base(redirected from touched base)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Encyclopedia.
Related to touched base: let off, run by, stick with, fall out with
base(Bad), adjective contemptible, cowardly, despised, disreputable, heinous, immoral, odious, virtueless, wicked
base(Inferior), adjective abject, cheap, common, dirty, lowly, mean, menial, poor
base(Foundation), noun basis, cause, pivotal argument, starting point, support
base(Place), noun abode, center, central headquarters, headquarters, place, station
See also: arrant, bad, basis, caitiff, cause, center, consequence, contemptible, contemptuous, cornerstone, corrupt, culpable, depraved, derivation, determinant, disgraceful, disreputable, essence, felonious, foundation, gist, ground, headquarters, heinous, ignoble, immoral, inelegant, inexpiable, inferior, iniquitous, loathsome, machiavellian, nefarious, objectionable, obnoxious, odious, offensive, onerous, outrageous, peccant, perfidious, perverse, plant, poor, profligate, reason, recreant, reprehensible, reprobate, scandalous, seat, significance, site, sordid, subservient, unscrupulous, unseemly, unworthy
BASE. Something low; inferior. This word is frequently used in composition; as base court, base estate, base fee, &c.