home base


home base
UK / US noun
Word forms "home base":
singular home base plural home bases mainly American
1) [uncountable] the place in children's games where you start from and often finish
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2) [countable] a building or place where an organization is based

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Home base — Home Home, a. 1. Of or pertaining to one s dwelling or country; domestic; not foreign; as home manufactures; home comforts. [1913 Webster] 2. Close; personal; pointed; as, a home thrust. [1913 Webster] 3. (Games) In various games, the ultimate… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Home-Base — Home|base [ hoʊmbeɪs], (auch:) Home Base, das; , s [engl. home base] (Baseball): Mal zwischen den beiden Schlägerboxen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • home base — n 1.) [C, usually singular] the place that someone returns to in order to rest, learn new things, or exchange information ▪ The band s home base is Seattle. 2.) [C, usually singular] the main office of a company = ↑headquarters 3.) [singular] AmE …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • home base — home ,base noun 1. ) uncount the place in children s games where you start from and often finish => HOME PLATE 2. ) count a building or place where an organization is based: Texas is the company s home base …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • home base — UK US noun [C, usually singular] ► the place where someone or something usually lives, works, or operates from: »You should start thinking of your online presence as your home base …   Financial and business terms

  • home base — home′ base′ n. 1) spo home plate 2) cvb home 8) • Etymology: 1850–55, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • home base — index headquarters Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • home base — Plate Plate, n. [OF. plate a plate of metal, a cuirsas, F. plat a plate, a shallow vessel of silver, other metal, or earth, fr. plat flat, Gr. ?. See {Place}, n.] 1. A flat, or nearly flat, piece of metal, the thickness of which is small in… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Home-Base — D✓Home|base, Home Base [ hoʊmbeɪs], die; , s <englisch> (Baseball Markierung zwischen den beiden Schlägerboxen; Jargon Heimat; Ausgangsbasis) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • home base — noun 1. (usually plural) the office that serves as the administrative center of an enterprise many companies have their headquarters in New York • Syn: ↑headquarters, ↑central office, ↑main office, ↑home office • Usage Domain: ↑plural, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary


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