More definitions of "based":
- (adj): Having a base of operations.
Example: "A company based in Atlanta"
- (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:
“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)
“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)
“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)