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Synonyms for hoop
hup, hʊphoop

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hoopnoun

    a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt

    basket, basketball hoop, wicket, ring

  2. hoop, ringnoun

    a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling

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

    gang, doughnut, band, mob, wicket, annulus, closed chain, tintinnabulation, ring, basket, basketball hoop, pack, halo, ringing, anchor ring

  3. wicket, hoopnoun

    a small arch used as croquet equipment

    wicket door, wicket, wicket gate, lattice, ring, basket, basketball hoop, grille

  4. basket, basketball hoop, hoopverb

    horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball

    handbasket, wicket, field goal, basket, basketball hoop, basketful, ring

  5. hoopverb

    bind or fasten with a hoop

    "hoop vats"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. hoopnoun


  2. hoopnoun

    farthingale, crinoline, hoop-skirt

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "hoop":

    hoppe, hobe, hope, hop, hoof, basket

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  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Eerste straal van de zon brengt niet alleen het licht, maar ook geluk en hoop voor de wereld, glanzen en het verversen van het leven op aarde. Kijk uit, met dankbaarheid, hoop en optimisme in die eerste straal, die onze prachtige dag begint - elke dag! Maken een geweldige dag!

  2. Jrue Holiday:

    It's contagious, the ball has energy. Pushing the pace and seeing the ball go through the hoop, the hoop just grows and gets bigger. From there, I feel like the pressure kind of falls off your shoulders, the weight kind of falls and you just let it go and let it shoot.

  3. Angela Presnell -LRB- @lilhoopgirl -RRB-:

    It's like the hoop is just floating in one circle while your hands are doing all the work.

  4. David Cox:

    The tools used to shape the staves and bind them with the hoop( haven't changed much)... It's still a hand-crafted business.

  5. Barbara Bush:

    The winner of the hoop race will be the first to realize her dream, not society's dream, her own personal dream.

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