baseball

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noun, often attributive base·ball \ˈbās-ˌbȯl\

Definition of baseball

  1. :  a game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players each on a large field having four bases that mark the course a runner must take to score; also :  the ball used in this game

Examples of baseball in a sentence

  1. We watched baseball on TV last night.

Circa 1815

First Known Use of baseball

circa 1815


BASEBALL Defined for English Language Learners

baseball

play
noun, often attributive base·ball \ˈbās-ˌbȯl\

Definition of baseball for English Language Learners

  • : a game played on a large field by two teams of nine players who try to score runs by hitting a small ball with a bat and then running to each of the four bases without being put out

  • : the ball used in baseball


BASEBALL Defined for Kids

baseball

play
noun base·ball \ˈbās-ˌbȯl\

Definition of baseball for Students

  1. 1 :  a game played with a bat and ball by two teams of nine players on a field with four bases that mark the course a runner must take to score

  2. 2 :  the ball used in the game of baseball



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