b
Find synonyms for any word:
based
'based' - used as an adjective
1. being derived from (often followed by 'on' or 'upon')
a film based on a best-selling novel
2. having a base
firmly based ice
3. having a basis; often used as combining terms
a soundly based argument
a computer-based system
4. having a base of operations (often used as a combining form)
a locally based business
an Atlanta-based company
carrier-based planes
See also
 
Past Words of the day
2004
2005
2006
2007
2008
2009
2010
2011
2012
2013
2014
2015
2016
2017
2018
2019
2020
Who Said that ?
Stock prices have been quoted in fractions for two centuries, based on a system descended from Spanish pieces of eight. Each dollar was cut into eight bits worth 12.5 cents each. - Click here to find out.
Fact of the day
Jewelers Tiffany & Co., based in New York, are responsible for making the Super Bowl trophy.