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English noun: hoop

1. hoop (artifact) a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt

Broader (hypernym)frame, skeletal frame, skeleton, underframe

Narrower (hyponym)farthingale, pannier

Part meronymcrinoline, hoopskirt

2. hoop (artifact) a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling

SamplesThere was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse.


Broader (hypernym)band

Narrower (hyponym)carabiner, collar, curtain ring, karabiner, key ring, napkin ring, nose ring, rim, rim, snap ring, tire, towel ring, tyre

Part meronymbarrel, cask, wagon wheel

3. hoop (artifact) a small arch used as croquet equipment


Broader (hypernym)croquet equipment

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

Synonymsbasket, basketball hoop

Broader (hypernym)basketball equipment, goal

English verb: hoop

1. hoop (contact) bind or fasten with a hoop

SamplesHoop vats.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)encircle, gird

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