Basis

Ba"sis

(b"ss), n.;
pl. Bases (b"sz).
[L. basis, Gr. ba`sis. See Base, n.] 1. The foundation of anything; that on which a thing rests. Dryden.
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2. The pedestal of a column, pillar, or statue. [Obs.]
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If no basis bear my rising name.
Pope.
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3. The groundwork; the first or fundamental principle; that which supports.
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The basis of public credit is good faith.
A. Hamilton.
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4. The principal component part of a thing.
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