More definitions of "based":
- (adj): Being derived from (usually followed by 'on' or 'upon').
Example: "A film based on a best-selling novel"
- (adj): Having a base.
Example: "Firmly based ice"
- (adj): Having a base of operations.
Example: "A company based in Atlanta"
Famous quotes containing the word based:
“The fetish of the great university, of expensive colleges for young women, is too often simply a fetish. It is not based on a genuine desire for learning. Education today need not be sought at any great distance. It is largely compounded of two things, of a certain snobbishness on the part of parents, and of escape from home on the part of youth. And to those who must earn quickly it is often sheer waste of time. Very few colleges prepare their students for any special work.”
—Mary Roberts Rinehart (18761958)
“I want relations which are not purely personal, based on purely personal qualities; but relations based upon some unanimous accord in truth or belief, and a harmony of purpose, rather than of personality. I am weary of personality.... Let us be easy and impersonal, not forever fingering over our own souls, and the souls of our acquaintances, but trying to create a new life, a new common life, a new complete tree of life from the roots that are within us.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)
“I have no acting technique.... I act instinctively. Thats why I cant play any role that isnt based on something in my life.”
—Ethel Waters (19001977)