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I love to talk about the drums and music. I started playing drums when I was probably six and played a lot until I was about ten or eleven years old. So, I guess five or six years where I played. I had a drum set at home, and I would just bang on it. I'd even go on the Internet and study basic beats and so forth.
Sean Berdy

Meaning of "basic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BASIC

basic  [ˈbeɪsɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BASIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Basic can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES BASIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of basic in the English dictionary

The first definition of basic in the dictionary is of, relating to, or forming a base or basis; fundamental; underlying. Other definition of basic is elementary or simple. Basic is also excluding additions or extras.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BASIC


bibasic
baɪˈbeɪsɪk
crisic
ˈkraɪsɪk
diabasic
ˌdaɪəˈbeɪsɪk
diastasic
ˌdaɪəˈsteɪsɪk
dibasic
daɪˈbeɪsɪk
gneissic
ˈnaɪsɪk
metasilicic
ˌmɛtəsɪˈlɪsɪk
monobasic
ˌmɒnəʊˈbeɪsɪk
nonbasic
ˌnɒnˈbeɪsɪk
paradisic
ˌpærəˈdɪsɪk
phthisic
ˈθaɪsɪk
polybasic
ˌpɒlɪˈbeɪsɪk
rheobasic
ˌriːəˈbeɪsɪk
silicic
sɪˈlɪsɪk
tetrabasic
ˌtɛtrəˈbeɪsɪk
tribasic
traɪˈbeɪsɪk
ultrabasic
ˌʌltrəˈbeɪsɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BASIC

bashtag
Basic Curriculum
basic education
basic English
basic industry
basic rate
basic slag
basic training
basic wage
basically
basicity
basicranial
basics
basidia
basidial
basidiocarp
basidiomycete
basidiomycetous
basidiospore
basidiosporous

WORDS THAT END LIKE BASIC

anaphasic
aphasic
biphasic
Caucasic
diphasic
dyscrasic
dysphasic
elephantiasic
euthanasic
gymnasic
monophasic
multiphasic
oxidasic
paraphasic
phasic
polyphasic
prophasic
telophasic

Synonyms and antonyms of basic in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BASIC»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «basic» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of basic

Translation of «basic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BASIC

Find out the translation of basic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of basic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «basic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

基本的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

básico
570 millions of speakers

English

basic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बुनियादी
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

أَسَاسِيّ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

основной
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

básico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মৌলিক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

basique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Asas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

grundlegend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

基本的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기초의
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dhasar
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

căn bản
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அடிப்படை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मूलभूत
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

temel
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

basilare
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

podstawowy
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

основний
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

fundamental
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

βασικός
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

basiese
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

enkel
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

grunnleggende
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of basic

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BASIC»

The term «basic» is very widely used and occupies the 1.581 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about basic

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10 QUOTES WITH «BASIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word basic.
1
Paul Allen
I am very excited to be supporting one of the world's most visionary efforts to seek basic answers to some of the fundamental question about our universe and what other civilisations may exist elsewhere.
2
Ulrich Beck
The basic assumption of the secular society is that modernity overcomes religion.
3
Sean Berdy
I love to talk about the drums and music. I started playing drums when I was probably six and played a lot until I was about ten or eleven years old. So, I guess five or six years where I played. I had a drum set at home, and I would just bang on it. I'd even go on the Internet and study basic beats and so forth.
4
Susan Blackmore
Certainly almost everything we do and think is colored in some way by memes, but it is important to realize that not everything we experience is a meme. If I walk down the street and see a tree, the basic perception that's going on is not memetic.
5
Robert Bork
Being 'at the mercy of legislative majorities' is merely another way of describing the basic American plan: representative democracy.
6
Leon Bourgeois
The concept of patriotism is not incompatible with that of humanity; on the contrary, let me state emphatically that he who best serves pacifism serves patriotism best. The nation is and can be no more than the vital basic unit of any international league.
7
Marvin Bower
A business of high principle attracts high-caliber people more easily, thereby gaining a basic competitive and profit edge.
8
Brandon Boyd
Female artists are the perfect example of a creator: They know how to make life and art with their bodies. Life comes from their bodies, so on a very basic level, they have more to write about.
9
Greg Brenneman
It's all about having a product that you're proud of and coming to work every day. Those basic building blocks are the same in any business.
10
Alton Brown
Molecular gastronomy is not bad... but without sound, basic culinary technique, it is useless.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BASIC»

