Definitions for fundamental

Definitions for (noun) fundamental

Main entry: first harmonic, fundamental, fundamental frequency

Definition: the lowest tone of a harmonic series

Main entry: fundamental

Definition: any factor that could be considered important to the understanding of a particular business

Usage: fundamentals include a company's growth, revenues, earnings, management, and capital structure

Definitions for (adj) fundamental

Main entry: cardinal, central, key, primal, fundamental

Definition: serving as an essential component

Usage: a cardinal rule; the central cause of the problem; an example that was fundamental to the argument; computers are fundamental to modern industrial structure

Main entry: fundamental, rudimentary, underlying

Definition: being or involving basic facts or principles

Usage: the fundamental laws of the universe; a fundamental incomatibility between them; these rudimentary truths; underlying principles

Main entry: fundamental, profound

Definition: far-reaching and thoroughgoing in effect especially on the nature of something

Usage: the fundamental revolution in human values that has occurred; the book underwent fundamental changes; committed the fundamental error of confusing spending with extravagance; profound social changes

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