What does basically mean?

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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    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. Kira Conard:

    For a man that would never meet me to give me basically a full ride to college, that's incredible. That doesn't happen.

  2. Andre Bakhos:

    The Fed has painted themselves into a corner and if they don't raise rates then they're basically saying the economic recovery isn't strong enough.

  3. Richard Aboulafia:

    It's possible that China's actions were motivated purely by caution and the interest of public safety. Yet the CAAC is basically an arm of the government, with no political independence, therefore, the CAAC's move to ground the jet... is best viewed as just another tactic in China's trade negotiations.

  4. Woody Allen:

    Basically my wife was immature. I'd be at home in the bath and she would come in and sink my boats.

  5. Cameron Brandt:

    I think basically the pendulum has swung back to buying junk bonds because investors are not expecting a rate hike from the Federal Reserve in June.

Images & Illustrations of basically

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