basket

basket
noun
1. (container) 
a. la canasta (F) (wide) 
The market sellers keep their wares in shallow baskets.Las vendedoras del mercado guardan sus mercancías en canastas planas.
We put the peaches we picked in a basket.Pusimos los duraznos que cosechamos en una canasta.
b. la cesta (F) (with a central handle) 
Supermarket shopping baskets are made of plastic.Las cestas de la compra en los supermercados están hechas de plástico.
c. el cesto (M) (tall and large) 
Put your dirty clothes in the laundry basket.Pon tu ropa sucia en el cesto de la ropa sucia.
d. la barquilla (F) (of a hot air balloon) 
The basket hangs underneath the balloon.La barquilla cuelga por debajo del globo.
2. (sports) 
a. la canasta (F) (basketball) 
Our team won with 55 baskets.Nuestro equipo ganó con 55 canastas.
basket
Noun
1. (general) 
a. la cesta (F) 
2. (in basketball) 
a. la canasta (F) 
3. (fam euph) (United Kingdom) 
a. el cabrito (M) (person) 
wastepaper basketpapelera f
4. (colloquial) 
a. no direct translation 
to be a basket caseestar loco(a) de remate or
basket [ˈbɑːskɪt]
noun
1 (big) cesto (m); (two-handled) canasta (f); (two-handled, for earth etc) espuerta (f); (hamper) canasta (f); (pannier) sera (f); serón (m); [of balloon] barquilla (f)
2 (Basketball) canasta (f)
to score a basket encestar; meter una canasta
James led Tigers' late revival and scored the winning basket with the game's final shot Thames Valley closed the gap to 76-70, before the Bullets, led by Tony Doresy, scored six baskets without reply
3
a basket of currencies (Economics) una cesta de monedas (nacionales); una canasta de divisas; (LAm)
modifier
basket case (n) (person) chaladoachalada (informal) (m) (f);a chalada majareta (m) (informal); (Esp) (country, organization) caso (m) perdido
Ten years ago Latin America was written off as a basket case
basket chair (n) silla (f) de mimbre
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básquet

Usage note
This word may also be spelled "basquet."
básquet
masculine noun
1. (sport) 
Aunque soy muy alto, no soy muy bueno para el básquet.Even though I'm really tall, I'm not very good at basketball.
básquet
(also pelota básquet) basketball
Phrases with "basket"
Here are the most popular phrases with "basket." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
laundry basket
el cesto de la ropa sucia
wastepaper basket
el cesto de papeles
make a basket
encestar
Easter basket
la cesta de Pascua
picnic basket
la canasta de picnic
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