Definitions For Basic

noun

  • (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)

adjective

  • 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

adjective

  • 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

Scrabble
9
Words with Friends
11

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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