Definition of Basic


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


  • of or denoting or of the nature of or containing a base
  • serving as a base or starting point
    "a basic course in Russian"
    "basic training for raw recruits"
    "a set of basic tools"
    "an introductory art course"
  • reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality
    "a basic story line"
    "a canonical syllable pattern"
  • pertaining to or constituting a base or basis
    "a basic fact"
    "the basic ingredients"
    "basic changes in public opinion occur because of changes in priorities"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble basic

28 unscramble word found using the letters basic.

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