Meaning of “basically” - Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /ˈbeɪsɪkəli/
Extra Examples
She's basically a nice woman - just a bit insecure.It's basically okay - it just needs a few little improvements.Despite one or two failings, he's basically a nice guy.Basically, the problem is one of communication.I've got to get more organized basically.

B2 in the most important ways:

Frazier's films are basically documentaries.
The two PCs are basically the same.

used to introduce a short explanation about something:

Basically, what he's saying is that we need more time.

(Definition of “basically” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)