basify


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ba·si·fy

 (bā′sə-fī′)
tr.v. ba·si·fied, ba·si·fy·ing, ba·si·fies Chemistry
1. To convert into a base.
2. To make alkaline.

ba′si·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
ba′si·fi′er n.

basify

(ˈbeɪsɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to make basic

ba•si•fy

(ˈbeɪ səˌfaɪ)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
to raise the pH of (a substance) above 7, thus making it alkaline.
[1840–50]
ba`si•fi•ca′tion, n.

basify


Past participle: basified
Gerund: basifying

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.basify - turn basic and less acidicbasify - turn basic and less acidic; "the solution alkalized"
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"