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basify

[bey-suh-fahy]
verb (used with object), ba·si·fied, ba·si·fy·ing.
  1. to raise the pH of (a substance) above 7, thus making it alkaline.
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Origin of basify

First recorded in 1840–50; base1 + -ify
Related formsba·si·fi·ca·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for basify

basify

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
  1. (tr) to make basic
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