Synonyms for basting


1. baste, basting, basting stitch, tacking, sewing stitch, embroidery stitch
usage: a loose temporary sewing stitch to hold layers of fabric together
2. basting, moistening, dampening
usage: moistening a roast as it is cooking


1. baste, moisten, wash, dampen
usage: cover with liquid before cooking; "baste a roast"
2. clobber, baste, batter, beat, beat up, work over
usage: strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her"
3. baste, tack, sew, run up, sew together, stitch
usage: sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem"
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