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1. basket

noun. ['ˈbæskət'] a container that is usually woven and has handles.

Synonyms

  • handbasket
  • wicker basket
  • shopping basket
  • frail
  • hamper
  • punnet
  • creel
  • breadbasket
  • bushel basket
  • skep

Antonyms

  • unbreakable
  • advantage
  • fall back
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • bascat (Anglo-Norman)
  • bascauda (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Basket

  • mascot
  • gasket
  • casket

Example sentences of the word basket


1. Noun, singular or mass
Coil and sew until the mat is the size of the base of basket you want.

Quotes containing the word basket


1. At the end of a miserable day, instead of grieving my virtual nothing, I can always look at my loaded wastepaper basket and tell myself that if I failed, at least I took a few trees down with me.
- David Sedaris, Me Talk Pretty One Day

2. Huh, another queen,” Puck mused, an evil grin crossing his face. “Maybe we should drop in and introduce ourselves, ice-boy. Do the whole, hey, we were just in the neighborhood, and we were just wondering if you had any plans to take over the Nevernever. Have a fruit basket.
- Julie Kagawa, The Lost Prince

3. Faith don't come in a bushel basket, Missy. It come one step at a time. Decide to trust Him for one little thing today, and before you know it, you find out He's so trustworthy you be putting your whole life in His hands.
- Lynn Austin, Candle in the Darkness

2. litter-basket

noun. bin (usually in or outside a public building) into which the public can put rubbish.

Synonyms

  • litter basket
  • bin

3. basket-shaped

adjective. shaped like a basket.

Antonyms

  • amorphous

4. out-basket

noun. a wood or metal receptacle placed on your desk to hold your outgoing material.

Synonyms

  • out-tray

Antonyms

  • receptacle
  • in-tray

5. in-basket

noun. a wood or metal receptacle placed on your desk to hold your incoming material.

Synonyms

  • in-tray

Antonyms

  • receptacle
  • out-tray

6. basket-handle_arch

noun. a round arch whose inner curve is drawn with circles having three centers.

Synonyms

  • three-centered arch

7. basket

noun. ['ˈbæskət'] the quantity contained in a basket.

Synonyms

  • basketful

Etymology

  • bascat (Anglo-Norman)
  • bascauda (Latin)

8. basket

noun. ['ˈbæskət'] a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop.

Synonyms

  • field goal

Antonyms

  • strong
  • rugged

Etymology

  • bascat (Anglo-Norman)
  • bascauda (Latin)

9. basket

noun. ['ˈbæskət'] horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball.

Synonyms

  • basketball equipment
  • basketball hoop
  • hoop

Antonyms

  • lead

Etymology

  • bascat (Anglo-Norman)
  • bascauda (Latin)
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