"basket" in the noun sense
1. basket, handbasket
a container that is usually woven and has handles
2. basket, basketful
the quantity contained in a basket
3. basket, basketball hoop, hoop
horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball
4. basket, field goal
a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop
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