Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun basket

4 senses of basket

Sense 1
basket, handbasket -- (a container that is usually woven and has handles)
       => container -- (any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another))

Sense 2
basket, basketful -- (the quantity contained in a basket)
       => containerful -- (the quantity that a container will hold)

Sense 3
basket, basketball hoop, hoop -- (horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball)
       => goal -- (game equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points)
       => basketball equipment -- (sports equipment used in playing basketball)

Sense 4
basket, field goal -- (a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop)
       => score -- (the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play")

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