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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. Kevin Durant:

    I'm not really into how many points I score anymore, i try to play winning and consistent basketball. If I play a good brand of basketball, if I play the right way, that stuff will come.

  2. President Obama:

    What are we going to talk about, basketball? i am not interested in going over and talking to the president who doesn't have a basic level of respect or understanding of the Second Amendment and law abiding gun owners in this country.

  3. Chris Stewart:

    They were just trying to take their basketball and go home because they are losing.

  4. John Beilein:

    Lindsay truly values and embraces player development and a culture of winning basketball habits, her success at Cal Berkeley speaks for itself and her insight in our meetings, practices and games will hold tremendous value. After sitting with her, it was easy to see how she will connect quickly with our staff and our players, and we all benefit because of that connection.

  5. Jaime Riquelme:

    This scandal changes little, we all knew money was changing hands. It happens in all sports, baseball, soccer, basketball.

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