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Definitions of basis

the important facts and ideas from which something is supported and developed

The story contains a thinly disguised attack on my client which has absolutely no basis in fact.

the point from which calculations are made

Seats were allocated, on a top-down basis, in proportion to the parties' share of the vote.

the reason why a person takes a particular action

The Fees Office refused to pay the full £1,699 he asked for on the basis that the maximum claim was £750.