basify

verb
ba·si·fy | \ˈbā-sə-ˌfī \
basified; basifying

Definition of basify 

transitive verb

: to convert into a base or make alkaline

Other Words from basify

basification \ˌbā-sə-fə-ˈkā-shən \ noun

First Known Use of basify

1816, in the meaning defined above

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