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English noun: basket

1. basket (artifact) a container that is usually woven and has handles


Synonymshandbasket


Broader (hypernym)container


Narrower (hyponym)breadbasket, bushel basket, creel, frail, hamper, punnet, shopping basket, skep, wicker basket

2. basket (quantity) the quantity contained in a basket


Synonymsbasketful


Broader (hypernym)containerful

3. basket (artifact) horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball


Synonymsbasketball hoop, hoop


Broader (hypernym)basketball equipment, goal

4. basket (act) a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop


Synonymsfield goal


Broader (hypernym)score









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