Synonyms for basic

Grammar : Adj
Spell : bey-sik
Phonetic Transcription : ˈbeɪ sɪk

Top 10 synonyms for basic Other synonyms for the word basic

Définition of basic

Origin :
  • 1832, originally in chemistry, from base (n.) + -ic.
  • adj elementary, fundamental
Example sentences :
  • The Metanoia, the re-directing of my thought, was a thorough and basic change.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • Make as much out of this as you will, but the basic fact is incontestible.
  • Extract from : « Blood and Iron » by John Hubert Greusel
  • The basic fact of the tale I had in my possession for a good many years.
  • Extract from : « Notes on My Books » by Joseph Conrad
  • It was contentment, and it stemmed from the basic emotion love.
  • Extract from : « Cogito, Ergo Sum » by John Foster West
  • The mastery of an art—be it what you like—does but consist in the comprehension of its basic law.
  • Extract from : « Dwellers in the Hills » by Melville Davisson Post
  • This help was basic to the demographic portion of this study.
  • Extract from : « The Fair Play Settlers of the West Branch Valley, 1769-1784 » by George D. Wolf
  • "There is a basic problem and it can now be clearly stated," Rebecca said.
  • Extract from : « Masters of Space » by Edward Elmer Smith
  • This is the basic reason why psychiatrists are in short supply.
  • Extract from : « A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis » by Melvin Powers
  • The basic premise of the Ids is asceticism and there never was any strength in that idea.
  • Extract from : « Cubs of the Wolf » by Raymond F. Jones
  • It would also permit the President to raise the basic rate from 20% to 25%.
  • Extract from : « The Invisible Government » by Dan Smoot

Antonyms for basic

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