Synonyms of basis in English:

basis


See definition of basis

noun

1‘the factual basis for his criticism’

SYNONYMS
foundation, support, base, footing
reasoning, rationale, defence
reason, grounds, justification, rationalization, motive, motivation, cause

2‘the White Paper formed the basis of the Consumer Credit Act’

SYNONYMS
starting point, base, point of departure, beginning, premise
fundamental point, fundamental principle, principal constituent, main ingredient, cornerstone, core, heart, thrust, essence, kernel, nub, underpinning, groundwork

3‘those who are studying on a part-time basis’

SYNONYMS
footing, condition, status, position
arrangement, system, method, procedure, way