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mean vs base

base vs mean

mean and base both are nouns.

mean and base both are adjectives.

mean and base both are verbs.

As adjectives, mean and base are synonyms defined as:
  • mean and base: having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
Other synonyms of mean include meanspirited.
mean (noun) base (noun)
an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n installation from which a military force initiates operations
lowest support of a structure
a place that the runner must touch before scoring
the bottom or lowest part
(anatomy) the part of an organ nearest its point of attachment
a lower limit
the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
a support or foundation
a phosphoric ester of a nucleoside; the basic structural unit of nucleic acids (DNA or RNA)
any of various water-soluble compounds capable of turning litmus blue and reacting with an acid to form a salt and water
the bottom side of a geometric figure from which the altitude can be constructed
the most important or necessary part of something
(numeration system) the positive integer that is equivalent to one in the next higher counting place
the place where you are stationed and from which missions start and end
(linguistics) the form of a word after all affixes are removed
the stock of basic facilities and capital equipment needed for the functioning of a country or area
the principal ingredient of a mixture
a flat bottom on which something is intended to sit
(electronics) the part of a transistor that separates the emitter from the collector
mean (adjective) base (adjective)
approximating the statistical norm or average or expected value serving as or forming a base
characterized by malice of low birth or station (`base' is archaic in this sense)
having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality (used of metals) consisting of or alloyed with inferior metal
marked by poverty befitting a beggar not adhering to ethical or moral principles
(used of persons or behavior) characterized by or indicative of lack of generosity having or showing an ignoble lack of honor or morality
(used of sums of money) so small in amount as to deserve contempt illegitimate
of no value or worth debased; not genuine
very good; of the highest quality
mean (verb) base (verb)
mean or intend to express or convey use as a basis for; found on
have as a logical consequence situate as a center of operations
denote or connote use (purified cocaine) by burning it and inhaling the fumes
have in mind as a purpose
have a specified degree of importance
intend to refer to
destine or designate for a certain purpose

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