What does Basketball mean?

Definitions for Basketball
ˈbæs kɪtˌbɔl, ˈbɑ skɪt-Bas·ket·ball

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basketball, basketball game, hoopsnoun

    a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop

  2. basketballnoun

    an inflated ball used in playing basketball

Wiktionary

  1. basketballnoun

    A sport in which two opposing teams of five players strive to put a ball through a hoop.

  2. basketballnoun

    The particular kind of ball used in the sport of basketball.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Basketball

    A competitive team sport played on a rectangular court having a raised basket at each end.

Editors Contribution

  1. basketball

    A type of sport.

    Basketball is a team sport.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Basketball in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Basketball in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Basketball in a Sentence

  1. Lindsey Graham:

    You are down to 15. You got three basketball teams. The bottomline is Scott made a decision best for Scott Walker and Scott Walker family, he's a very accomplished governor and it shows you just how hard it is running with this many people. That's what it shows.

  2. Bryce Weiler:

    He changed my life, giving me the opportunity to experience college basketball, be part of a team, and to really be able to do things I’d dreamed of doing, i never thought I’d be able to experience college basketball being blind, but for four years I was able to do that.

  3. Christopher Dunn:

    We think that that has not happened. They’ve been much too fast to pick up kids on unfounded allegations based on clumsy things like a basketball jersey that they might be wearing or something they posted on the internet which falls far short of the sort of evidence you want to see before somebody labels you a gang member.

  4. Kimberly Schaal:

    There is nothing she loves more than basketball, for her to sit out a game to stand up for what she believes is right is huge, because all she wants is to be out on that court.

  5. Todd Allen:

    No one works harder at his craft than Josh does, i don’t care what it is -- baseball, basketball, football, and he was a swimmer in the summers too. I just can’t say enough about him.

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