Baste - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |beɪst|  American pronunciation of the word baste
Brit.  |beɪst|  British pronunciation of the word baste


- a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together (syn: basting)


- cover with liquid before cooking
baste a roast
- strike violently and repeatedly (syn: batter, clobber)
- sew together loosely, with large stitches (syn: tack)
baste a hem

Extra examples

Baste the potatoes occasionally.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: baste
he/she/it: bastes
present participle: basting
past tense: basted
past participle: basted
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