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Bass appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Seton’s sabotage: legato bass notes.
  • Ten? No bass orchestra tarts, eh? Cross a bonnet!
  • Shahs nail a most passe legato bass note; tons sabotage less apt Somalian shahs.
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Bass is sometimes a misspelling of base or best.

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Definition of the noun bass

What does bass mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: basses

  1. the lowest part of the musical range
    • lexical domain: Attributes - nouns denoting attributes of people and objects
    • more generic word: pitch = the property of sound that varies with variation in the frequency of vibration
  2. the lowest part in polyphonic music
  3. an adult male singer with the lowest voice
  4. the lean flesh of a saltwater fish of the family Serranidae
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonym of bass: sea bass
    • more generic term: saltwater fish = flesh of fish from the sea used as food
    • more specific terms: striped bass / striper = caught along the Atlantic coast of the United States
    • part of: sea bass = any of various food and sport fishes of the Atlantic coast of the United States having an elongated body and long spiny dorsal fin
  5. any of various North American freshwater fish with lean flesh (especially of the genus Micropterus)
  6. the lowest adult male singing voice
  7. the member with the lowest range of a family of musical instruments
  8. nontechnical name for any of numerous edible marine and freshwater spiny-finned fishes

Definition of the adjective bass

What does bass mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: basser | bassest

  1. having or denoting a low vocal or instrumental range
    • examples: a bass voice is lower than a baritone voice | a bass clarinet
    • synonym of bass: deep
    • similar: low / low-pitched

Alternative definition of the adjective bass


  1. Of sound, a voice or an instrument, low in pitch or frequency.


Bass is a name shared by many different species of fish. The term encompasses both freshwater and marine species. All belonging to the large order Perciformes, or perch-like fishes, and in fact the word bass comes from Middle English bars, meaning "perch.

  • also known as Bas, באס

There are other foods with Bass in their name, like Sea Bass and Chilean Sea Bass.


  1. "Bass" a.k.a. "Recitative" is a composition.
  2. "Bass" is a musical album of Jonas Hellborg.
    • released in (28 years ago)
  3. "Bass" a.k.a. "Bass / Ko Rock Stuff" is a musical single of King Tee.
    • released in (28 years ago)
  4. "Bass" is a musical EP of Swizzymack.
    • released on
  5. "Bass" is a musical album of Keller Williams.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  6. "Bass" a.k.a. "Bass!" is a musical album of Simon Harris.
    • released in (27 years ago)
  7. "Bass" is a musical album of Dieter Ilg.
    • released in (8 years ago)
  8. "Bass" is a musical album of Oscar Pettiford & Vinnie Burke.
  9. "Bass" a.k.a. "Bass!" is a composition.
  10. "BASS" (Below a Silver Sky) is a 2014 album by Dun Deal.
    • released in


"BASS" a.k.a. "Beneath a Steel Sky" is a 1994 cyberpunk science-fiction point-and-click adventure game developed by Revolution Software and published by Virgin Interactive for MS-DOS and Amiga home computers. Set in a dystopian future, the player assumes the role of Robert Foster. As a child, he was stranded in a wasteland known as "the Gap" and adopted by a group of local Aboriginals, gradually adjusting to his life in the wilderness. After many years, armed security officers arrive, killing the locals and taking Robert back to Union City. He escapes and soon uncovers the corruption which lies at the heart of society.


  1. BASS a.k.a. Uwe Schmidt, also known as Atom™, Atom Heart, or Señor Coconut, is a German composer, musician and producer of electronic music. He is often regarded as the father of electrolatino, electrogospel, and aciton music.
  2. Bass a.k.a. Sebastian Spence is an actor who played the lead role of Cade Foster in the Syfy TV series, First Wave.
  3. Bass a.k.a. Michael McCary: Michael Sean McCary is an American R&B singer, best known as the former bass singer of the R&B group, Boyz II Men.
  4. Bass a.k.a. Ba2s is a musical artist.
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There are other people with in their name, like Amy Bass, Bass Boy, Ben Bass, Big Bass, Bob Bass, Dan Bass, Doc Bass, Don Bass, Jim Bass, Jon Bass and many others.


