basicadjectiveuk /ˈbeɪ.sɪk/ us /ˈbeɪ.sɪk/
- They lack basic foodstuffs, such as bread and milk.
- The course gives you basic instruction in car maintenance.
- She's teaching me some basic dance steps.
- Twice a week the children are tested in basic mathematical skills such as addition and subtraction.
- The basic facts of the story are starting to emerge though the details are still unclear.