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 of operations.
Example: "A company based in Atlanta"
- (adj): Having a base.
Example: "Firmly based ice"
Famous quotes containing the word based:
“You know, theres a cowboy movie where one joker says, Mighty quiet out there. Too quiet, he says. Same thing every time; its too quiet.”
—James Poe, U.S. screenwriter, and Based On Play. Robert Aldrich. Sergeant Costa (Jack Palance)
“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)
“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)