home base


: the place in which someone or something lives or operates
The company's home base is in New York.
She returned to her home base after a long month of traveling.
baseball : the base that a runner must touch in order to score
The runner was tagged out at home base.

Examples of home base in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Maggie Valley was always our home base because the small mountain town, situated along Jonathan Creek, was quiet and reminded my dad of home. Trudy Haywood Saunders, Travel + Leisure, 26 Mar. 2024 The 2023 study also documented the economic impact for the full event season at Summerfest's home base, Maier Festival Park. Journal Sentinel, 7 Mar. 2024 This fashion closet is the home base for an Instagram influencer with nearly 3 million followers on social media — Barbie. Check back on March 8 for the rest of the story. Thr Staff, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Mar. 2024 By contrast, Yulia was Mr. Navalny’s obvious home base, anchoring him and embodying his hope for the future — his own personal future, and that of his native Russia. Rhonda Garelick, New York Times, 27 Feb. 2024 Fatehi’s background and versatility, along with being fluent in multiple languages, means she won’t be limited to the vast market of her home base. Marc Schneider, Billboard, 26 Feb. 2024 Others are looking to downsize for retirement or sell their house while retaining a home base, often on relatives’ property. Nicole Sours Larson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 9 Mar. 2024 Lin’s production company is located in Los Angeles’ Historic Filipinotown neighborhood, an enclave that also includes the home base for Ava DuVernay’s Array. Meg James, Los Angeles Times, 28 Feb. 2024 His Rochester location, now his home base, is co-owned with Dennis Wilmot. Usa Today Network, USA TODAY, 15 Feb. 2024

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“Home base.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/home%20base. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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