Adjective "Based" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Based


    Definition:

    1. the bottom support of anything; that on which a thing stands or rests: a metal base for the table.

    2. a fundamental principle or groundwork; foundation; basis: the base of needed reforms.

    3. the bottom layer or coating, as of makeup or paint.

    4. Architecture. the distinctively treated portion of a column or pier below the shaft or shafts. the distinctively treated lowermost portion of any construction, as a monument, exterior wall, etc.

    5. Botany, Zoology. the part of an orga

    Origin:
    base

    Examples:

    "awards can be based on costs."

    "growths can be based on estimates."

    "people can be based in places."

    "indexes can be based on surveys."

    "ratings can be based on positions."

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