Synonyms for basis
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Princeton's WordNet5.0 / 1 vote
footing, basis, groundnoun
a relation that provides the foundation for something
"they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis"
foundation, ground, terms, primer, background, base, undercoat, solid ground, dry land, groundwork, primer coat, footing, land, priming, soil, reason, flat coat, priming coat, fundament, cornerstone, earth, terra firma, foothold
basis, base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstonenoun
the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained
"the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"
bottom, foundation garment, founding, tail, groundwork, al-Qaida, instauration, butt, pedestal, substructure, posterior, rear end, introduction, can, nates, al-Qaeda, theme, stern, innovation, fundament, nucleotide, foundation, buttocks, prat, radical, root, floor, ground, seat, backside, bum, tooshie, grounding, buns, arse, foot, hindquarters, footing, tail end, behind, origination, understructure, alkali, cornerstone, base, hind end, derriere, rump, ass, home, keister, stem, base of operations, radix, root word, stand, rear, fanny, infrastructure, tush, institution, initiation, al-Qa'ida, creation, bag
the most important or necessary part of something
"the basis of this drink is orange juice"
foundation, foot, ground, bag, radix, stand, al-Qaeda, al-Qa'ida, substructure, theme, radical, base, alkali, home, groundwork, base of operations, understructure, footing, root, infrastructure, al-Qaida, pedestal, fundament, floor, stem, root word, cornerstone, nucleotide
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
List of paraphrases for "basis":
base, foundation, based, basic, core, bases, foundations, reason, footing, groundwork, title, bedrock, ground, background, function, accordance, baseline, light, grass-roots, service, virtue, grassroots, database, cornerstone, rationale, grounds, principle, framework, basal, groundless, backbone, way
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The big plans will get even cheaper, a big plan sponsor might wind up paying one basis point instead of 10 basis points for the same fund.
Democracy is, first and foremost, a spiritual force, it is built upon a spiritual basis - and on a belief in God and an observance of moral principle. And in the long run only the church can provide that basis. Our founder knew this truth - and we will neglect it at our peril.
The law demands good works and uses its terror--rejection, shame, fear of punishment, unanswered prayer, personal tragedy, etc.--as motivation. Here performance is a necessity to secure the blessings and avoid the curses. Grace, on the other hand, allows us to serve on a different basis--not from fear but on the basis of love and gratitude, from appreciation and gladness for blessings freely given and freely received.
There is this general idea that people need to change themselves to become more attractive. Maybe they will have to look for a significant other more actively, they have to figure out what will click for them and what won’t. There is this ‘I need to make myself more appealing’ aspect in all human relationships, we are really only at the beginning of exploring the attractional effects on an immunological basis. It might be a little disturbing to some, but it’s true. What does this teach us about ourselves and our sexual attractions? What does it mean to look at this from a purely biological basis?
A man does what he must-in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures-and that is the basis of all human morality.
Translations for basis
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- изходен пункт, база, основаBulgarian
- Basis, GrundlageGerman
- hankintameno, kanta, perusta, lähtökohtaFinnish
- cifra base, ammontare, ammontare base, base, cifraItalian
- 基底, 根拠, 基礎Japanese
- 밑바탕, 밑천, 바탕Korean
- fundamento, basePortuguese
- фундамент, основание, базис, основа, базаRussian
- bas, grund, basisSwedish
- taban, temelTurkish
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