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Definition 1: a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling - [noun denoting artifact]

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

  • there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse

Synonyms for hoop in the sense of this definition

(hoop is a kind of ...) a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)

(... is a kind of hoop ) a circular hoop for holding a towel

(... is a kind of hoop ) hoop that covers a wheel

"automobile tires are usually made of rubber and filled with compressed air"

(... is a kind of hoop ) (basketball) the hoop from which the net is suspended

"the ball hit the rim and bounced off"

(... is a kind of hoop ) the outer part of a wheel to which the tire is attached

(... is a kind of hoop ) a ring worn on the nose as an ornament or on the nose of an animal to control it

(... is a kind of hoop ) a circular band used to hold a particular person's napkin

(... is a kind of hoop ) a circular ring of metal for holding keys

(... is a kind of hoop ) a circular ring for holding up a curtain

(... is a kind of hoop ) a short ring fastened over a rod or shaft to limit, guide, or secure a machine part

(... is a kind of hoop ) an oblong metal ring with a spring clip; used in mountaineering to attach a rope to a piton or to connect two ropes

(... is part of hoop) a cylindrical container that holds liquids

(... is part of hoop) a wheel of a wagon

Definition 2: a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt - [noun denoting artifact]

(hoop is a kind of ...) the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape

"the building has a steel skeleton"

(... is a kind of hoop ) a hoop worn beneath a skirt to extend it horizontally; worn by European women in the 16th and 17th centuries

(... is a kind of hoop ) set of small hoops used to add fullness over the hips

(... is part of hoop) a skirt stiffened with hoops

Definition 3: a small arch used as croquet equipment - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hoop in the sense of this definition

(hoop is a kind of ...) sports equipment used in playing croquet

Definition 4: horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for hoop in the sense of this definition

(hoop is a kind of ...) sports equipment used in playing basketball

(hoop is a kind of ...) game equipment consisting of the place toward which players of a game try to advance a ball or puck in order to score points

Definition 5: bind or fasten with a hoop - [verb of contact]

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

  • hoop vats

(hoop is a kind of ...) bind with something round or circular

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