What does basketball mean?

Definitions for basketball
ˈbæs kɪtˌbɔl, ˈbɑ skɪt-bas·ket·ball

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word basketball.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. basketball, basketball game, hoops(noun)

    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. basketball(noun)

    an inflated ball used in playing basketball

Wiktionary

  1. basketball(Noun)

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

  2. basketball(Noun)

    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  

How to pronounce basketball?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say basketball in sign language?

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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. Nikola Jokic:

    I mean, were growing, were both really passionate about basketball. So when we have some good plays or whatever, we just want to express our feelings.

  2. Rick Horrow:

    Steph Curry made the biggest jump on and off the court of any athlete we've seen, frankly in any statistical analysis, when you look at the count, 24 of the 100( athletes) are basketball players and seven are in the top 25, including one and two. So you have the opportunity to rise to the top of the list if you are a star basketball player.

  3. Gomez Cora:

    ( The 2015 Pan-American Games in) Toronto was perfect with all the athletes in a modern village but now it will be multiplied by five continents and other greats, seeing top basketball players, golfers,( sprinter) Usain Bolt with Gomez Cora little tray next to you in the meal queue, i'd be happy to stay there for two hours, you usually curse when a queue is long but I'd want it to be eternal and it's not a forced situation, it's natural and you're all there as equals.

  4. Bob Myers:

    Kevin Durant was cleared to play tonight ; that was a collaborative decision, i don't believe there's anybody to blame, but I understand in this world and if you have to, you can blame me. I run our basketball operations department.

  5. Gianni Infantino:

    We are all, as well, volunteers, maybe not at the World Cup, because we have a job, but as soon as we go back home we drive our children to their football or basketball tournaments and we help selling drinks, preparing sausages, or helping in the restaurants.

Images & Illustrations of basketball

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