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synonyms for basically

  • essentially
  • mostly
  • at heart
  • at the bottom
  • firstly
  • in essence
  • in substance
  • inherently
  • intrinsically
  • primarily
  • radically
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antonyms for basically

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  • additionally
  • extra
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How to use basically in a sentence

They are basically saying that they are going to spend every penny on television.
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On the other hand, it takes quite a lot of resources to support AMP versions of the webpages, because you are basically maintaining a whole additional version of your website.
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These apps, which are basically app companions to web apps, don’t support in-app purchases and the resulting Apple fees — as long as there are no purchases in the app, and no calls to action for purchasing elsewhere.
APPLE REVISES APP STORE RULES TO PERMIT GAME STREAMING APPS, CLARIFY IN-APP PURCHASES AND MORESARAH PEREZSEPTEMBER 11, 2020TECHCRUNCH
We are trying to basically learn decades of material about this virus in months of time.
WEARING A MASK COULD PROTECT YOU FROM COVID-19 IN MORE WAYS THAN YOU THINKKAT ESCHNERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
At 98 percent, the Democrats’ House majority is basically a foregone conclusion.
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A quality dish towel can absorb basically any liquid you throw its way, and it might also contain the right fibers to polish your glassware till it’s crystal-clear.
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If that sounds familiar … well, that’s basically how the division played out last year, too.
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Movie theaters are starting to open up again in spots around the globe—basically, anywhere that has gotten coronavirus outbreaks under control.
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If everyone had been paid by the federal government to stay home and close up shop from the get-go, we could be living like people in New Zealand, where life has basically returned to normal after an early, strict shutdown.
PEOPLE ARE DINING OUT, THEY JUST DON’T WANT ANYONE TO KNOW ABOUT ITJAYA SAXENASEPTEMBER 3, 2020EATER
When you look at foreign labor, the number of foreign workers in Japan has basically doubled during Abe’s tenure.
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WORDS RELATED TO BASICALLY

  • at bottom
  • basically
  • deep down
  • fundamentally
  • in essence
  • in spite of appearance
  • inside
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