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  Words related to basis

Related / Similar Words: base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone, footing, ground

 

Definition:
  • the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained; "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture";
  • a relation that provides the foundation for something; "they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis";
  • the most important or necessary part of something; "the basis of this drink is orange juice";

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    Hyponyms: meat and potatoes, common ground

     

    Part Meronyms: explanation

     

    Derivational Morphology: establish, base, ground, found

     

    Anagrams: Basia, baisa

     

     
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