basify

verb
ba·​si·​fy | \ ˈbā-sə-ˌfī How to pronounce basify (audio) \
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 How to pronounce basify (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of basify

1816, in the meaning defined above

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“Basify.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/basify. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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