Based Meaning and Definition

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Based meaning

Word: Based



1. The lowest part or edge of something, especially the part on which it rests or is supported.

Example sentences: "She sat down at the base of a tree"

2. A conceptual structure or entity on which something draws or depends.

Example sentences: "The town's economic base collapsed"

3. A place used as a centre of operations by the armed forces or others; a headquarters.

Example sentences: "He headed back to base"

4. A main or important element or ingredient to which other things are added.

Example sentences: "Soaps with a vegetable oil base"

5. A substance capable of reacting with an acid to form a salt and water, or (more broadly) of accepting or neutralizing hydrogen ions.

Example sentences: "Nitric acid reacted with a base will give the nitrate of the salt and water."

6. The middle part of a bipolar transistor, separating the emitter from the collector.

Example sentences: "Transistors are composed of three parts - a base, a collector, and an emitter."

7. The root or stem of a word or a derivative.

Example sentences: "The children had to say the base of a suffixed word pronounced by the experimenter."

8. A number used as the basis of a numeration scale.

Example sentences: "Some historians believe that the Babylonian base 60 place-value system was transmitted to the Indians via the Greeks."

9. Each of the four stations that must be reached in turn to score a run.

Example sentences: "Four different times I switched over to see the bases loaded, scoring I believe a total of one run."



1. Use (something specified) as the foundation or starting point for something.

Example sentences: "The film is based on a novel by Pat Conroy"

2. Situate at a specified place as the centre of operations.

Example sentences: "The Science Policy Review Unit is based at the University of Sussex"



1. Without moral principles; ignoble.

Example sentences: "The electorate's baser instincts of greed and selfishness"

2. Denoting or befitting a person of low social class.

Example sentences: "The thought of such a man with a background of base peasants to be Kikyo's teacher was almost ludicrous."

3. (of coins or other articles) not made of precious metal.

Example sentences: "The basest coins in the purse were made in the 620s AD"







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Spanish: Basar

German: Basieren

French: Baser

Italian: Basato

Turkish: Dayalı


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