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Definition 1: having a base of operations (often used as a combining form) - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where based or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a locally based business
  • an Atlanta-based company
  • carrier-based planes

(based is similar to ...) established in a desired position or place; not moving about

"nomads...absorbed among the settled people" "settled areas" "I don't feel entirely settled here" "the advent of settled civilization"

Definition 2: having a base - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where based or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • firmly based ice

(based is similar to ...) held up or having the weight borne especially from below

"supported joints in a railroad track have ties directly under the rail ends"

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