Definitions for baseballˈbeɪsˌbɔl
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a game involving the batting of a hard ball, played by two teams usu. of nine players each on a large field with a diamond-shaped circuit defined by four bases, to which batters run and advance to score runs.
the ball used in this game.
Origin of baseball:
baseball, baseball game(noun)
a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs
"he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
a ball used in playing baseball
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
a sport in which a batter hits a ball and runs four bases to score
to play/watch baseball; a baseball game/team
a ball used in baseball
to hit a baseball
A sport common in North America, the Caribbean, and Japan, in which the object is to strike a ball so that one of a nine-person team can run counter-clockwise among four bases, resulting in the scoring of a run. The team with the most runs after termination of play, usually nine innings, wins.
The ball used to play the sport of baseball.
A variant of poker in which cards with baseball-related values have special significance.
Origin: base + ball
a game of ball, so called from the bases or bounds ( four in number) which designate the circuit which each player must endeavor to make after striking the ball
the ball used in this game
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A competitive nine-member team sport including softball.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A game in which the young man who bravely strikes out for himself receives no praise for it.
Translations for baseball
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
an American game played with bat and ball.
- لُعْبَة البيسبول / كُرة القاعِدَهArabic
- basebolPortuguese (BR)
- das Baseball(-spiel)German
- بیس بالFarsi
- בֵּייסבּוֹל, כָּדוּר בָּסִיסHebrew
- بیس بالPersian
- دبيسبال لوبه، نوب ډنډې ته ورته يوه امريكايى لوبهPashto
- baseball, basebollSwedish
- 棒球Chinese (Trad.)
- پیس بال ، ایک امریکی کھیلUrdu
- bóng chàyVietnamese
- 棒球Chinese (Simp.)
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