Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun baste

1 sense of baste

Sense 1
baste, basting, basting stitch, tacking -- (a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together)
       => sewing stitch, embroidery stitch -- (a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb baste

3 senses of baste

Sense 1
baste -- (cover with liquid before cooking; "baste a roast")
       => moisten, wash, dampen -- (make moist; "The dew moistened the meadows")

Sense 2
clobber, baste, batter -- (strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her")
       => beat, beat up, work over -- (give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression; "Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night"; "The teacher used to beat the students")

Sense 3
baste, tack -- (sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem")
       => sew, run up, sew together, stitch -- (fasten by sewing; do needlework)

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