Synonyms of basic in English:

basic


See definition of basic

adjective

1‘the basic principles of criminal law’

SYNONYMS
fundamental, rudimentary, primary, principal, cardinal, chief, elementary, elemental, root
central, pivotal, critical, key, focal, salient, staple
essential, quintessential, bare-bones, stripped down, cut down, vital, necessary, indispensable, foundational, intrinsic, underlying, ingrained
ANTONYMS

secondary, unimportant

2‘she got a basic salary plus a commission’

SYNONYMS
lowest, bottom, starting, ground, undermost
without commission

3‘all the rooms have basic cooking facilities’

SYNONYMS
plain, simple, unsophisticated, straightforward, adequate, unadorned, undecorated, unornamented, without frills
spartan, sparse, stark, severe, austere, limited, meagre, rudimentary, patchy, sketchy, minimal
modest, ordinary, unpretentious, unostentatious, unfussy, homely, homespun
rough, rough and ready, rough-hewn, crude, makeshift
restrained, muted
informal bog-standard
ANTONYMS

elaborate