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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Being derived from (often followed by `on' or `upon').

Usage examples (39)
  • Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.
  • A locally based business
  • Firmly based ice
  • A film based on a best-selling novel for more
Tutoring comment
  • "Based" (founded) on his domestic lessons, he felt confident that he could either "baste" (to moisten meat) the meat or "baste" (to sew loosely) his pants as needed.
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