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Synonyms for ball
bɔlball

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term ball.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ballnoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  2. musket ball, ballnoun

    a solid projectile that is shot by a musket

    "they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball"

    Synonyms:
    lump, clump, orb, glob, bollock, testis, clod, globe, nut, musket ball, chunk, egg, formal, testicle, orchis, ballock

  3. ball, globe, orbnoun

    an object with a spherical shape

    "a ball of fire"

    Synonyms:
    lump, clump, orb, glob, bollock, testis, clod, eyeball, globe, nut, musket ball, chunk, egg, formal, testicle, orchis, world, earth, ballock

  4. ballnoun

    the people assembled at a lavish formal dance

    "the ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded"

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  5. testis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, nut, eggnoun

    one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

    "she kicked him in the balls and got away"

    Synonyms:
    screwball, lump, crank, clump, orb, glob, bullock block, junkie, bollock, testis, clod, globe, nut, musket ball, chunk, egg, formal, junky, en, testicle, orchis, eggs, fruitcake, nut case, crackpot, addict, ballock, freak

  6. ballnoun

    a spherical object used as a plaything

    "he played with his rubber ball in the bathtub"

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  7. Ball, Lucille Ballnoun

    United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  8. ball, clod, glob, lump, clump, chunknoun

    a compact mass

    "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"

    Synonyms:
    orb, goon, lubber, testicle, oaf, stumblebum, thump, formal, nut, glob, hunk, chunk, clunk, clustering, clod, musket ball, clump, cluster, testis, bunch, thud, lummox, lout, lump, globe, orchis, thumping, ballock, gawk, bollock, egg, swelling, puffiness

  9. ball, formalnoun

    a lavish dance requiring formal attire

    Synonyms:
    lump, clump, orb, glob, bollock, testis, clod, dinner dress, globe, nut, evening gown, musket ball, dinner gown, chunk, egg, formal, testicle, orchis, ballock

  10. ballnoun

    a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass

    "the ball at the base of the thumb"; "he stood on the balls of his feet"

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  11. ballnoun

    the game of baseball

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  12. ballverb

    a pitch that is not in the strike zone

    "he threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him"

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  13. ballverb

    form into a ball by winding or rolling

    "ball wool"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ballnoun

    Synonyms:
    globe, sphere

  2. ballnoun

    Synonyms:
    dance, entertainment of dancing

  3. ballnoun

    Synonyms:
    game of ball

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How to use ball in a sentence?

  1. Novak Djokovic:

    I think Melbourne at that time was the most polluted city in the world that day, it was sad to see some players collapsing and ball kids collapsing on the court.

  2. Rick Carlisle:

    He's always been great against trapping defenses, i never mind seeing trapping defenses on him because he's so great at delivering the ball.

  3. Deontay Wilder:

    The $50M offer for him to fight me next in the US is still available, today I even agreed to their offer to fight Joshua next in the UK. If he prefers the fight in the UK, the ball is in their court.

  4. John Hinkle:

    I don't like to try new stuff during league or tournaments, so I really haven't had time to throw it, and then Monday, the 12th, when I threw it, we had already won the league, so it was our last week of bowling and no one could catch us, so I was like, [it's] the perfect time to try this ball out.

  5. Alexander Pope:

    Hither the heroes and nymphs resort,To taste awhile the pleasures of a courtIn various talk th'instuctive hours they past,Who gave the ball, or paid the visit lastOne speaks the glory of the British Queen,And one describes a charming Indian screenlA third interprets motions, looks and eyesAt every word a reputation dies.


