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Noun

A tray and three wicker baskets.

Singular
basket

Plural
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basket ({{{1}}})
  1. A lightweight container, generally round, open at the top, and tapering toward the bottom.
    A basket of fake fruit adorned the table.
  2. A wire or plastic container similar in shape to a basket, used for carrying articles for purchase in a shop.
  3. In an online shop, a notional place to store items before ordering them.
  4. (basketball) A circular hoop, from which a net is suspended, which is the goal through which the players try to throw the ball.
    The point guard drove toward the basket.
  5. (basketball) The act of putting the ball through the basket, thereby scoring points.
    The last-second basket sealed the victory.
  6. The game of basketball.
    Let's play some basket.

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French

Etymology 1

From American English basketball.

Noun

basket m. (plural basket)

  1. basketball

Etymology 2

basketball shoes

Noun

basket f. (plural baskets)

  1. sneakers, trainers (UK)
    On y va dès que tout le monde a fini de mettre ses baskets.

Italian

Noun

basket m. inv.

  1. basketball

Swedish

Noun

Declination for basket Singular Uncountable
Common Indefinite Definite
Nominative basket basketen
Genitive baskets basketens

basket c. (uncountable)

  1. basketball

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