Definition of basis:
prat, arse, undercoat, data, postulate, motivation, background, posterior, connect, solid ground, backside, home, nucleotide, stem, bedrock, irregularity, fundament, substructure, radical, hind end, nates, tooshie, evidence, creation, seat, element, tush, base, frequency, ass, butt, primer, can, backing, rear, buttocks, foundation garment, nucleus, burning issue/question, security, al-Qa'ida, dry land, way, means, alkali, base of operations, rudiment, nexus, reason, true, for the first/last etc. time, keystone, term, groundwork, rear end, proof, foot, tactic, justification, warrant, irregular, soil, instauration, tail end, key, warp, method, footing, authority, essence, behind, support, concern, terms, excuse, tail, mode, pedestal, land, underpinning, bottom, al-Qaida, fanny, floor, infrastructure, flat coat, priming coat, substratum, bag, earth, procedure, derriere, introduction, initiation, institution, fundamental, ground, priming, length, manner, founding, in justification of something, al-Qaeda, core, understructure, innovation, antecedent, buns, stand, radix, long, grounding, over, root word, primer coat, foothold, technique, staple, system, priority, time, pretext, cornerstone, stern, terra firma, keister, explanation, feature, much, rump, warp and woof, bed, hindquarters, foundation, rate, bum.
- cause (part of speech: noun)
topic (part of speech: noun)
- circumstance (part of speech: noun)
- "Dollars and Sense", Col. Wm. C. Hunter.
- "The Story of Malta", Maturin M. Ballou.
- "Public Opinion", Walter Lippmann.