(noun, verb)


1. a container that is usually woven and has handles

Similar word(s): handbasket

Definition categories: man–made, container

2. the quantity contained in a basket

Similar word(s): basketful

Definition categories: quantity, containerful

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

Similar word(s): hoop

Definition categories: man–made, goal

4. a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop

Definition categories: act, score

Sentences with basket as a noun:

- A basket of fake fruit adorned the table.

- The point guard drove toward the basket.

- The last-second basket sealed the victory.

- Let's play some basket.


1. To place in a basket or in baskets.