Discover the use of basic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to basic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Basic Interests: The Importance of Groups in Politics and in ...
Frank Baumgartner and Beth Leech show that scholars have veered from one extreme to another not because of changes in the political system, but because of changes in political science.
Frank R. Baumgartner, Beth L. Leech, 1998
2
Alfred's Basic Guitar Method
Recognized for over 50 years as the best-paced and most comprehensive guitar method available, Alfred's Basic Guitar Method has introduced over 3 million beginners to the joy of playing guitar.
Morty Manus, Ron Manus, 1995
3
Basic Category Theory for Computer Scientists
Basic Category Theory for Computer Scientists provides a straightforward presentationof the basic constructions and terminology of category theory, including limits, functors, naturaltransformations, adjoints, and cartesian closed ...
Benjamin C. Pierce, 1991
4
Basic Color Terms: Their Universality and Evolution
Explores the psychophysical and neurophysical determinants of cross-linguistic constraints on the shape of color lexicons.
Brent Berlin, 1991
5
Basic Hypergeometric Series
Chapters 9-11 are new for the second edition, the final chapter containing a simplified version of the main elements of the theta and elliptic hypergeometric series as a natural extension of the single-base q-series.
George Gasper, Mizan Rahman, 2004
6
Basic Biotechnology
In this new edition of the textbook Basic Biotechnology, biology and bioprocessing topics are uniquely combined to provide a complete overview of biotechnology.
Colin Ratledge, Bjørn Kristiansen, 2006
7
Basic Neurochemistry: Molecular, Cellular and Medical Aspects
This well-established text has been accepted worldwide as a resource for postgraduate trainees and teachers in neurology, psychiatry, and basic neuroscience, as well as for graduate and postgraduate students and instructors in the ...
Scott Brady, George Siegel, R. Wayne Albers, 2005
8
Basic Tagalog (with audio CD): for Foreigners and Non-Tagalogs
Presents a guide to learning the Tagalog language for English speakers, with exercises, vocabulary lists, reading selections, and an audio CD for practice in listening and speaking.
Paraluman S. Aspillera, 2007
9
Clearly Visual Basic: Programming with Microsoft Visual ...
This innovative text is designed for a first course in programming teaching the basics through visualization and application.
Diane Zak, 2011
10
Learning Visual Basic .NET
This book will help you build a solid foundation in .NET, and show how to apply your skills by using hundreds of examples to help you become productive quickly.
Jesse Liberty, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BASIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term basic is used in the context of the following news items.
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The Basic Science Behind Creating Colors
The basic phenomenon of “spectral lines” (as these discrete wavelengths are called, because in a traditional spectrometer light passes through ... «Forbes, Jul 15»
2
Lu graduates from basic training
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air ... «Auburn Journal, Jul 15»
3
UVA Research: Basic Beliefs About Atherosclerosis Overturned
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va., July 6, 2015 – Doctors' efforts to battle the dangerous atherosclerotic plaques that build up in our arteries and cause ... «NBC 29 News, Jul 15»
4
Fix 'basic' problems to stem yearly water problems - JMA to …
The NWC says without restrictions, water in storage for the Corporate Area would last only 15 days. JMA president, Metry Seaga says he does ... «Jamaica Gleaner, Jul 15»
5
One million elderly are 'failed' on basic care with fears of worse in …
According to the charity the number of elderly not getting help with basic tasks has risen by 100,000 to 1,004,000 in the last year. «Mirror.co.uk, Jul 15»
6
Agency Challenges Ruling Allowing Rate Hike for Basic Telephone …
The state Division of Rate Counsel is challenging a decision by regulators to reclassify basic telephone services offered by Verizon New Jersey ... «NJ Spotlight, Jul 15»
7
Book Review: Mastering Basic Cheesemaking The Fun and …
So when I read, and I mean read every page, of Gianaclis Caldwell's new book Mastering Basic Cheesemaking: The Fun and Fundamentals of ... «Mother Earth News, Jul 15»
8
Hutchins graduates from basic combat training at Fort Jackson
Army Guard Pvt. Presley T. Hutchins has graduated from basic combat ... and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military ... «Spartanburg Herald Journal, Jul 15»
9
Come September and you can own the basic Scion iA 2016 at …
It sounds more like a movie title – “ Scion iA bedecked with an affordable pre-collision breaking”. Most car buyers will agree that it is a stunning ... «Times Gazette, Jul 15»
10
Slum-dwellers in Raichur seek basic amenities
Residents of Timmapurpet slum here staged a demonstration at Tipu Sultan Gardens near the office of the Deputy Commissioner on Monday ... «The Hindu, Jul 15»

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