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(adj., noun, adj.sat)


There are 6 meanings of the word Basic.

How to pronounce basic:


Basic - as an adjective

Pertaining to or constituting a base or basis

Example: "A basic fact"

Antonyms (Opposite Meaning)

Basic - as a noun

(usually in the plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

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

Basic - as an adjective satellite

Reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality

Example: "A basic story line"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Serving as a base or starting point

Example: "A basic course in russian"

Synonyms (Exact Relations)

Of or denoting or of the nature of or containing a base

Example Sentences

"She has a basic knowledge of French."
"We need to start with the basic concepts before moving on."
"The instructions are written in basic English."
"He wears basic clothes with no patterns or designs."
"The recipe calls for basic ingredients like flour and sugar."
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Word Game Points

Is BASIC a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, basic is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BASIC has a SCRABBLE points total of 9.

Is BASIC a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, basic is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BASIC has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 11.

Is BASIC a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, basic is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BASIC has a WORDFEUD points total of 11.

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