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Definition 1: a game closely resembling baseball that is played on a smaller diamond and with a ball that is larger and softer - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for softball in the sense of this definition

(softball is a kind of ...) a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"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!"

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

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

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

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

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

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

"our pitcher has a sore arm"

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

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

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

Synonyms for softball in the sense of this definition

(softball 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"

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