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Synonyms for basis

Synonyms for basis

that on which something immaterial, such as an argument or a charge, rests

a justifying fact or consideration

an established position from which to operate or deal with others

a fundamental principle or underlying concept

Synonyms for basis

a relation that provides the foundation for something

the fundamental assumptions from which something is begun or developed or calculated or explained

the most important or necessary part of something

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The majority will never be withdrawn from the obscurity of the manuscripts on which the patient care of their authors inscribed them; others have been printed in full and serve as the main basis for our knowledge of the events of the period.
Therefore, authority means force, and a basis of just judgement should underlie force.
The SOCIAL CONTRACT founded upon this basis will be a perpetual pact between those who have and those who have not.
A substitution of separate State sovereignties, in the place of the constituent sovereignty of the people, was the basis of the Confederate Union.
Such is the basis upon which Plato forbids, in his Republic, the division of property.
The fabric of the Reformation, first undertaken in England upon a contracted basis, by a capricious and sanguinary tyrant, had been successively overthrown and restored, renewed and altered, according to the varying humors and principles of four successive monarchs.
A slew of court cases and rulings were issued on an S shareholder's adjusted basis for loss purposes.
The initial tax basis includes the cost of the home plus all settlement and closing costs.
Meanwhile, the percentage of loans in the foreclosure process was 1 percent by the end of the second quarter, down 8 basis points from the first quarter and a drop of 18 basis points from the second quarter of 2004.
If your company engaged in a tax-free stock acquisition and has already computed the tax basis of the acquired stock or believe that in the future you may need to do so, you should read on.
As a result of the $25 reduction in the mortgage, you may reduce your basis in the property by $25 without recognizing DOI Income.
The base rate we use is the manager's full fee, but in order to earn that full fee the manager must perform a fee-adjusted 200 basis points over the benchmark.
301(c)(2), if the distribution exceeds E&P, it is a return of capital up to the shareholder's basis in the redeemed stock.
After the shareholders deducted their losses, their stock basis was zero.
The acquiring corporation has a total tax basis in the stock received equal to the total tax basis that the transferor shareholders had in the shares surrendered.