basics

Definitions of basics
  1. noun
    principles from which other truths can be derived
    “let's get down to basics
    synonyms: basic principle, bedrock, fundamental principle, fundamentals
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    types:
    ABC, ABC's, ABCs, alphabet, first principle, first rudiment, rudiment
    the elementary stages of any subject (usually plural)
    type of:
    principle
    a basic truth or law or assumption
  2. noun
    a statement of fundamental facts or principles
    synonyms: rudiments
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    type of:
    fact
    a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
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