base vs found what difference

what is difference between base and found

English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: bās, IPA(key): /beɪs/
  • (Ireland) IPA(key): /beːs/
  • Hyphenation: base
  • Rhymes: -eɪs
  • Homophone: bass

Etymology 1

From Middle English base, bas, baas, from Old French base, from Latin basis, from Ancient Greek βάσις (básis). Doublet of basis.

Noun

base (plural bases)

  1. Something from which other things extend; a foundation.
    1. A supporting, lower or bottom component of a structure or object.
  2. The starting point of a logical deduction or thought; basis.
  3. A permanent structure for housing military personnel and material.
  4. The place where decisions for an organization are made; headquarters.
  5. (cooking, painting, pharmacy) A basic but essential component or ingredient.
  6. A substance used as a mordant in dyeing.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ure to this entry?)
  7. (cosmetics) Foundation: a cosmetic cream to make the face appear uniform.
  8. (chemistry) Any of a class of generally water-soluble compounds, having bitter taste, that turn red litmus blue, and react with acids to form salts.
  9. Important areas in games and sports.
    1. A safe zone in the children’s games of tag and hide-and-go-seek.
    2. (baseball) One of the four places that a runner can stand without being subject to being tagged out when the ball is in play.
  10. (architecture) The lowermost part of a column, between the shaft and the pedestal or pavement.
  11. (biology, biochemistry) A nucleotide’s nucleobase in the context of a DNA or RNA biopolymer.
  12. (botany) The end of a leaf, petal or similar organ where it is attached to its support.
  13. (electronics) The name of the controlling terminal of a bipolar transistor (BJT).
  14. (geometry) The lowest side of a in a triangle or other polygon, or the lowest face of a cone, pyramid or other polyhedron laid flat.
  15. (heraldry) The lowest third of a shield or escutcheon.
  16. (heraldry) The lower part of the field. See escutcheon.
  17. (mathematics) A number raised to the power of an exponent.
    The logarithm to base 2 of 8 is 3.
  18. (mathematics) Synonym of radix.
  19. (topology) The set of sets from which a topology is generated.
  20. (topology) A topological space, looked at in relation to one of its covering spaces, fibrations, or bundles.
  21. (group theory) A sequence of elements not jointly stabilized by any nontrivial group element.
  22. (acrobatics, cheerleading) In hand-to-hand balance, the person who supports the flyer; the person that remains in contact with the ground.
  23. (linguistics) A morpheme (or morphemes) that serves as a basic foundation on which affixes can be attached.
  24. (music) Dated form of bass.
    • 1682, John Dryden, Mac Flecknoe
      The trebles squeak for fear, the bases roar.
  25. (military, historical) The smallest kind of cannon.
  26. (archaic) The housing of a horse.
  27. (historical, in the plural) A kind of skirt (often of velvet or brocade, but sometimes of mailed armour) which hung from the middle to about the knees, or lower.
  28. (obsolete) The lower part of a robe or petticoat.
  29. (obsolete) An apron.
    • 1613, John Marston, The Insatiate Countess
      bakers in their linen bases
  30. A line in a survey which, being accurately determined in length and position, serves as the origin from which to compute the distances and positions of any points or objects connected with it by a system of triangles.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Lyman to this entry?)
  31. (politics) A group of voters who almost always support a single party’s candidates for elected office.
  32. (Marxism) The forces and relations of production that produce the necessities and amenities of life.
  33. A material that holds paint or other materials together; a binder.
  34. (aviation) Short for base leg.
Synonyms
  • (chemical compound that will neutralize an acid): alkali
Antonyms
  • (chemical compound that will neutralize an alkali): acid
  • (end of a leaf): apex
Hyponyms
Derived terms
Related terms
Translations
See also

Other terms used in arithmetic operations:

Advanced hyperoperations: tetration, pentation, hexation

Verb

base (third-person singular simple present bases, present participle basing, simple past and past participle based)

  1. (transitive) To give as its foundation or starting point; to lay the foundation of.
  2. (transitive) To be located (at a particular place).
  3. (acrobatics, cheerleading) To act as a base; to be the person supporting the flyer.
    • 2005, John T. Warren, Laura B. Lengel, Casting Gender: Women and Performance in Intercultural Context, →ISBN, page 73:
      Apart from time taken out during radio- and chemotherapy, Maurs continued to participate in POW. She would base a flyer in a double balance and make the audience laugh with her clowning antics for two more shows.
Derived terms
  • base on
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English base, bas, from Old French bas, from Late Latin bassus (low). Cognate with Spanish bajo, Italian basso and base.

