|1.||[ noun ] the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on|
|Synonyms:||seat ass bottom rear_end tail behind buttocks stern hind_end hindquarters keister posterior bum backside prat rear buns tail_end tooshie tush rump can derriere fanny butt nates arse|
"he deserves a good kick in the butt" "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
|Related terms:||body_part torso|
|2.||[ noun ] the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained|
|Synonyms:||basis base groundwork cornerstone foundation|
"the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"
|Related terms:||assumption meat_and_potatoes explanation|
|3.||[ noun ] lowest support of a structure|
|Synonyms:||base foot foundation substructure understructure groundwork|
"it was built on a base of solid rock" "he stood at the foot of the tower"
|Related terms:||support raft_foundation bed structure|