# Bases when dissolved in water produce_______

Bases can be defined as substances which when dissolved in water produce hydroxide ions(OH).

### Explanation

Bases are known to increase the hydroxide ion activity or reduce the hydronium ion activity when they are dissolved in aqueous media. Bases are also defined as chemical substances that tend to donate electrons, release hydroxide ions (OH– ions), and/or accept protons (H+ ions) when dissolved in water. Bases are known to increase the hydroxide ion activity or reduce the hydronium ion activity when they are dissolved in aqueous media.

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