Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “basis”


noun /ˈbeisis/ (plural bases /-siːz/)
that on which a thing rests or is founded
base, cimientos, piedra angular
This idea is the basis of my argument.
(Definition of basis from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

Definitions of “basis” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day


an ability to do things in the stated, especially positive, way

Word of the Day


Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More