form a base or starting-point; fundamental
"a basic fact"
"the basic ingredients"
"basic changes in public opinion occur because of changes in priorities"
"a basic story line"
"a canonical syllable pattern"
"a basic course in Russian"
"basic training for raw recruits"
"a set of basic tools"
"an introductory art course"
In his complete severance from tradition he has lost sight of the basic principles of proportion.
出自： A. J. Cronin
The basic food of the people is rice for every meal..but there is a feast about once a week when they eat chicken and pork.
出自： E. Roosevelt
He felt a need, almost as basic as survival, to find something he could finish.
出自： J. Irving
The study of symbolism, which is basic To the nature of money.
出自： H. Nemerov