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Meaning of baste

baste

Pronunciation: (bāst), [key]
— bast•ed, bast•ing.
  1. to sew with long, loose stitches, as in temporarily tacking together pieces of a garment while it is being made.

baste

Pronunciation: (bāst), [key]
— v., n. bast•ed, bast•ing,
—v.t.
  1. to moisten (meat or other food) while cooking, with drippings, butter, etc.
—n.
  1. liquid used to moisten and flavor food during cooking: a baste of sherry and pan juices.

baste

Pronunciation: (bāst), [key]
— bast•ed, bast•ing.
  1. to beat with a stick; thrash; cudgel.
  2. to denounce or scold vigorously: an editorial basting the candidate for irresponsible statements.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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