- based on; having as its basis: paper-based, milk-based
- based in or at (a specified place); having headquarters in or at: space-based weapons, a Cleveland-based company
- Based is used with a location and is defined to show where something is situated.
An example of based is to add it after the word "London-" to show that a company has headquarters in London.
- The definition of based means having something as its major element.
An example of based used as a suffix is in the phrase "milk-based," which means a product that has a significant amount of milk in it.
(comparative more based, superlative most based)
- founded on; having a basis; often used in combining forms
- That was a soundly based argument.
- Marriage was based on mutual respect.
- She'd altered her own future, based on what he showed her.
- The story of Lohengrin as we know it is based on two principal motives common enough in folklore: the metamorphosis of human beings into swans, and the curious wife whose question brings disaster.
- I don't think it's a gender-based decision - not at this point, anyway.
- But it is the biggest, best store ever, where you can buy anything from anywhere, based on reviews by other buyers, at a discount, and have it gift wrapped, engraved, altered, drop-shipped, and probably delivered by tomorrow.