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Synonyms for basic
ˈbeɪ sɪkba·sic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. BASICnoun

    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

    Synonyms:
    staple

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

  2. basic, stapleadjective

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

    Synonyms:
    staple fibre, staple, raw material, staple fiber

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

  3. basicadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    introductory, canonic, canonical

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

  4. basic, canonic, canonicaladjective

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

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

    Synonyms:
    introductory, sanctioned, canonic, canonical

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

  5. basic, introductoryadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    introductory, prefatorial, prefatory, canonic, canonical

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

  6. basicadjective

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

    Synonyms:
    introductory, canonic, canonical

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

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "BASIC":

    Daan Hendriks

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. BASIC

    Synonyms:
    Beginners" All-purpose Symbolic Instruction Code

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How to use basic in a sentence?

  1. Michael Tubbs:

    And I know, for me, I want to live in a community where people's basic needs are met.

  2. Congressman Jason Chaffetz:

    It's an issue of basic fairness, american Football League should have to pay taxes like everybody else.

  3. Adam Gazzaley:

    The basic idea is to use a video game that engages a player in an immersive way, which we think is critical, and challenging them appropriately to their ability.

  4. Ashish Jha:

    I think the CDC's recommendations are really basic and, in fact, I think they should go further. Look, you can open up schools anywhere you want. That's really not the debate.

  5. Sudha Raman Murthy:

    We live in a city expecting that we will have access to basic facilities. But today, we have no drinking water, no fresh food and no control over our lives.


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