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based

[ beyst ]
/ beɪst /
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adjective
interjection Slang.
(used to express approval or respect, especially in response to a social media post): Based. At least somebody shows some spine on this forum.
verb
the simple past tense and past participle of base1.
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Origin of based

First recorded in 1610–20; base1 + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM based

un·based, adjectivewell-based, adjective
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