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Definition of Basis


  1. The foundation of anything; that on which a thing rests.
  2. The pedestal of a column, pillar, or statue.
  3. The ground work the first or fundamental principle; that which supports.
  4. The principal component part of a thing.

Basis Quotations

Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity.
John F. Kennedy

A man does what he must - in spite of personal consequences, in spite of obstacles and dangers and pressures - and that is the basis of all human morality.
Winston Churchill

I became the Dalai Lama not on a volunteer basis.
Dalai Lama

Morality is the basis of things and truth is the substance of all morality.
Mahatma Gandhi

The basis of optimism is sheer terror.
Oscar Wilde
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Basis Translations

basis in Danish is basis
basis in Dutch is grondslag, basis, grond, base
basis in Finnish is alusta
basis in French is Assise, base
basis in German is Basis
basis in Italian is base
basis in Portuguese is base
basis in Spanish is basa, base
basis in Swedish is grundval

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