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Definition 1: an illegal enterprise (such as extortion or fraud or drug peddling or prostitution) carried on for profit - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for racket in the sense of this definition

(racket is a kind of ...) a purposeful or industrious undertaking (especially one that requires effort or boldness)

"he had doubts about the whole enterprise"

Definition 2: a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for racket in the sense of this definition

(racket is a kind of ...) an implement used in a sport

(... is a kind of racket ) a light long-handled racket used by badminton players

(... is a kind of racket ) a long racket with a triangular frame; used in playing lacrosse

(... is a kind of racket ) a small racket with a long handle used for playing squash

(... is a kind of racket ) a racket used to play tennis

(racket is a part of ...) the striking or working surface of an implement

(racket is a part of ...) the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it

"he grabbed the hammer by the handle" "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"

Definition 3: the auditory experience of sound that lacks musical quality; sound that is a disagreeable auditory experience - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • modern music is just noise to me

Synonyms for racket in the sense of this definition

(racket is a kind of ...) the subjective sensation of hearing something

"he strained to hear the faint sounds"

Definition 4: a loud and disturbing noise - [noun denoting event]

(racket is a kind of ...) sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound)

"he enjoyed the street noises" "they heard indistinct noises of people talking" "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"

Definition 5: hit (a ball) with a racket - [verb of contact]

(racket is a kind of ...) cause to move by striking

"hit a ball"

(racket belongs to category ...) an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition

Definition 6: make loud and annoying noises - [verb of perception]

(racket is a kind of ...) emit a noise

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

  • The members of the wedding party made merry all night
  • Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!

Synonyms for racket in the sense of this definition

(racket is a kind of ...) have a celebration

"They were feting the patriarch of the family" "After the exam, the students were celebrating"

(... is a kind of racket ) engage in boisterous, drunken merrymaking

"They were out carousing last night"

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