What does basic mean?

basic in AZ Dictionary

(a) Of, regarding, or forming a base; fundamental: "Fundamental alterations in public-opinion frequently happen considering shifts in concerns and concerns” ( Atlantic).
(a) Of, becoming, or serving as a starting point or foundation: a simple training course in Russian; some standard woodworking resources.
(a) Chemistry Of or associated with a base.
(n) An essential, fundamental factor or entity: the basic principles of math.
(n) fundamental education.
(n) A necessary product, a staple necessity.
Relating to a base; associated with nature of a base; fundamental.
In chem.: doing work of a base in a salt. Getting the base excessively; having one or more same in principle as the beds base per same in principle as acid.
In geology, containing a somewhat small amount of silica: placed on crystalline stones, as basalt: in opposition to acidic.

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    • standard, first, rudimentary, primary, base
  • Form for "basic"
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