More definitions of "based":
- (adj): Having a basis; often used as combining terms.
Example: "A soundly based argument"
- (adj): Having a base.
Example: "Firmly based ice"
- (adj): Being derived from (usually followed by 'on' or 'upon').
Example: "A film based on a best-selling novel"
Famous quotes containing the word based:
“What strikes many twin researchers now is not how much identical twins are alike, but rather how different they are, given the same genetic makeup....Multiples dont walk around in lockstep, talking in unison, thinking identical thoughts. The bond for normal twins, whether they are identical or fraternal, is based on how they, as individuals who are keenly aware of the differences between them, learn to relate to one another.”
—Pamela Patrick Novotny (20th century)
“Thats my problem, chaplain: Im yellow. PFC Bernsteinplumb, fat coward. Hey, can you get a Section 8 for being yellow?”
—James Poe, U.S. screenwriter, and Based On Play. Robert Aldrich. Bernstein (Robert Strauss)
“The time must come, my friend ... when brutality and the lust for power must perish by its own sword.... For when that day comes, the world must begin to look for a new life, and it is our hope that they may find it here. For here we shall be, with their books, and their music, and a way of life based on one simple rule: Be kind.”
—Robert Riskin (18971955)