HyperDic: basis

English > 3 senses of the word basis:
NOUNrelationbasis, footing, grounda relation that provides the foundation for something
cognitionbasis, base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstonethe fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated / calculated or explained
relationbasis, basethe most important or necessary part of something
basis > pronunciation
Soundsbey'sahs; bey'sihs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
abyss ... worthiness: 194 rhymes with ihs...
English > basis: 3 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningA relation that provides the foundation for something.
Example "he worked on an interim basis"
Synonymsfooting, ground
Narrowercommon groundA basis agreed to by all parties for reaching a mutual understanding
BroaderfoundationThe basis on which something is grounded
Spanishbase, cimentación, cimiento, fundamento
Catalanbase
English > basis: 3 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated / calculated or explained.
Example"the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"
Synonymsbase, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone
Part ofexplanationThought that makes something comprehensible
Narrowermeat and potatoesThe fundamental part
Broaderassumption, supposition, supposalA hypothesis that is taken for granted
Spanishbase, fundamento
Catalanbase, fonament
English > basis: 3 senses > noun 3, relation
MeaningThe most important or necessary part of something.
Example"the basis of this drink is orange juice"
Synonymbase
Broaderpart, portion, component part, component, constituentSomething determined in relation to something that includes it
Spanishbase

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