  1. Bass is a fictional character from the 2013 film 12 Years a Slave.
  2. Bass a.k.a. Bass.EXE is a fictional character from the anime television series MegaMan NT Warrior.
  3. Bass is a fictional character from the 1984 film Jazzin' for Blue Jean.
  4. Bass is a fictional character from Cadillac Records.
  5. Bass is a fictional character from the 1990 film Child in the Night.
  6. Bass is a fictional character from the 2004 comedy-drama film The Terminal.
  7. Bass is a fictional character from the 2011 film Cross.
  8. Bass is a fictional character from the 2012 film Promised Land.
  9. Bass is fictional character from the 2012 film Reef 'n' Beef.
  10. Bass is a fictional character from the 1980 film The Blues Brothers.
  11. Bass is a fictional character from the 1995 film Mad Love.
  12. Bass is a fictional film character.
  13. Bass is a fictional film character.
  14. Bass is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Joe Bass, Sam Bass, Sea Bass, Bass drum, Bass Fish, Saul Bass, Billy Bass, Chuck Bass, Scott Bass, Simon Bass, Bass Player, Double bass, double-bass, Future Bass, Ronnie Bass, Bass Armstrong, Bass Guitarist, Ernest T. Bass, The Bass Player.


  1. Bass is a small rural town 113 kilometres south-east of Melbourne via the South Gippsland and Bass Highways, in the Bass Coast Shire of Gippsland, Victoria, Australia. At the 2006 census, Bass and the surrounding area had a population of 937.
  2. Bass is an unincorporated community on the South Fork South Branch Potomac River in Hardy County, West Virginia, USA. Bass lies along County Highway 7.
  3. Bass a.k.a. Bass, Alabama: Bass is an unincorporated community in northern Jackson County, Alabama, United States. It is located about six miles northwest of Stevenson.

There are other places with in their name, like Bass Lake, Bass River, Bass Islands, Bass River Beach, South Bass Island, Bass Museum of Art, Bass River Township and South Yarmouth/Bass River Historic District.


  1. Bass: A bass is a type of classical male singing voice and has the lowest vocal range of all voice types. According to The New Grove Dictionary of Opera, a bass is typically classified as having a vocal range extending from around the second E below middle C to the E above middle C. Its tessitura, or comfortable range, is normally defined by the outermost lines of the bass clef.
    • also known as Basso
  2. Bass describes tones of low frequency or range. In musical compositions, these are the lowest parts of the harmony.
  3. basS is a gene.
  4. basS is a genomic locus.
  5. Bass is a website.
  6. bass is a musical performance role.
  7. Bass is a family name.
  8. BASS a.k.a. Benthic Acoustic Stress Sensor (BASS) is a measuring instrument.

Phrases with Bass

Phrases starting with the word Bass:

  1. Bass C
  2. Bass Bomb
  3. bass clef
  4. bass drum
  5. bass horn
  6. Bass note
  7. bass part
  8. Bass trap
  9. bass viol
  10. bass staff
  11. bass voice

Phrases ending with the word Bass:

  1. Red Bass
  2. sea bass
  3. Sub-bass
  4. Cave Bass
  5. Kelp Bass
  6. Reef Bass
  7. rock bass
  8. Snow Bass
  9. black bass

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Bass

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Google previewEssential Dictionary of Orchestration (2005)

The Most Practical and Comprehensive Resource for Composers, Arrangers and Orchestrators by Dave Black, Tom Gerou

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS • The bass drum is the lowest pitched of all the non-pitched drums and possesses a very dark sound. • The instrument possesses an extremely wide dynamic range. At softer dynamic levels, the instrument is ...

Google previewModern Music and Musicians: Encyclopedia: v. 1. A history of music; special articles; great composers; v. 2. Religious music of the world; vocal music and musicians; the opera; history and guide; v. 3. The theory of music; piano technique; special articles; modern instruments; anecdotes of musicians; dictionary. (musical terms and biography) (1912)

by Louis Charles Elson

In French the name has been translated into cor, while bassette is a diminutive of bass. The predecessors and the prototypes of the basset horn are respectively the pommers and the shal- meys, as of the clarinet. Mozart, Beethoven, and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of United States Political Parties (2009)

by Harold F. Bass Jr.

Bass Jr.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Popular Music (2011)

by Colin Larkin

Rick Laird (bass) and Phil Kinorra (drums) completed an act that, within two years , had evolved into the Brian Auger Trinity with the addition of John McLaughlin (b. 4 January 1942, Yorkshire, England; guitar) and Glen Hughes (saxophone).

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Quotes about Bass

It wasn't until after private lessons and learning bass lines that I even noticed bass in the music I was listening to at that age. My ears were blown wide open. (Trevor Dunn)
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Scrabble value of B3A1S1S1

The value of this 4-letter word is 6 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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