Based on precise facts.
‘Technically he was Canadian, but everyone assumed he was American.’;
in a fundamental, essential or basic manner
‘They've added some fancy features, but it's basically still a car.’;
Having or using the skills or talent required for a certain job or profession.
‘Although she is technically gifted, her piano playing lacks passion.’;
mostly; generally; for the most part
According to the current state of science.
‘For now, it is technically impossible to have a manned flight to Mercury.’;
used to refer to the most important or fundamental point the speaker is making
‘''I shouldn't have done it, basically.’;
In a technical manner; according to the signification of terms as used in any art, business, or profession.
at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature;
‘He is basically dishonest’; ‘the argument was essentially a technical one’; ‘for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person’;
with regard to technique;
‘technically lagging behind the Japanese’;
in the most essential respects; fundamentally
‘we started from a basically simple idea’;
with regard to technical skill;
‘a technically brilliant solution’;
used to indicate that a statement summarizes the most important aspects, or gives a roughly accurate account, of a more complex situation
‘I basically played the same thing every night’;