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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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(Surveyor of the World), an early fourteenth century poem of twenty-four thousand lines ('Paradise Lost' has less than eleven thousand), relating universal history from the beginning, on the basis of the Biblical narrative.
The majority will never be withdrawn from the obscurity of the manuscripts on which the patient care of their authors inscribed them; others have been printed in full and serve as the main basis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.
The lending rate for the industry on outstanding loans jumped to 9.07 basis points (+20 basis points), the highest witnessed since September 2015, as the industry factored in the impact of 275 basis points hikes CY18TD on the assets side.
6 Less: Imports of goods and services, command basis (1) 94.074
These three situations are the only means by which a partner recovers part or all of his or her outside basis in the partnership interest.
* Items that increase basis include capital contributions, ordinary income, investment income and gains.
MBA's National Delinquency Survey (NDS) found the foreclosure starts rate declined 28 basis points for prime loans; 10 basis points for subprime loans; 3 basis points for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loans and 6 basis points for Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) loans.
This new rule applies to appreciated tangible personal property that is identified by the donee, for example on IRS Form 8283, as for a use related to the purpose or function constituting the donee's basis for tax exemption and for which a deduction exceeding $5,000 is claimed ("applicable property").
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.
To be specific, the deduction for these qualified donations of property equals the lesser of two amounts: 1) the donor's tax basis in the property, increased by one-half the difference between fair market value and basis; and 2) twice the donor's basis.