Basic synonyms

bā'sĭk

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The first in a group or series.
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Having dominant or controlling power or influence:
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Pertaining to the foundation or basis; serving for the foundation. Hence: Essential, as an element, principle, or law; important; original; elementary.
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The definition of elementary is something simple and basic, or the entry-level into something.
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Basic and powerful; not subtle or refined; primal
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Controlling; essential; important
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Unavoidably determined by prior conditions or circumstances; inevitable:
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Most important or significant; main; principal
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Constituting or forming part of the essence of something
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A part of a set or configuration, as a side of a triangle or a number in a matrix
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Not characterized by luxury or elaborate commitments:
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Of or treating the most basic aspects
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Philosophy is a set of ideals, standards or beliefs used to describe behavior and thought.
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A building or particular portion of a building.
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Possessing some quality, or having been subject to some operation (as substitution), in the second degree; as, a secondary salt, a secondary amine, etc. Compare primary.
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(Informal) Of or relating to the first portion of some extended thing.
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Being the source from which a copy, reproduction, or translation is made.
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The definition of abecedarian is arranged in alphabetical order or formed by letters of the alphabet.
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(Chiefly systematics) In a phylogenetic tree, being a group, or member of a group, which diverged earlier.
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Existing in someone or something as a natural and inseparable quality, characteristic, or right; intrinsic; innate; basic
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Existing naturally rather than acquired; that seems to have been in one from birth
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Of or relating to the essential nature of a thing; inherent.
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(Mathematics, of a polynomial) Unable to be factorized into polynomials of lower degree, as (x^2 + 1).
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Main is described as the most important or primary person or thing.
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(Biology) Occurring in or characteristic of an early stage of development or evolution.
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Relating to, or characteristic of life.
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An established principle or law of a science, art, etc.
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An ecclesiastical law or code of laws established by a church council.
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The way in which a government, state, society, etc. is organized
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(Pharmacy) A sweetened, aromatic solution used as a vehicle for a medicine or alcohol, or as a nonmedicated flavoring
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A donation or legacy appropriated to support a charitable institution, and constituting a permanent fund; endowment.
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A set of assumptions, ideas and standards that form a viewpoint from which philosophical, religious and other ideas may be evaluated
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The state or quality of being fundamental.
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The definition of infrastructure is the basic facilities and installations that help a government or community run, including roads, schools, phone lines, sewage treatment plants and power generation.
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First principles; fundamentals
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Not required; not essential.
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Not belonging to or originating in a certain group or association:
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Lying at the outside or away from the central part; outer; external
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Supplemental or added to something.
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Eventual:
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That makes something what it is; essential
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Possessing everything essential; entire.
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Of, or relating to a foundation or foundations
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Relating to or occurring on or near the surface of the earth.
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A basic dietary item, such as flour, rice, or corn.
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The definition of indispensable is essential or absolutely necessary.
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The forces and processes that produce and control these phenomena:
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The most nearly perfect or most typical manifestation of a quality or thing
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(Mathematics, computing) In canonical form.
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Established by or operating under a constitution:
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Designating or of any of the churches belonging to the Eastern Orthodox Church
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Belonging to the first or earliest age or ages; original or ancient:
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Being in an early stage of development or having a simple form:
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Stalkless and attached directly at the base, as certain kinds of leaves and fruit.
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Having very slight furrows.
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The first and last; the beginning and end.
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(Genetics) allele, a specific version of a gene (as used by Gregor Mendel)
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The definition of an assumption is an idea that is formed without evidence.
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Power assigned to another; authorization:
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The condition of being essential; a basic set of essential traits; being
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(Christian Theol.) The unique nature of the one God
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The Magna Carta is defined as a legal document signed by King John of England on June 15, 1215 which stopped taxation without legislative approval and guaranteed a trial or legal process before taking a person's liberty or property.
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Something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted, especially when used as a basis for an argument.
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An explanation of the basis or fundamental reasons for something
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(Uncountable) Rational thinking (the capacity for it; the cognitive faculties, collectively, of conception, judgment, deduction and intuition.
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A first slight beginning or appearance, or undeveloped form or stage, of something
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(Finance) Having priority, as a claim
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The very basis; the foundation:
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A part, substance, element, etc. which lies beneath and supports another; foundation
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All that part of a building above the basement. Also used figuratively.
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An opinion, belief, or principle held to be true by someone or especially an organization.
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That branch of an art or science consisting in a knowledge of its principles and methods rather than in its practice; pure, as opposed to applied, science, etc.
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The condition of being ultimate
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(Uncommon) Rudimentary.
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(Mathematics) Relating to a radix or mathematical root.
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Introducing; giving a preview or idea of
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Of, or in the manner of, a musical canon
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Loosely associated; existing as a byproduct, tangent, or accident.
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A place to stand on
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A role:
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