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basis

noun

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an immaterial thing upon which something else rests
  • the sole basis for the rumor is someone's overactive imagination

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The first known use of basis was in the 14th century

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“Basis.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/basis. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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