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, 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  

How to pronounce basketball?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Kyrie Irving:

    It’s basketball. I’ve been in a few environments in my life, like I said, as long as it's just strictly the nature of basketball out there and there’s nothing extra, I’m cool with it.

  2. Monty Williams:

    I’m happy that the people did do that because it fueled an already highly competitive, strong-willed, Maestro of a point guard and basketball player, never want to count out a guy like Chris.

  3. Otis Hughley Jr.:

    Allow them the opportunity to help grow the game, that continent would just be turned on its head for basketball. In a good way, You have no idea how many lives would be impacted and changed for the ages.

  4. The CIF:

    After a thorough review and analysis of the incident following the conclusion of the Division 4-A regional basketball championship game between Coronado High School and Orange Glen High School, the CIF state executive director reiterates that discriminatory and racially insensitive behaviors toward an opponent contravene the principles of education-based athletics.

  5. Marcus Riley:

    I had to say to them...' we're not wrong, what we're doing is we're choosing to spend our money elsewhere because we're not appreciated here,' i explain everything else to them in life, on the basketball court, but I never thought I'd have to explain something about race and color to a body of 10 - and 12-year-olds.

Images & Illustrations of basketball

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