Adjective

base (comparative baser or more base, superlative basest or most base)

  1. (obsolete) Low in height; short.
  2. Low in place or position.
  3. (obsolete) Of low value or degree.
    • If thou livest in paine and sorrow, thy base courage is the cause of it, To die there wanteth but will.
  4. (archaic) Of low social standing or rank; vulgar, common.
    • 1623, Francis Bacon, De Augmentis Scientiarum
      a peasant and base swain
  5. Morally reprehensible, immoral; cowardly.
    • 1551, Ralph Robynson (translator}, More’s Utopia
      a cruel act of a base and a cowardish mind
  6. (now rare) Inferior; unworthy, of poor quality.
  7. (of a metal) Not considered precious or noble.
  8. Alloyed with inferior metal; debased.
  9. (obsolete) Of illegitimate birth; bastard.
  10. Not classical or correct.
    • base Latin
  11. Obsolete form of bass.
  12. (law) Not held by honourable service.
Usage notes
  • Said of fellows, motives, occupations, etc.
Synonyms
  • (low, short): little, petite, short
  • (of position): low-lying, lowland
  • (of value): See Thesaurus:insignificant
  • (vulgar, common): common, low-born, lowly, plebeian, vulgar
  • (immoral): See Thesaurus:despicable or Thesaurus:evil
  • (of inferior quality): See Thesaurus:low-quality
  • (describing metals):
  • (of illegitimate birth): See Thesaurus:illegitimate
  • (not classical):
  • (not held by honourable service):
Antonyms
  • likeable
  • desirable
  • admirable
  • noble
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 3

Probably a specific use of Etymology 1, above; perhaps also a development of the plural of bar.

Noun

base (uncountable)

  1. (now chiefly US, historical) The game of prisoners’ bars. [from 15th c.]
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.8:
      So ran they all, as they had bene at bace, / They being chased that did others chase.

Etymology 4

Variant forms.

Noun

base

  1. Alternative form of BASE
Derived terms
  • base jumper
  • base jumping

Further reading

  • base on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Base in the Encyclopædia Britannica (11th edition, 1911)
  • base in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • base in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Anagrams

  • Abes, EABs, EBSA, baes, seba

Afrikaans

Noun

base

  1. plural of baas

Asturian

Etymology

From Latin basis, from Ancient Greek βάσις (básis).

Noun

base f (plural bases)

  1. base

Related terms

  • basar
  • básicu

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin basis, from Ancient Greek βάσις (básis).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈba.zə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈba.ze/

Noun

base f (plural bases)

  1. base
  2. basis
  3. grounding
  4. foundation

Derived terms

  • base de dades

Related terms

  • basar
  • basal
  • bàsic

Further reading

  • “base” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Czech

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbasɛ]

Noun

base

  1. dative singular of basa
  2. locative singular of basa
  3. vocative singular of bas
  4. locative singular of bas

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbaːzɛ]

Noun

base f

  1. Obsolete form of báze.

Declension


Danish

Noun

base c (singular definite basen, plural indefinite baser)

  1. (chemistry) base (generally understood to be a Brønsted-Lowry base)
  2. (military) base
  3. headquarters

Declension

Synonyms

  • (headquarters): hovedkvarter

Dutch

Alternative forms

  • basis (obsolete in this sense)

Etymology

Borrowed from French base, from Latin basis. Doublet of basis. Also a distant doublet of komst, via Proto-Indo-European *gʷḿ̥tis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaː.zə/
  • Hyphenation: ba‧se
  • Rhymes: -aːzə

Noun

base f (plural basen, diminutive basetje n)

  1. (chemistry) base (class of compounds), alkali

Synonyms

  • loog

Antonyms

  • zuur

Derived terms

  • basisch
  • basenpaar
  • basenvolgorde
  • Lewisbase

Descendants

  • Indonesian: basa

References

  • “base” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]

French

Etymology

From Old French base, from Latin basis, from Ancient Greek βάσις (básis).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /baz/, /bɑz/
  • (France) IPA(key): [baz]
  • (Quebec, formal) IPA(key): [bɑːz]
  • (Quebec, informal) IPA(key): [bɑʊ̯z]

Noun

base f (plural bases)

  1. base (bottom part of something)
  2. base (safe place)
  3. base, basis (fundamental belief)
  4. (chemistry) base
Derived terms

Further reading

  • “base” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Galician

Etymology

From Latin basis, from Ancient Greek βάσις (básis).

Noun

base f (plural bases)

  1. base

Related terms

  • basear
  • básico

Italian

Etymology

From Latin basis, from Ancient Greek βάσις (básis).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈba.ze/

Noun

base f (plural basi)

  1. base, alkaline
  2. basis
  3. (figuratively) mainstay

Antonyms

  • sommità, altezza

Related terms

  • basare
  • basico
  • basilare
  • di base
  • in base a

Latin

Noun

base

  1. ablative singular of basis

Middle English

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Old French base, from Latin basis, from Ancient Greek βᾰ́σῐς (básis), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷémtis.

