little foundation for his objections"
foundation
n. the basis on which something is grounded; "there is little foundation for his objections"
foundation
n. the basis on which something is grounded; "there is little foundation for his objections"
unjust, unfair
adj. not fair; marked by injustice or partiality or deception; "used unfair methods"; "it was an unfair trial"; "took an unfair advantage"
treacherous, perfidious
adj. tending to betray; especially having a treacherous character as attributed to the Carthaginians by the Romans; "Punic faith"; "the perfidious Judas"; "the fiercest and most treacherous of foes"; "treacherous intrigues"
unprincipled
adj. having little or no integrity
calculating, scheming, devious
adj. used of persons; "the most calculating and selfish men in the community"
immoral
adj. deliberately violating accepted principles of right and wrong
amoral, unmoral
adj. lacking any sense of moral standards or principles; "a completely amoral person"
currish
adj. resembling a cur; snarling and rude
corrupt, crooked
adj. not straight; dishonest or immoral or evasive
unscrupulous, dishonest
adj. lacking honesty and oblivious to what is honorable
underhanded, underhand, sneaky
adj. marked by deception; "achieved success in business only by underhand methods"

Synonyms (29)

adulterine
adj. conceived in adultery
misbegotten, misbegot, bastardly, spurious
adj. born out of wedlock; "the dominions of both rulers passed away to their spurious or doubtful offspring"- E.A.Freeman
fatherless
adj. not having a known or legally responsible father
left-handed
adj. (of marriages) illicit or informal; "in Colonial America left-handed marriages between Frenchmen and Indians were frequent"
wrongful, unlawful
adj. having no legally established claim; "the wrongful heir to the throne"
unwashed, vulgar, plebeian, common
adj. of or associated with the great masses of people; "the common people in those days suffered greatly"; "behavior that branded him as common"; "his square plebeian nose"; "a vulgar and objectionable person"; "the unwashed masses"
untitled, ungentle, ignoble
adj. not of the nobility; "of ignoble (or ungentle) birth"; "untitled civilians"
elementary
adj. of or pertaining to or characteristic of elementary school or elementary education; "the elementary grades"; "elementary teachers"
underlying, rudimentary, fundamental
adj. being or involving basic facts or principles; "the fundamental laws of the universe"; "a fundamental incomatibility between them"; "these rudimentary truths"; "underlying principles"
radical
adj. arising from or going to the root or source; "a radical flaw in the plan"
vicious, reprehensible, deplorable, criminal, condemnable
adj. bringing or deserving severe rebuke or censure; "a criminal waste of talent"; "a deplorable act of violence"; "adultery is as reprehensible for a husband as for a wife"
mis
adj. (prefix) bad or wrong or lack: "misdeeds"; "misfire"
mistaken, misguided
adj. wrong in e.g. opinion or judgment; "well-meaning but misguided teachers"; "a mistaken belief"; "mistaken identity"

Antonyms (4)

right, correct
adj. free from error; especially conforming to fact or truth; "the correct answer"; "the correct version"; "the right answer"; "took the right road"; "the right decision"
noble
adj. of or belonging to or constituting the hereditary aristocracy especially as derived from feudal times; "of noble birth"
right
adj. in conformance with justice or law or morality; "do the right thing and confess"

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