Character 5
Hyphenation based
Pronunciations /beɪst/

Definitions and meanings of "Based"

What do we mean by based?

To give as its foundation or starting point; to lay the foundation of.

To be located (at a particular place).

(acrobatics, cheerleading) To act as a base; to be the person supporting the flyer.

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The word "based" in example sentences

Geico's advertising agency, the Richmond, Va.-based Martin Agency wh ich also created the "gecko" spots, sold the Xtranormal idea to Geico executives based partly on the easy and cheap production. ❋ Ellen Gamerman (2011)

"Dialogue with the community, including discussion of the full impact of the project and sharing of assessment studies, are a few of the basic practices of a business model based on sustainable development," says Julia Nelson of Business for Social Responsibility, a U. S.-based consultancy firm that advises companies, including the world's largest iron ore miner Vale, on CSR. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The clinic was part of a special program sponsored by the U. S.-based Sports Power International, an evangelical Christian organization based in Baltimore, Maryland. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Dominating mobile devices are chips based on technology licensed from U. K.-based ARM Holdings, not because they are more secure, but because they use less power. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Neither Interactive Data, which is based in Bedford, Mass., nor U. K.-based Pearson could be reached for comment. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Though sites based abroad have plenty of American customers, it's illegal for U. S.-based operators to go online -- and their absence, researchers say, depresses Internet gambling's growth. ❋ Dale Buss (2009)

In promoting a brand image based on global understanding, BNP is adopting a similar strategy to U. K.-based HSBC Holdings, which launched its highly successful "World's Local Bank" campaign several years ago. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Investors 'paper losses on U.S. stocks now total $8.4 trillion since the market peak one year ago, based on the value of the Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 index, which includes almost all U. S.-based companies. ❋ Unknown (2008)

In all, U.S. stocks lost about $700 billion in market value on Wednesday, and $1.1 trillion for the week's first three days, based on the Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 index, which includes almost all U. S.-based companies. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Ford, the second-biggest U. S.-based auto maker after General Motors Corp., listed its total liquidity at $40.6 billion based on cash and credit lines at the end of March. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Meanwhile, in November, oil demand in China was down 3.9% from a year ago, based on estimates by Paul Ting, an independent U. S.-based oil analyst and observer of Chinese markets. ❋ Unknown (2008)

With the bid of A$15. 50 for each Origin share, U. K.-based BG is hoping to circumvent the Origin board with an appeal directly to shareholders, claiming that the rejection of its bid was based on inappropriate assumptions and incomplete information. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Those clients will be told to use U. S.-based accounts or one of U.S's international units -- Swiss Financial Advisors, based in Zurich, or Hong Kong-based Wealth Management International, U.S said Thursday. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Our list of the most successful film adaptations of all time is based on data from Box Office Mojo, the Burbank, Calif.-based tracker of box-office receipts. ❋ Saabira Chaudhuri (2006)

The Boca Raton, Fla.-based company said it will continue development of StaphVAX and Altastaph based on the findings of an outside advisory panel. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Atticus Capital, a New York, N.Y. based investment management firm, whose 10% stake in Phelps Dodge makes it the company's largest shareholder, filed a report with the Securities and Exchange Commission saying that it is looking to find buyers for the Phoenix, Ariz.-based company. ❋ Unknown (2006)

Morton Grove, Ill.-based Lifeway Foods focuses on specialty dairy products such as soy-based kefir beverages, farmer cheeses and vegetable based seasoning products. ❋ Gabriel Garcia (2006)

Oracle bought Sunopsis, a maker of integration software based in Boston, earlier this month for an undisclosed sum and is once again rumored to be considering buying Paris- and San Jose, Calif.-based Business Objects. ❋ Unknown (2006)

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