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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basically, fundamentally, essentially(adverb)

    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. basically(Adverb)

    in a fundamental, essential or basic manner

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

    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

How to pronounce basically?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say basically in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. John Kosar:

    We've definitely hit a value area in the energy sector, what is missing is that initial flow of assets back into the sector, which basically makes the bottom happen and starts the new trend.

  2. Tim Darms:

    We can take basically any type of fresh water and treat it to primary drinking water standards in the U.S., to demonstrate the effectiveness, I’ll be the first person to drink the water (from) each system we install.

  3. James McGregor:

    Basically, they are following the political trends and they're grabbing the business opportunities that result.

  4. Lorraine Larsen:

    Basically, they just said that he was shot down and he's missing and you will get updates via daily telegram.

  5. Desmond Ross:

    But if there's what's called an override thrown -- basically a double lock -- he can't get back in.

Images & Illustrations of basically

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