Synonyms of 'basis'

affirmation, ambition, angle, apriorism, aspiration, assertion, assumption, axiom, base, bed, bedding, bedrock, bottom, burden, call, calling, case, cause, chapter, concern, consideration, determinant, determinative, element, essence, eye, factor, floor, flooring, fond, foundation, framework, fundament, fundamental, gist, goal, ground, hardpan, head, heart, hypothesis, ideal, infrastructure, inspiration, intention, issue, justification, law, light, lodestar, mainspring, matter, meat, motif, motive, occasion, outlook, place, point, position, postulate, postulation, premise, presumption, principle, problem, proposition, question, reason, regard, respect, rest, right, riprap, root, score, seat, side, sight, sill, situation, slant, source, spring, stand, standpoint, start, statement, stimulus, subject matter, supposal, system, terra firma, text, theme, thesis, topic, truth-function, truth-value, truth table, understructure, universe, view, vocation, warrant, footing, etiology, data, causation, basement, Anschauung, viewpoint, underpinning, undercarriage, theorem, takeoff, substructure, substratum, substance, stylobate, stereobate, sake, rudiment, rubric, radical, pavement, lemma, heading, groundwork