base

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈbeɪs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/beɪs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bās)


Inflections of 'base' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
baser
adj comparative
basest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'base' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
bases
v 3rd person singular
basing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
based
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
based
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

base

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [military, army, air force] base
  2. [works, lives] on a [military] base
  3. lives on the base
  4. have a [military] base in [Iraq]
  5. at the base of the [hill, mountain]
  6. the base of the [house, skyscraper, pyramid]
  7. she [sat, rested, stopped] at the base of the tree
  8. has a [strong, weak, compromised] base
  9. important to have a [solid, strong] base
  10. has a base of [1000] [supporters, constituents]
  11. has a [broad, extensive] base of [supporters]
  12. [a large, a diverse, an international] fan base
  13. [voting, election] base
  14. a [large, small] tax base
  15. has a [large, vast] knowledge base (in)
  16. the base of the [fan, lamp]
  17. has a [detachable, removable, replaceable] base
  18. lost his base and [fell, tipped over]
  19. [reached, got to, made] [first, second, third, fourth] base
  20. touch base with me before you [go, leave]
  21. a base for (further) [research, investigation, debate]
  22. paint with [a lead, an acrylic] base
n as adj
  1. arrive at base camp
v
  1. based his [opinions, decision, theories, results] on
  2. his [opinions] were based on
  3. based it on his [own experiences, a real story]
  4. the [research, investigation] is based on
  5. the [facts, statistics] are based on
  6. [story, movie, novel] is based on
  7. based on [fact, fiction, a true story]
  8. based on the [events, life, story] of
  9. based on new [information, research]
  10. based on the facts, I would [say, guess]
  11. [we're, the company is] based in [Texas, Germany, New York]
adj
  1. base [metals, instinct]
  2. was base and [contemptible, vulgar, unworthy]
  3. is the base [price, rate, salary] (for)
  4. the [club's, party's] base supporters
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