Synonyms for baste

Synonyms for (noun) baste

Synonyms: baste, basting, basting stitch, tacking

Definition: a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together

Similar words: sewing stitch, embroidery stitch

Definition: a stitch made with thread and a threaded sewing needle through fabric or leather

Synonyms for (verb) baste

Synonyms: baste

Definition: cover with liquid before cooking

Usage: baste a roast

Similar words: wash, dampen, moisten

Definition: make moist

Usage: The dew moistened the meadows

Synonyms: baste, tack

Definition: sew together loosely, with large stitches

Usage: baste a hem

Similar words: sew, sew together, run up, stitch

Definition: fasten by sewing; do needlework

Synonyms: baste, batter, clobber

Definition: strike violently and repeatedly

Usage: She clobbered the man who tried to attack her

Similar words: work over, beat, beat up

Definition: give a beating to; subject to a beating, either as a punishment or as an act of aggression

Usage: Thugs beat him up when he walked down the street late at night; The teacher used to beat the students

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