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home base


Simple Definition of home base

  • : the place in which someone or something lives or operates

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of home base

  1. 1 :  the place in which someone or something lives or operates <The company's home base is in New York.> <(informal) She returned to her home base after a long month of traveling.>

  2. 2 baseball :  the base that a runner must touch in order to score <The runner was tagged out at home base.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  one's place of residence :  domicile

    :  house

    :  the social unit formed by a family living together

  1. :  to or at one's home

    :  to a final, closed, or ultimate position

    :  to or at an ultimate objective (as a goal or finish line)

  1. :  of, relating to, or being a home, place of origin, or base of operations

    :  prepared, done, or designed for use in a home

    :  operating or occurring in a home area

  1. :  to go or return home

    :  to return accurately to one's home or natal area from a distance

    :  to proceed to or toward a source of radiated energy used as a guide

  1. :  the lower part of a wall, pier, or column considered as a separate architectural feature

    :  the lower part of a complete architectural design

    :  the bottom of something considered as its support :  foundation

  1. :  to make, form, or serve as a base for

  1. :  of little height

    :  low in place or position

    :  bass

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