Definition of basis

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • basis is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 7
  • basis is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 7
  • basis is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 8

Definition of basis


  • the most important or necessary part of something (noun)

    Examples

    1. the basis of this drink is orange juice

    Synonyms

    1. base
  • a relation that provides the foundation for something (noun)

    Examples

    1. he worked on an interim basis

    Synonyms

    1. footing
    2. ground
  • the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained (noun)

    Examples

    1. the whole argument rested on a basis of conjecture

    Synonyms

    1. base
    2. cornerstone
    3. foundation
    4. fundament
    5. groundwork

See definition of basis in Merriam Webster

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