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basset

(ˈbæsɪt)
n
(Breeds) a long low smooth-haired breed of hound with short strong legs and long ears. Also called: basset hound
[C17: from French, from basset short, from bas low; see base2]

basset

(ˈbæsɪt)
vb, n -sets, -seting or -seted
(Geological Science) a rare word for outcrop
[C17: perhaps from French: low stool, see basset1]

basset


Past participle: basseted
Gerund: basseting

Imperative
basset
basset
Present
I basset
you basset
he/she/it bassets
we basset
you basset
they basset
Preterite
I basseted
you basseted
he/she/it basseted
we basseted
you basseted
they basseted
Present Continuous
I am basseting
you are basseting
he/she/it is basseting
we are basseting
you are basseting
they are basseting
Present Perfect
I have basseted
you have basseted
he/she/it has basseted
we have basseted
you have basseted
they have basseted
Past Continuous
I was basseting
you were basseting
he/she/it was basseting
we were basseting
you were basseting
they were basseting
Past Perfect
I had basseted
you had basseted
he/she/it had basseted
we had basseted
you had basseted
they had basseted
Future
I will basset
you will basset
he/she/it will basset
we will basset
you will basset
they will basset
Future Perfect
I will have basseted
you will have basseted
he/she/it will have basseted
we will have basseted
you will have basseted
they will have basseted
Future Continuous
I will be basseting
you will be basseting
he/she/it will be basseting
we will be basseting
you will be basseting
they will be basseting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been basseting
you have been basseting
he/she/it has been basseting
we have been basseting
you have been basseting
they have been basseting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been basseting
you will have been basseting
he/she/it will have been basseting
we will have been basseting
you will have been basseting
they will have been basseting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been basseting
you had been basseting
he/she/it had been basseting
we had been basseting
you had been basseting
they had been basseting
Conditional
I would basset
you would basset
he/she/it would basset
we would basset
you would basset
they would basset
Past Conditional
I would have basseted
you would have basseted
he/she/it would have basseted
we would have basseted
you would have basseted
they would have basseted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.basset - smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long earsbasset - smooth-haired breed of hound with short legs and long ears
hound, hound dog - any of several breeds of dog used for hunting typically having large drooping ears
Verb1.basset - appear at the surface; "A seam of coal bassets"
appear - come into sight or view; "He suddenly appeared at the wedding"; "A new star appeared on the horizon"
Translations

basset

[ˈbæsɪt] N (also basset hound) → basset m
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