Translation of "basis" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈbeɪ·sɪs/ us /ˈbeɪ·sɪs/ plural bases /ˈbeɪ·siːz/ /ˈbeɪ·siz/

a way or method of doing something

Most of the staff here work on a voluntary basis.
We are living here on a temporary basis.
on a daily/monthly/regular basis

how often something is done

Meetings are held on a weekly basis.

a situation or idea from which something can develop

Dani’s essay can serve as a basis for our discussion.

(Translation of “basis” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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.

(Translation of “basis” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)