Adjective "basket" definition and examples

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Definitions and examples


A container used to hold or carry things, typically made from interwoven strips of cane or wire.
  1. 'she dropped the letter into the waste-paper basket'
  2. 'Place dishes in a wire basket or other container and dip them in a sanitizing solution.'
  3. 'Each basket contained forty individual packets, done up in color-coded plastic wrap.'
  4. 'For more open containers, like a wire basket, line it with moss purchased at a craft store or garden center.'
  5. 'Also on display are wire baskets and baskets with beadwork incorporated into their weave.'
  6. 'People walked to and fro carrying baskets and bags with strange symbols on them and stopped periodically to allow horse drawn carriages through.'
  7. 'He didn't do much preparation either, and ended up packing all his dirty clothes - basically by emptying the laundry basket into his suitcase.'
  8. 'In one hand he carries a briefcase and in the other a wire basket for his purchases.'
  9. 'Check the dollar stores for plastic bins, baskets and containers.'
  10. 'If you cannot think of a special container, a laundry basket would serve a dual purpose.'
  11. 'All six floors of the building are packed with books and shoppers, pushing trolleys and carrying baskets.'
  12. 'click on the order button to add a title to your basket'
  13. 'Browse and add items to your basket, and then enter the voucher code when prompted to take advantage of this discount.'
  14. 'Just remember: putting an item in your basket doesn't mean that you have reserved it - you could go to checkout to find that another person has already bought it.'
  15. 'Users can also click through to view the recommended items of clothing and add them to their shopping basket.'
  16. 'To calculate postage check your basket and click on continue - you will then be able to determine what options are available to you without having to check out or pay.'
  17. 'Using their smartphones, they can scan barcodes of products, which are then added to their online baskets, book a home delivery slot to coincide with their return and check out.'
  18. 'Simply add your shoes to your online shopping basket and enter the code at the checkout to claim your 20% off.'
  19. 'Items placed in your shopping basket overnight may not be eligible for promotion at time of checkout.'
  20. 'Our balloon baskets are divided into compartments for your safety, and there will usually be three or four passengers in any one compartment.'
  21. 'Explore beautiful Colorado from the basket of a hot air balloon.'
  22. 'a basket of ten currencies'
  23. 'Now it is possible that in the first six months of next year, they move to an exchange rate that is tied to a basket of currencies.'
  24. 'However, the central bank persisted in pegging the baht to a basket of currencies in which the dollar had 80 per cent influence.'
A net fixed on a hoop used as the goal.
  1. 'If the back defender stays near the basket, pass the ball to one side or the other.'
  2. 'But my teammates have called on me to be aggressive and take the ball to the baskets, so I'm learning how to do that, too.'
  3. 'We did score a few baskets, but the game was mostly one sided.'
  4. 'Many of his title game baskets were scored after setting up deep in the low post.'
  5. 'It takes him another minute to finally score a basket - a 20-foot jump shot that rattles off the back iron and falls in.'

    More definitions

    1. a container made of twigs, rushes, thin strips of wood, or other flexible material woven together.

    2. a container made of pieces of thin veneer, used for packing berries, vegetables, etc.

    3. the amount contained in a basket; a basketful: to pick a basket of apples.

    4. anything like a basket in shape or use: He never empties my wastepaper basket.

    5. any group of things or different things grouped as a unit; a package; package deal: You can't buy the single stock; you have to ta

    More examples(as adjective)

    "buyings can be basket."


    Middle English: from Old French basket, of unknown ultimate origin.