Adjective "Basis" Definition and Examples




    1. the bottom or base of anything; the part on which something stands or rests.

    2. anything upon which something is based; fundamental principle; groundwork.

    3. the principal constituent; fundamental ingredient.

    4. a basic fact, amount, standard, etc., used in making computations, reaching conclusions, or the like: The nurse is paid on an hourly basis. He was chosen on the basis of his college grades.

    5. Mathematics. a set of linearly inde


    "differentials can be basis."

    "couples can be basis."