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based

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basedadjective

    having a base

    "firmly based ice"

  2. basedadjective

    having a base of operations (often used as a combining form)

    "a locally based business"; "an Atlanta-based company"; "carrier-based planes"

Wiktionary

  1. basedverb

    Being derived from (usually followed by on or upon).

    It's a new film based on a best-selling novel.

  2. basedverb

    Having a base

    The ladder is based on the even sidewalk for stability.

  3. basedverb

    Having a base of operations.

    The company is based in New York.

  4. basedadjective

    founded on; having a basis; often used in combining forms

    That was a soundly based argument.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Based

    of Base

  2. Basedadjective

    having a base, or having as a base; supported; as, broad-based

  3. Basednoun

    wearing, or protected by, bases

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'based' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #480

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'based' in Written Corpus Frequency: #968

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of based in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of based in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of based in a Sentence

  1. Debbie Haskins:

    We hope that VT’ers care enough to have this discussion based on science, rather than emotion or for money.

  2. Lujan Grisham:

    If we had better national strategies and universal testing and software-based contract tracing, then we could really figure out when opening makes sense and we could start to do that in the country.

  3. Rhonda Shrader:

    As we move to the gig-based economy, this is kind of an intermediate step, being an entrepreneur is one step away from being just a gig, but it has a less formal structure than working for a large company. I think this is definitely a sign of the times.

  4. Petr Krpata:

    We are in a broad-based soft dollar environment, and given the yen is cheap in relation to its long-term fundamentals, it is not surprising it is outperforming, the rise is leading to speculation of intervention by the Japanese. But we think the bar for that is pretty high.

  5. Sam Glines:

    It's clear to us, based on both forensic and other evidence we've collected, that unequivocally they are not responsible for orchestrating or initiating the attack on Sony.

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