Definitions For Basic


  • (usually in the plural) a necessary commodity for which demand is constant
  • A popular programming language that is relatively easy to learn; an acronym for beginner's all-purpose symbolic instruction code; no longer in general use
  • The simplest and most important parts of something (such as a subject of study)


  • Of or denoting or of the nature of or containing a base
  • Serving as a base or starting point
  • Reduced to the simplest and most significant form possible without loss of generality


  • Pertaining to or constituting a base or basis

Is Basic a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Basic is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Basic in a Sentence

  • In this class, you will learn the basic principles of chemistry.
  • At its most basic level, the book is about a father's relationship with his children.
  • The basic difference between the two companies is their size.
  • He's teaching me the basics of Japanese cooking.
  • He starts basic in two months.

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