base vs. basis vs. bass – The Correct Way to Use Each – English Learning

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Base

Definition:

use as a basis for; founded on

Examples:

He based his argument on historical facts.

VS.

Basis

Definition:

a relation that provides the foundation for something

Examples:

he worked on an interim basis

VS.

Bass

Definition:

the lowest part of the musical range

Examples:

a bass clarinet

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