1 cover with liquid before cooking; "baste a roast"
2 strike violently and repeatedly; "She clobbered the man who tried to attack her" [syn: clobber, batter]
3 sew together loosely, with large stitches; "baste a hem" [syn: tack]
- Rhymes: -eɪst
Basting may refer to:
bake, bang, barbecue, bastinado, batter, bawl out, beat, belabor, belt, berate, birch, blanch, boil, braise, brew, broil, brown, buffet, cane, chew out, clobber, club, coddle, cook, cowhide, cudgel, curry, cut, devil, do, do to perfection, drub, fire, flagellate, flail, flap, flog, fricassee, frizz, frizzle, fry, fustigate, give a whipping, give the stick, griddle, grill, hammer, heat, horsewhip, knock, knout, lace, lambaste, larrup, lash, lay on, maul, mill, oven-bake, pan, pan-broil, parboil, paste, patter, pelt, pistol-whip, poach, pommel, pound, prepare, prepare food, pulverize, pummel, rail, rap, rawhide, roast, saute, scallop, scourge, sear, shirr, simmer, sledgehammer, smite, spank, steam, stew, stir-fry, strap, stripe, swinge, switch, tell off, thrash, thresh, thump, toast, tongue-lash, trounce, truncheon, wallop, whale, whip, whop, wig