Based

  • (adj): Being derived from (usually followed by 'on' or 'upon').
    Example: "A film based on a best-selling novel"
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "based":

  • (adj): Having a base.
    Example: "Firmly based ice"
  • (adj): Having a basis; often used as combining terms.
    Example: "A soundly based argument"
    Synonyms: founded
  • (adj): Having a base of operations.
    Example: "A company based in Atlanta"

Famous quotes containing the word based:

    Collective guilt is borne by what is conventionally called the scapegoat. Now the scapegoat for white society—which is based on myths of progress, civilization, liberalism, education, enlightenment, refinement—will be precisely the force that opposes the expansion and the triumph of these myths. This brutal opposing force is supplied by the Negro.
    Frantz Fanon (1925–1961)

    A woman does not have to make decisions based on the need to survive. She can cut through issues, call shots as she sees them.... Many bad decisions are made by men in government because it is good for them personally to make bad public decisions.
    Dianne Feinstein (b. 1933)

    Captain, down where I come from we dearly love our whiskey, but we don’t drink with a man unless we respect him.
    James Poe, U.S. screenwriter, and Based On Play. Robert Aldrich. Sergeant Tolliver (Buddy Ebsen)