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Definition 1: a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs - [noun denoting act]

Samples where baseball or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he played baseball in high school
  • there was a baseball game on every empty lot
  • there was a desire for National League ball in the area
  • play ball!

Synonyms for baseball in the sense of this definition

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) a field game played with a ball (especially baseball)

(... is a kind of baseball ) a batted or served ball that skims along close to the ground

(... is a kind of baseball ) playing baseball for money

(... is a kind of baseball ) baseball as distinguished from softball

(... is a kind of baseball ) a game in which a pitcher does not allow any opposing player to reach base

(... is a kind of baseball ) a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team no hits

(... is a kind of baseball ) a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit

(... is a kind of baseball ) a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 2 hits

(... is a kind of baseball ) a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only 3 hits

(... is a kind of baseball ) a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 4 hits

(... is a kind of baseball ) a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team 5 hits

(... is a kind of baseball ) a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer

(... is a kind of baseball ) an English ball game similar to baseball

(... is a kind of baseball ) a form of baseball played in the streets with a rubber ball and broomstick handle

(... is a kind of baseball ) a stolen base; an instance in which a base runner advances safely during the delivery of a pitch (without the help of a hit or walk or passed ball or wild pitch)

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)

"he came all the way around on Williams' hit"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) the momentary juggling of a batted or thrown baseball

"the second baseman made a bobble but still had time to throw the runner out"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a failure of a defensive player to make an out when normal play would have sufficed

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) dropping the ball

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity

"he swung late on the fastball" "he showed batters nothing but smoke"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the batter's attempt to get on base

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) handling the ball while playing in the field

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) playing the position of catcher on a baseball team

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) playing the position of pitcher on a baseball team

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls

"he worked the pitcher for a base on balls"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a ball struck with the bat so that it stays between the lines (the foul lines) that define the width of the playing field

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a ball struck with the bat so that it does not stay between the lines (the foul lines) that define the width of the playing field

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the act of hitting a baseball lightly without swinging the bat

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a hit that flies up in the air

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) a very long fly ball

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) a short high fly ball

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a hit that travels along the ground

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball

"you only get 3 outs per inning"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) a putout of a base runner who is required to run; the putout is accomplished by holding the ball while touching the base to which the runner must advance before the runner reaches that base

"the shortstop got the runner at second on a force"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) an out resulting from a fielding play (not a strikeout)

"the first baseman made 15 putouts"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) an out resulting from the batter getting three strikes

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) an out that advances the base runners

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the successful act of striking a baseball in such a way that the batter reaches base safely

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a hit that flies straight out from the batter

"the batter hit a liner to the shortstop"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) hitting a baseball so that it drops suddenly

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a running catch made near the ground

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the act of touching a player in a game (which changes their status in the game)

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a fly ball hit a short distance into the outfield

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a fly ball that falls between and infielder and an outfielder

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a turn trying to get a hit

"he was at bat when it happened" "he got four hits in four at-bats"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a play executed by a baseball team

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a fence or screen (as behind home plate) to prevent the ball from traveling out of the playing field

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) a facility in which ball games are played (especially baseball games)

"take me out to the ballpark"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) the area of a baseball field that is enclosed by 3 bases and home plate

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) equipment used in playing baseball

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) base consisting of a rubber slab where the batter stands; it must be touched by a base runner in order to score

"he ruled that the runner failed to touch home"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a list of batters in the order in which they will bat

"the managers presented their cards to the umpire at home plate"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the fourth position in the batting order (usually filled by the best batter on the team)

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a special rule (as in baseball) dealing with situations that arise due to the nature of the playing grounds

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) a minor-league team that is owned by a major-league team (especially in baseball)

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) the most important league in any sport (especially baseball)

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) a league of teams that do not belong to a major league (especially baseball)

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the position taken by a base runner preparing to advance to the next base

"he took a long lead off first"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the area over home plate between a batter's knees and shoulders through which a pitch must pass in order to be called a strike

