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1. basketball

noun. ['ˈbæskətˌbɔl'] a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop.

Synonyms

  • rebound
  • basketball game
  • hoops
  • half
  • tap-off
  • court game
  • basketball shot
  • tip-off
  • basketball play

Antonyms

  • whole
  • unwind

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Words that Rhyme with Basketball Season

  • salvesen
  • midseason
  • mathieson
  • arnesen
  • treason
  • gleeson
  • frieson
  • dresen
  • reason
  • deason
  • beeson
  • beason

Example sentences of the word basketball-season


1. Noun Phrase
Work on your speed and endurance by jogging six days a week for the two weeks before basketball season.

2. basketball

noun. ['ˈbæskətˌbɔl'] an inflated ball used in playing basketball.

Synonyms

  • ball

3. off-season

noun. the season when travel is least active and rates are lowest.

Antonyms

  • rainy season

4. season

noun. ['ˈsiːzən'] a period of the year marked by special events or activities in some field.

Synonyms

  • fishing season
  • period
  • football season
  • exhibition season
  • high season
  • theatrical season
  • peak season
  • Whitweek
  • hunting season
  • baseball season
  • social season
  • holiday season
  • preseason
  • basketball season
  • Whitsuntide
  • time period
  • hockey season
  • seedtime
  • off-season
  • period of time
  • growing season
  • Whitsun

Antonyms

  • high season
  • middle
  • beginning
  • summer solstice

Etymology

  • sesoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • seison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. season

noun. ['ˈsiːzən'] one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions.

Synonyms

  • dry season
  • springtime
  • summertime
  • year
  • harvest time
  • fall
  • harvest
  • wintertime
  • time period
  • haying
  • summer
  • haying time
  • time of year
  • rainy season
  • spring
  • autumn
  • period of time
  • period

Antonyms

  • dry season
  • regulation time
  • work time
  • time off

Etymology

  • sesoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • seison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. season

verb. ['ˈsiːzən'] make more temperate, acceptable, or suitable by adding something else; moderate.

Synonyms

  • mollify
  • weaken

Antonyms

  • autumnal equinox
  • winter solstice
  • inflate

Etymology

  • sesoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • seison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

7. season

verb. ['ˈsiːzən'] lend flavor to.

Synonyms

  • sauce
  • flavor
  • flavour
  • savor
  • salt
  • taste
  • zest
  • spice up
  • spice
  • resinate
  • curry

Antonyms

  • appreciate
  • lengthen
  • crescendo
  • ascend

Etymology

  • sesoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • seison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. season

noun. ['ˈsiːzən'] a recurrent time marked by major holidays.

Synonyms

  • Twelfthtide
  • Christmastime
  • Lammastide
  • Lent
  • Noel
  • Lententide
  • Christmas
  • Yuletide
  • Allhallowtide
  • Advent
  • time period
  • Yule
  • Christmastide
  • Eastertide
  • period of time
  • period
  • Michaelmastide

Antonyms

  • overtime
  • uptime
  • day
  • night

Etymology

  • sesoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • seison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. season

verb. ['ˈsiːzən'] make fit.

Synonyms

  • harden

Antonyms

  • stretch
  • increase

Etymology

  • sesoun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • seison (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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