What is the
difference between Base and Basis?
What is the difference between Base and Basis? :
Base : (noun)
( 1 ) Lowest part of something
Where was the base of the pillar?
( 2 ) Starting point – underlying principle
Padma used her family’s history as a base for her novel.
His arguments had a sound economic base.
Base : (adjective)
( 1 ) Dishonorable – despicable
He was acting from base motives.
( 2 ) Not pure
It is a base coin.
( 3 ) Low in value
We do not use base metals.
Base : (verb)
( 1 ) Use something as grounds, evidence for something else
My novel is based on historical facts.
Direct Taxation is usually based on income.
( 2 ) Provide someone with a base or center to work
Where are you based now?
I am based at New York.
Most of our staff is based in Chennai.
( 1 ) Foundation – main principle that underlies something
Her arguments have a firm basis.
Rates of work are calculated on a weekly basis.
( 2 ) Starting point for a discussion
No basis for negotiation has been agreed upon.
This agenda will form the basis of our next meeting.
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