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1. English

noun. an Indo-European language belonging to the West Germanic branch; the official language of Britain and the United States and most of the commonwealth countries.

Synonyms

  • Old English
  • geordie
  • Scots
  • West Germanic
  • cockney
  • Received Pronunciation
  • Queen's English
  • Middle English
  • West Germanic language
  • American
  • Scottish
  • Oxford English
  • English language
  • Anglo-Saxon
  • King's English
  • Scots English
  • Modern English
  • American English

Antonyms

  • ascent
  • natural depression
  • leeward
  • front

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2. English

noun. the discipline that studies the English language and literature.

Synonyms

  • liberal arts
  • humanistic discipline
  • arts

Antonyms

  • classicism
  • embark
  • leave
  • urban area

3. English

noun. the people of England.

Synonyms

  • English people
  • nation
  • country

Antonyms

  • larboard
  • obverse
  • top
  • bottom

4. English

noun. (sports) the spin given to a ball by striking it on one side or releasing it with a sharp twist.

Synonyms

  • spin

Antonyms

  • windward
  • reverse

5. basic

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

Synonyms

  • fundamental
  • elementary
  • underlying
  • rudimentary
  • primary
  • grassroots
  • radical
  • basal
  • elemental

Antonyms

  • legitimate
  • right
  • superior
  • unimportant

Etymology

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

6. basic

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

Synonyms

  • canonical
  • standard

Antonyms

  • insignificant
  • difficult
  • explicit

Etymology

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

7. basic

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

Synonyms

  • alkaline

Antonyms

  • amphoteric
  • outfield

Etymology

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

8. basic

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

Synonyms

  • first

Antonyms

  • noble
  • genuine

Etymology

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

9. basic

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

Synonyms

  • good
  • commodity
  • staple

Antonyms

  • complete
  • developed
  • inessential
  • secondary

Etymology

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

10. BASIC

noun. 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

  • programming language

Antonyms

  • stratified language
  • one-dimensional language
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