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English noun: baseball

1. baseball (act) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs


SamplesHe played baseball in high school.
There was a baseball game on every empty lot.
There was a desire for National League ball in the area.
Play ball!.


Synonymsbaseball game


Broader (hypernym)ball game, ballgame


Narrower (hyponym)1-hitter, 2-hitter, 3-hitter, 4-hitter, 5-hitter, ball, five-hitter, four-hitter, hardball, no-hit game, no-hitter, one-hitter, perfect game, professional baseball, rounders, softball, softball game, steal, stickball, stickball game, three-hitter, two-hitter


Domain category membersaboard, assist, at-bat, away, backstop, backstop, backstop, ball game, ball-hawking, ballgame, ballpark, ballplayer, base hit, base on balls, base runner, baseball coach, baseball diamond, baseball equipment, baseball manager, baseball play, baseball player, bat, bat, bat, bat, bat boy, batsman, batter, batting, batting average, batting average, batting coach, batting order, bear down, big league, blast, bobble, bounce out, bullet, bunt, bunt, bush league, card, catch, catcher, catching, cleanup, cleanup position, cleanup spot, closer, connect, cut down, cut out, delivery, diamond, die, double, drag a bunt, draw, drive in, earned run average, ERA, error, fair, fair ball, fan, farm club, farm team, fastball, fielding, fielding average, finisher, first baseman, first sacker, flare, fly, fly, fly ball, force, force out, force play, force-out, foul, foul, foul ball, frame, fumble, fumble, get, ground, ground, ground ball, ground out, ground rule, groundball, grounder, heater, hill, hit, hitless, hitter, hitting average, home, home base, home plate, hopper, hummer, hurler, in-bounds, infield, infielder, inning, lead, line drive, liner, lineup, major league, majors, minor league, minors, misplay, mound, muff, nab, no-hit, on base, out, out, outfielder, outside, park, pass, pinch hitter, pitch, pitcher, pitcher's mound, pitching, pitching coach, plate, plunk, plunker, pop, pop fly, pop-fly, pop-up, pull, put out, put out, putout, retire, retire, right-handed pitcher, right-hander, run bases, runner, sacrifice, safe, safety, screwballer, second baseman, second sacker, shoestring catch, shortstop, single, slugger, smoke, starting pitcher, steal, strike out, strike out, strike zone, strikeout, submarine, switch-hit, tag, tag, Texas leaguer, third baseman, third sacker, triple, triple crown, triple-crown, twirler, walk, walk, walk, whiff, wind up

2. baseball (artifact) a ball used in playing baseball


Broader (hypernym)ball, baseball equipment









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