Translations for ball

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  • ампылAbkhaz
  • ضرة, كبة, كرةArabic
  • торгӏоAvaric
  • яйцо́, мяч, яе́чка, я́йка, шарBelarusian
  • кълбо́, бал, удрям едно мадо, възглавничка, сфе́ра, ташак, гюле, то́пкаBulgarian
  • པོ་ལོTibetan Standard
  • balBreton
  • bola, pilota, pilotesCatalan, Valencian
  • буьркChechen
  • koule, klubko, ples, míč, bál, vejceCzech
  • bold, bal, kugleDanish
  • Kugel, Ball, Fußballen, Mist, Knäuel, EiGerman
  • σφαίρα, χορός, μπάλαGreek
  • bulo, sfero, pilko, globo, baloEsperanto
  • [[coger]] con, tirada, pelota, huevos, esfera, bola, cojones, balón, círculo, agallas, baile, [[tirarse]] a, [[follar]] con, bala, pelotasSpanish
  • pall, ballEstonian
  • گوی, توپ, کرهPersian
  • panna, palli, pallo, tanssiaiset, paska, nussia, kuula, lankakerä, päkiä, kerä, muna, naida, paskapuheFinnish
  • dansur, dansiveitsla, ballFaroese
  • boulet, balle, boule, couille, conneries, bal, couilles, peloteFrench
  • bal, bolWestern Frisian
  • liathróid, róidlianna, cuachIrish
  • crig, bluckan, daunseManx
  • dunkulenHausa
  • כדורHebrew
  • गोला, नृत्यसभा, गेंदHindi
  • boulHaitian Creole
  • mogyoró, gömb, gombolyag, golyó, tök, labdaHungarian
  • գնդոլորտ, գունդ, պարահանդես, գնդիկArmenian
  • bolaIndonesian
  • baloneto, baloIdo
  • kjarkur, kjaftæði, bolti, rugl, kúlaIcelandic
  • palla, scopare, pallone, trombare, gomitolo, ballo, boiateItalian
  • כַּדוּרHebrew
  • 球, 玉, 鞠, 正球, 金玉, 毬, 舞踏会, 睾丸, まり, ボールJapanese
  • კვერცხები, მეჯლისი, სფერო, წვეულება, ბურთი, ბალიGeorgian
  • ಚೆಂಡುKannada
  • 球, 공, 무도회, 볼, 불알, 舞蹈會, 구, 불Korean
  • gun, tepik, hol, تۆپ, top, gogKurdish
  • пас берүү, түйүнчөк, түйдөк, шар, топ берүү, пас, түрмөкKyrgyz
  • pilaLatin
  • Ball, BalLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ບານLao
  • kamuolys, kiaušasLithuanian
  • bumba, lodeLatvian
  • сфе́ра, кло́пче, то́пка, бал, ма́диња, ма́де, та́шак, ја́болко, то́пки, ја́јце, ѓу́ле, то́пчеMacedonian
  • പന്ത്, ഗോളംMalayalam
  • бөмбөгMongolian
  • bola, majlis tarian, telur, korah, pesta tarianMalay
  • ballunMaltese
  • ballNorwegian
  • kloten, bal, kluwen, bolletje, bolleke, [[kloten]] aan z’n lijf, kloot, bol, ballen, kogelDutch
  • ballNorwegian Nynorsk
  • ballNorwegian
  • портиOssetian, Ossetic
  • kula, kłębek, bal, jaja, piłka, jajoPolish
  • پنډوس, ټوپکیPashto, Pushto
  • comer, bolas, colhões, círculo, bola, baile, bala, bola do pé, besteira, sacoPortuguese
  • bura, balla, boraRomansh
  • bilă, minge, ghem, coiRomanian
  • поду́шечка, яи́чко, шарик, мяч, яйцо́, шар, бал, ядри́ть, сфе́ра, бол, сфера, ядро́, мудёж, клубо́к, я́йцаRussian
  • गुड, कन्दुक, पिण्डSanskrit
  • лопта, ples, плес, klupka, klupko, lopta, bal, балSerbo-Croatian
  • බෝලයSinhala, Sinhalese
  • gule, lopta, guľa, ples, bálSlovak
  • jajca, krogla, žoga, plesSlovene
  • topAlbanian
  • kula, boll, trampdyna, knulla, klot, skitsnack, stake, bal, balle, nystanSwedish
  • mpiraSwahili
  • பந்துTamil
  • ఉండ, బంతిTelugu
  • ลูกบอลThai
  • bola, bayag, itlogTagalog
  • fo'i puluTonga (Tonga Islands)
  • top, haya, küre, gülle, taşak, mermi, yumak, balo, yumurtaTurkish
  • яйце́, м'яч, ядро́, ку́ля, яє́чкоUkrainian
  • گولا, گیندUrdu
  • toʻpiUzbek
  • bóng, vũ hội, banh, 舞會Vietnamese
  • באַל, פּילקעYiddish
  • Chinese

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