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1. basic

adjective. ['ˈbeɪsɪk'] pertaining to or constituting a base or basis.

Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • base (English)
  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Basic

  • hesik

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Pronounce basic as ˈbeɪsɪk.

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2. basic

adjective. ['ˈbeɪsɪk'] reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality.

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Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • base (English)
  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. basic

adjective. ['ˈbeɪsɪk'] of or denoting or of the nature of or containing a base.

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  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • base (English)
  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. basic

adjective. ['ˈbeɪsɪk'] serving as a base or starting point.

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  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • base (English)
  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. basic

noun. ['ˈbeɪsɪk'] (usually plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant.

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Etymology

  • -ic (English)
  • -ique (French)
  • base (English)
  • bas (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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