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) an athlete who plays baseball

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) a coach of baseball players

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) a baseball player on the team at bat who is on base (or attempting to reach a base)

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a boy who takes care of bats and other baseball equipment

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) someone who teaches batters how to bat better

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a relief pitcher who can protect a lead in the last inning or two of the game

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) an assistant baseball coach in charge of pitchers

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the person who plays first base

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a person who plays a position in the infield

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a person who plays in the outfield

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a substitute for the regular batter

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the person who does the pitching

"our pitcher has a sore arm"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a pitcher who throws screwballs

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the person who plays second base

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the person who plays the shortstop position

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a pitcher who starts in a baseball game

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) the person who plays third base

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a measure of a batter's performance; the number of base hits divided by the number of official times at bat

"Ted Williams once had a batting average above .400"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (an extension of the baseball term) the proportion of times some effort succeeds

"the salesman's batting average was 7 out of 12"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) a measure of a fielder's performance; the number of assists and putouts divided by the number of chances

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) an unofficial title won by a batter who leads the league in hitting average, runs batted in, and home runs

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) to be on base at the end of an inning, of a player

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) drop or juggle or fail to play cleanly a grounder

"fumble a grounder"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) act as a backstop

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) exert full strength

"The pitcher bore down"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) be the catcher

"Who is catching?"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) intercept (a player)

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) steal a base

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) obtain a base on balls

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) cause a run or runner to be scored

"His line double drove in Jim Lemon with the winning run"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) give a base on balls to

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) hit a foul ball

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) cause to get out

"The pitcher retired three batters" "the runner was put out at third base"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) retire

"he was put out at third base on a long throw from left field"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) make an out by hitting the ball on the ground

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) hit a fly

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) bounce a ball so that it becomes an out

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) hit a pop-fly

"He popped out to shortstop"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) hit onto the ground

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) hit a groundball

"he grounded to the second baseman"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing

"pull the ball"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) hit or play a ball successfully

"The batter connected for a home run"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) hit a ball in such a way so as to make it go a short distance

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) hit a single

"the batter singled to left field"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) hit a two-base hit

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) hit a three-base hit

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) strike out (a batter), (of a pitcher)

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) strike out by swinging and missing the pitch charged as the third

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) strike with, or as if with a baseball bat

"bat the ball"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) use a bat

"Who's batting?"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) have a turn at bat

"Jones bats first, followed by Martinez"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) bat right-handed against a left-handed and left-handed against a right-handed pitcher

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) put out or be put out by a strikeout

"Oral struck out three batters to close the inning"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) throw with an underhand motion

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) touch a player while he is holding the ball

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) tag the base runner to get him out

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) cause to be out on a fielding play

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) earn or achieve a base by being walked by the pitcher

"He drew a base on balls"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) run around the bases, in baseball

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) give a preliminary swing to the arm pitching

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter

"the pitch was away (or wide)" "an outside pitch"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (of a baseball) hit between the foul lines

"he hit a fair ball over the third base bag"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) between the first and third base lines

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (of a baseball) not hit between the foul lines

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) having reached a base without being put out

"the runner was called safe when the baseman dropped the ball"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) not allowed to continue to bat or run

"he was tagged out at second on a close play" "he fanned out"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) used of a player skilled in stealing the ball or robbing a batter of a hit

"a ball-hawking center fielder"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) of a game (or the pitching) in which a pitcher allows the opponent no hits

"a no-hit pitcher" "a no-hit game"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) unofficial championship title for player who heads the league in batting average and home runs and runs batted in

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) (of a batter) without a hit

"he went hitless for three innings"

(baseball is the domain which ... is member of) on first or second or third base

"Their second homer with Bob Allison aboard"

Definition 2: a ball used in playing baseball - [noun denoting artifact]

(baseball is a kind of ...) round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games

"the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve" "the mayor threw out the first ball" "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"

(baseball is a kind of ...) equipment used in playing baseball

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