Translation of basket in Spanish:


canasta, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbæskət/ /ˈbɑːskɪt/


  • 1

    • 1.1

      (for shopping) canasta feminine Latin America
      (for shopping) cesta feminine Spain
      (on hot-air balloon) barquilla feminine
      linen / laundry basket canasto de la ropa sucia
      • basket chair silla de mimbre
      • basket maker cestero
      • basket making cestería
      • Place dishes in a wire basket or other container and dip them in a sanitizing solution.
      • Something else struck me in the picture, and that was that the women going about their shopping all carried baskets or shopping bags, not a plastic carrier in sight.
      • Many of these were used for other purposes, such as laundry baskets or to carry alcohol.
      • Where she used to make the climb from the basement, carrying a laundry basket, now she finds the ascent daunting.
      • She was carrying a large basket of laundry in her hands, and looked more than a little surprised to see her there.
      • If you cannot think of a special container, a laundry basket would serve a dual purpose.
      • In one hand he carries a briefcase and in the other a wire basket for his purchases.
      • She is shown from the back crossing a field of hay carrying a laundry-laden basket with the added surprise of a flushed hen pheasant in the distance.
      • People walked to and fro carrying baskets and bags with strange symbols on them and stopped periodically to allow horse drawn carriages through.
      • Check the dollar stores for plastic bins, baskets and containers.
      • Most gardeners begin their foray into container gardening with baskets and boxes of colorful annual flowers.
      • They laughed and came into the dining room carrying various bowls and baskets.
      • Each basket contained forty individual packets, done up in color-coded plastic wrap.
      • Select one that is potted in a bushel basket or other large container or balled with burlap into a large, firm root ball.
      • The front of a dim sum restaurant has a long steam tray covered with stacks of bamboo baskets containing all kinds of delicious treats.
      • All six floors of the building are packed with books and shoppers, pushing trolleys and carrying baskets.
      • He didn't do much preparation either, and ended up packing all his dirty clothes - basically by emptying the laundry basket into his suitcase.
      • In these homes there is never more than a couple of mugs on the draining board, the ironing basket never contains more than three garments and the car keys are never lost.
      • Also on display are wire baskets and baskets with beadwork incorporated into their weave.
      • For more open containers, like a wire basket, line it with moss purchased at a craft store or garden center.
      • When partially inflated, the air is heated by a burner and the envelope rises above the basket.
      • The heated air that lifts the balloon comes from a hydrocarbon gas burner attached above the basket.
      • Explore beautiful Colorado from the basket of a hot air balloon.
      • Our balloon baskets are divided into compartments for your safety, and there will usually be three or four passengers in any one compartment.
      • Cameras are allowed in the balloon basket at participants' own risk.

    • 1.2(quantity)

      canasta feminine Latin America
      cesta feminine Spain
      • However, the central bank persisted in pegging the baht to a basket of currencies in which the dollar had 80 per cent influence.
      • Now it is possible that in the first six months of next year, they move to an exchange rate that is tied to a basket of currencies.
      • Consequently, he is advising investors to buy a basket of commodities such as copper, sugar, cotton, corn and crude oil.
      • The index, compiled from a basket of 13 hedge funds, has risen by 13.8 per cent this year.
      • They are usually invested in a basket of stocks, bonds, property and cash.

    • 1.3Finance

      basket of currencies canasta de divisas

  • 2

    (in basketball)
    • 2.1(goal)

      canasta feminine
      cesto masculine
      • They almost won, even though they only scored 2 real baskets the whole game.
      • We went out and scored the first basket in the second half and couldn't continue the pace.
      • Many of his title game baskets were scored after setting up deep in the low post.
      • It takes him another minute to finally score a basket - a 20-foot jump shot that rattles off the back iron and falls in.
      • We did score a few baskets, but the game was mostly one sided.

    • 2.2(score)

      canasta feminine
      enceste masculine

  • 3US slang

    (male genitals)
    paquete masculine informal
  • 4British informal, euphemistic

    hijo de su madre masculine informal, euphemistic
    hija de su madre feminine informal, euphemistic