Meaning of “basically” - Learner’s Dictionary

basically

adverb uk us /ˈbeɪsɪkəli/
MOST IMPORTANTLY

B2 in the most important ways:

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

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)