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Webster 1913 Edition


Based

Based

(bāsd)
,
p.
p.
&
Adj.
1.
Having a base, or having as a base; supported;
as, broad-
based
.
2.
[See
Base
,
Noun.
, 18-21.]
Wearing, or protected by, bases.
[Obs.]
Based in lawny velvet.”
E. Hall.

Webster 1828 Edition


Based

BA'SED

,
pp.
Reduced in value; founded.

Definition 2022


based

based

English

Adjective

based (comparative more based, superlative most based)

  1. Founded on; having a basis; often used in combining forms.
    That was a soundly based argument.
  2. (slang, of a person) Not caring what others think about his or her personality, style, or behavior; focused on maintaining individuality.

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Verb

based

  1. simple past tense and past participle of base
  2. Being derived from (usually followed by on or upon).
    It's a new film based on a best-selling novel.
  3. Having a base
    The ladder is based on the even sidewalk for stability.
  4. Having a base of operations.
    The company is based in New York.

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