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

Famous quotes containing the word based:

    In tennis, at the end of the day you’re a winner or a loser. You know exactly where you stand.... I don’t need that anymore. I don’t need my happiness, my well-being, to be based on winning and losing.
    Chris Evert (b. 1954)

    Our children evaluate themselves based on the opinions we have of them. When we use harsh words, biting comments, and a sarcastic tone of voice, we plant the seeds of self-doubt in their developing minds.... Children who receive a steady diet of these types of messages end up feeling powerless, inadequate, and unimportant. They start to believe that they are bad, and that they can never do enough.
    Stephanie Martson (20th century)

    Whoever invented the meeting must have had Hollywood in mind. I think they should consider giving Oscars for meetings: Best Meeting of the Year, Best Supporting Meeting, Best Meeting Based on Material from Another Meeting.
    William Goldman (b. 1931)