Definition of On base

1. Adverb. On first or second or third base. "Their second homer with Bob Allison aboard"

Exact synonyms: Aboard
Category relationships: Baseball, Baseball Game

Definition of On base

1. Prepositional phrase. (baseball) Having reached a base in an inning. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of On Base

on accident
on account
on account of
on acid
on air
on all-fours
on all fours
on an individual basis
on an irregular basis
on and off
on and on
on approval
on average
on background
on balance
on base (current term)
on behalf of
on bended knee
on board
on call
on camera
on cloud nine
on condition
on course
on deck
on deck circle
on deck circles
on demand
on dit
on dits

Literary usage of On base

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Treatise on the Law of Surveying and Boundaries by Frank Emerson Clark (1922)
"Restoration of corners on base lines and standard parallels. 347. What are standard corners?. 348. Restoration of lost closing corners in certain cases. ..."

2. Maintaining Budgetary Discipline: Spending and Revenue Options edited by Sherry Snyder (1999)
"One reason that DoD provides housing is that on-base units are in high demand among ... That demand partly reflects the benefits of the on-base lifestyle ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1905)
"A spine above before middle on tibia III and IV, and above on base of metatarsus IV; leg I not thickened ; small species . ..."

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