Alternative forms

  • bace, bas, baas, basse

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaːs(ə)/

Noun

base (plural bases)

  1. A foundation or base; the bottom of a building.
  2. The foundation, base, or bottom of a column, statue, or vase.
  3. (rare) Padding inserted below a horse’s bridle.
  4. (rare) A hand’s palm; the section of a hand below the fingers.
  5. (rare) The bottom portion of a dress.
  6. (rare, alchemy) The mix of metals used as a base for alchemical operations.
Descendants
  • English: base
  • Scots: base
References
  • “bās(e, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-03-03.

Etymology 2

Adjective

base

  1. Alternative form of bas

Etymology 3

Noun

base

  1. Alternative form of bace

Moore

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bà.se/

Verb

base

  1. to leave
  2. to cancel, stop, cease
  3. to abandon, throw away

Northern Sami

Pronunciation

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈpase/

Verb

base

  1. inflection of bassit:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. imperative connegative

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From English base, and French base (in chemistry)

Noun

base m (definite singular basen, indefinite plural baser, definite plural basene)

  1. (chemistry, military, general) a base

Derived terms

References

  • “base” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From English base, and French base (in chemistry)

Noun

base m (definite singular basen, indefinite plural basar, definite plural basane)

  1. (chemistry, military, general) a base

Derived terms

  • basisk
  • database
  • marinebase
  • militærbase

References

  • “base” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old French

Etymology

From Latin basis, from Ancient Greek βάσις (básis).

Noun

base f (oblique plural bases, nominative singular base, nominative plural bases)

  1. base (bottom part; supporting part)

Descendants

  • French: base
  • Middle English: base, bace, bas, baas, basse
    • English: base
    • Scots: base

References

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l’ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (base, supplement)

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin basis, from Ancient Greek βάσις (básis).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ba‧se
  • Rhymes: -azi, -azɨ

Noun

base f (plural bases)

  1. basis
  2. base
  3. (chemistry) base
    Antonym: ácido
  4. groundwork

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin basis, from Ancient Greek βάσις (básis).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbase/, [ˈba.se]

Noun

base f (plural bases)

  1. base
  2. basis
  3. (linear algebra) basis
    • Base on the Spanish Wikipedia.Wikipedia es
  4. grounding
  5. foundation
  6. (basketball) point guard
    • Base on the Spanish Wikipedia.Wikipedia es
  7. (baseball) base

Derived terms

  • a base de
  • a base de bien
  • barrebases
  • base aérea
  • base refrigeradora
  • base de datos
  • en base de
  • pasta base
  • placa base

Related terms

  • basar
  • basal
  • básico

Verb

base

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of basar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of basar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of basar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of basar.

Tagalog

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish base (basis). The baseball definition is from English base, but pronounced the same as the Spanish word.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ba‧se
  • IPA(key): /ˈbasɛ/, [ˈbɐsɛ]

Noun

base

  1. base; basis
    Synonyms: batayan, tuntunin, pamantayan
  2. (baseball) base

Derived terms


Venetian

Adjective

base f

  1. feminine plural of baso


English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: found, IPA(key): /faʊnd/
  • Rhymes: -aʊnd

Etymology 1

See find.

Verb

found

  1. simple past tense and past participle of find
Synonyms
  • (past participle): discovered; repertitious (by chance or upon advice, obs.)
Derived terms
  • found art
  • found footage
  • found literature
  • found music
  • found object
  • found poetry
  • lost and found
  • unfound

Noun

found (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Food and lodging; board.

Etymology 2

From Middle English founden, from Old French founder (Modern French: fonder), from Latin fundāre. Compare fund.

Verb

found (third-person singular simple present founds, present participle founding, simple past and past participle founded) (transitive)

  1. (transitive) To start (an institution or organization).
  2. (transitive) To begin building. (Can we add an example for this sense?)
Conjugation
Synonyms
  • (to start organization): establish
Antonyms
  • (to begin building): ruin
  • (to start organization): dissolve, abolish
Related terms
  • foundation
  • founder
Translations

References

  • Oxford Online Dictionary, found
  • WordNet 3.1: A Lexical Database for English, Princeton University

Etymology 3

From Middle English founden, from Old French fondre, from Latin fundere. Cognate with Spanish fundir and hundir.

Verb

found (third-person singular simple present founds, present participle founding, simple past and past participle founded) (transitive)

  1. To melt, especially of metal in an industrial setting.
  2. To form by melting a metal and pouring it into a mould; to cast.
Related terms
  • foundry
Translations

Etymology 4

Noun

found (plural founds)

  1. A thin, single-cut file for comb-makers.

Anagrams

  • fondu

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