Definition of Imbase

1. v. t. See Embase.



2. v. i. To diminish in value.

Definition of Imbase

1. Verb. (obsolete) To diminish in value. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Imbase

1. embase [v IMBASED, IMBASING, IMBASES] - See also: embase

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imbase

imbargoes
imbargos
imbark
imbarked
imbarking
imbarks
imbarn
imbarned
imbarning
imbarns
imbarrass
imbarrassment
imbarred
imbarring
imbars
imbase (current term)
imbased
imbases
imbasing
imbastardize
imbat
imbathe
imbathed
imbathes
imbathing
imbauba
imbay
imbayed
imbaying
imbays

Literary usage of Imbase

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1. The Library of Original Sources: Ideas that Have Influenced Civilization, in edited by Oliver Joseph Thatcher (1915)
"Now, my lords, to imbase the king's coin, if it be but six-pence or twelve-pence, it is treason by ... What is it, then, to imbase our spirits, my lords? ..."

2. Orations from Homer to William McKinley by Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1902)
"Now, my lords, to imbase the king's coin, if it be but sixpence or ... What is it, then, to imbase our spirits, my lords? Truly it is a matter of great ..."

3. Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders from Early by Mayo Williamson Hazeltine (1905)
"What is it, then, to imbase our spirits, my lords? Truly it is a matter of great importance. Fifthly, it doth disable the king and makes him unfit to deal ..."

4. The Library of Original Sources by Oliver Joseph Thatcher (1907)
"Now, my lords, to imbase the king's coin, if it be but six-pence or twelve-pence, it is treason by ... What is it, then, to imbase our spirits, my lords? ..."

5. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1853)
"... or yet imbase her self in respect of me, poore silly soule ! but what if she would be contented, either in respecte of mariage, or otherwise in respecte ..."

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