Definition of basket

Definition of basket
  1. basket Noun A lightweight container, generally round, open at the top, and tapering toward the bottom.
  2. basket Noun A wire or plastic container similar in shape to a basket, used for carrying articles for purchase in a shop.
  3. basket Noun In an online shop, a notional place to store items before ordering them.
  4. basket Noun A circular hoop, from which a net is suspended, which is the goal through which the players try to throw the ball.
  5. basket Noun The act of putting the ball through the basket, thereby scoring points.
  6. basket Noun The game of basketball.
  7. basket Noun A dance movement in some line dances, where men put their arms round the women's lower backs, and the women put their arms over the mens' shoulders, and the group (usually of four, any more is difficult) spins round, which should result in the women's feet leaving the ground.
  8. basket Verb To place in a basket or in baskets.
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