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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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How to use hoop in a sentence?

  1. Bill Gassett:

    Technically, if a basketball hoop is cemented into the ground, then it’s considered to go with the house. Freestanding ones sitting on the lawn, however, would be something buyers could take with them.

  2. North Carolina:

    It was the Eagles, they had you shoot at a mini hoop. I only made like two out of five. So, probably not high up on their board right now.

  3. John Hugley:

    They’re a really good team, they were putting the ball in the hoop. You have to make adjustments to stop it. Our defense had to get picked up.

  4. Barbara Bush:

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

  5. 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.

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