Synonyms of 'basis'

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