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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a statement of fundamental facts or principles;
[syn: basics, rudiments]

2. principles from which other truths can be derived;
- Example: "first you must learn the fundamentals"
- Example: "let's get down to basics"
[syn: fundamentals, basics, fundamental principle, basic principle, bedrock]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

basics \basics\ n. pl. 1. a statement of fundamental facts or principles. Syn: ABC, ABC's, ABCs, rudiments. [WordNet 1.5] 2. principles from which other truths can be derived; as, let's get down to basics. Syn: fundamentals, fundamental principle, basic principle, bedrock. [WordNet 1.5]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

basics n 1: a statement of fundamental facts or principles [syn: basics, rudiments] 2: principles from which other truths can be derived; "first you must learn the fundamentals"; "let's get down to basics" [syn: fundamentals, basics, fundamental principle, basic principle, bedrock]