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ˈbeɪ sɪk

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  1. BASIC(noun)

    a popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use


    incidental, amphoteric, omissible, parenthetical, last, secondary, parenthetic, peripheral, nonstandard, acidic, amphiprotic, incident

  2. basic, staple(adj)

    (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant

    staple fibre, staple, raw material, staple fiber

    incidental, nonstandard, secondary, last, omissible, parenthetical, incident, parenthetic, amphiprotic, amphoteric, peripheral, acidic

  3. basic(adj)

    pertaining to or constituting a base or basis

    "a basic fact"; "the basic ingredients"; "basic changes in public opinion occur because of changes in priorities"

    introductory, canonic, canonical

    omissible, peripheral, amphoteric, nonstandard, parenthetic, incident, parenthetical, secondary, amphiprotic, incidental, acidic, last

  4. basic, canonic, canonical(adj)

    reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality

    "a basic story line"; "a canonical syllable pattern"

    introductory, sanctioned, canonic, canonical

    acidic, secondary, parenthetical, parenthetic, amphiprotic, incident, nonstandard, incidental, peripheral, omissible, last, amphoteric

  5. basic, introductory(adj)

    serving as a base or starting point

    "a basic course in Russian"; "basic training for raw recruits"; "a set of basic tools"; "an introductory art course"

    introductory, prefatorial, prefatory, canonic, canonical

    amphoteric, omissible, nonstandard, secondary, last, acidic, parenthetic, incident, parenthetical, amphiprotic, peripheral, incidental

  6. basic(adj)

    of or denoting or of the nature of or containing a base

    introductory, canonic, canonical

    last, parenthetic, nonstandard, secondary, acidic, amphiprotic, incidental, peripheral, omissible, incident, parenthetical, amphoteric


  1. List of known nicknames for "BASIC":

    Daan Hendriks

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. BASIC

    Beginners" All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

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  1. Jack Dorsey:

    The cash register was invented to solve the basic pain points of running a business, like recording sales, our Register empowers sellers to drill into their business with sophisticated reporting tools to run and grow their business.

  2. Loretta Mester:

    I want to take the time I have between now and the September meeting to evaluate all the economic information that's come in, including recent volatility in markets and the reasons behind that, but it hasn’t so far changed my basic outlook that the U.S. economy is solid and it could support an increase in interest rates.

  3. Markus Grolms:

    In our basic agreement with management we have clearly established that any bidder must strike an agreement with us before a signing takes place. That's not negotiable.

  4. Jerry Nadler:

    President Trump has been fixated on the pardon power as an instrument for President Trump own personal benefit since early in President Trump administration, and it is important to reaffirm certain basic principles.

  5. President Trump:

    Crooked Hillary Clinton’s top aide, Huma Abedin, has been accused of disregarding basic security protocols, crooked Hillary Clinton put Classified Passwords into the hands of foreign agents. Remember sailors pictures on the submarine ? Jail ! Deep State Justice Dept must finally act ? Also on Comey others.

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