Meaning of BASIS in English

n. 25B6; noun

the basis of his method : FOUNDATION, support, base; reasoning, rationale, defence; reason, grounds, justification, motivation.

the basis of discussion : STARTING POINT, base, point of departure, beginning, premise, fundamental point/principle, principal constituent, main ingredient, cornerstone, core, heart, thrust, essence, kernel, nub.

on a part-time basis : FOOTING, condition, status, position; arrangement, system, method.

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