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Synonyms for basis
ˈbeɪ sɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. footing, basis, ground(noun)

    a relation that provides the foundation for something

    "they were on a friendly footing"; "he worked on an interim basis"

    Synonyms:
    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

  2. basis, base, foundation, fundament, groundwork, cornerstone(noun)

    the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

    "the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture"

    Synonyms:
    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

  3. basis, base(noun)

    the most important or necessary part of something

    "the basis of this drink is orange juice"

    Synonyms:
    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

Wiktionary

  1. basis(noun)

    Synonyms:
    base

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. basis(n.)

    Synonyms:
    base, foundation, ground, groundwork, lowest part

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. basis(n)

    Synonyms:
    foundation

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. BASIS

    Synonyms:
    Basel Antiarrhythmic Study of Infarct Survival

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  1. Lorne Baring:

    Europe's main indices are attractively valued on a price-to-earnings basis, and with no shocks in the peak period of earnings reporting season in the U.S., it appears that equity investors may have found a base to build upon after the rout in August and September, easy monetary conditions are clearly going to remain for some time and that is also bolstering sentiment at the moment. We would expect further gains after a rough period for global investors.

  2. Henri Frdric Amiel:

    ...happiness gives us the energy which is the basis of health.

  3. The White House:

    The world knows Annika on a first-name basis after her legendary 15-year professional golf career that broke world records and forever changed the way womens golf is played.

  4. Willie Rennie:

    You don't get independence on the basis of a crisis. You don't wreak chaos upon chaos.

  5. Melanie Kahn:

    The goal of the campaign was to make people think just a little bit harder about how much food they are throwing out on a daily basis.


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