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Synonyms for basalˈbeɪ səl, -zəl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. radical, basal(adj)

    especially of leaves; located at the base of a plant or stem; especially arising directly from the root or rootstock or a root-like stem

    "basal placentation"; "radical leaves"

    radical, revolutionary, base, ultra, basal, extremist, primary

    unessential, incidental, incident, inessential

  2. basal, base(adj)

    serving as or forming a base

    "the painter applied a base coat followed by two finishing coats"

    baseborn, meanspirited, base, basal, immoral, lowly, mean, radical, humble, primary

    unessential, inessential, incidental, incident

  3. basal, primary(adj)

    of primary importance

    main(a), chief(a), base, elementary, master(a), principal(a), elemental, radical, primary, primary(a), basal

    incidental, incident, unessential, inessential

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

basement, baseline, basic, basis

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