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Another word for base

ADJ

  1. Having or proceeding from low moral standards

    See also:

    right

  2. Of decidedly inferior quality

    See also:

    good

  3. Lacking high station or birth

    See also:

    over

NOUN

  1. The lowest or supporting part or structure

    See also:

    over

  2. That on which something immaterial, such as an argument or a charge, rests

    See also:

    over

  3. A fundamental principle or underlying concept

    See also:

    over

  4. A center of organization, supply, or activity

    See also:

    place

  5. The main part of a word to which affixes are attached

    See also:

    words

VERB

  1. To provide a basis for

    See also:

    over

Idioms

void

Synonym Study

  • Groundwork , closely synonymous with foundation , is principally applied to nonphysical things the groundwork of a good education
  • Foundation stresses solidity in the underlying or supporting thing and often suggests permanence and stability in that which is built on it the foundation of a house
  • Basis , conveying the same idea, is the term preferred for nonphysical things the basis of a theory
  • Base , as compared here, refers to a part or thing at the bottom acting as a support or underlying structure the base of a lamp