baste - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/beɪst/
present tense
I/you/we/theybaste
he/she/itbastes
present participlebasting
past tensebasted
past participlebasted
  1. 1
    to cover meat with hot fat or its own juices while it cooks
  2. 2
    to sew two pieces of cloth together with long loose stitches that will hold them while you finish sewing it with permanent stitches