base

French

[bɑːz], [bɑʊ̯z]

noun
Definitions
  • base bottom part of something
  • base safe place
  • base, basis fundamental belief
  • (chemistry) base

Etymology

Derived from Old French base derived from Latin basis (base, foundation) derived from Ancient Greek βάσις (step, foundation, base).

Origin

Ancient Greek

βάσις

Gloss

step, foundation, base

Concept
Semantic Field

The house

Ontological Category

Action/Process

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