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Definitions for basically
ˈbeɪ sɪk liba·si·cal·ly

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basically, fundamentally, essentiallyadverb

    in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature

    "He is basically dishonest"; "the argument was essentially a technical one"; "for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person"

Wiktionary

  1. basicallyadverb

    in a fundamental, essential or basic manner

    They've added some fancy features, but it's basically still a car.

  2. Etymology: From basic + -ally

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'basically' in Written Corpus Frequency: #631

  2. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'basically' in Adverbs Frequency: #241

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of basically in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of basically in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of basically in a Sentence

  1. Peter Hotez:

    It didn't contain any data, so basically -- it's opinion. It was spin and opinion.

  2. Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis:

    The conditions are far from ideal but I should also point out that Greece is dealing with this problem basically on its own... We haven't had as much support from the European Union as we wanted.

  3. Trevor Logan:

    This [ wearing a mask ] seems like a reasonable response unless you just sort of take American society out of it, when you can't do that, you're basically telling people to look dangerous given racial stereotypes that are out there.

  4. Kate Patton:

    Fiber basically helps you feel full longer and digest a lot slower.

  5. Phil Flynn:

    That basically took the wind out of the sails from the market, but it isn't unlike anything that they've said before. But it all depends on which countries they're talking about. Is it big buyers of Iranian crude? Is it India?...Is it temporary waivers?

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