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Noun hoop has 4 senses
  1. hoop - a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
    --1 is a kind of
    skeleton, skeletal frame, frame, underframe
    --1 is a part of hoopskirt, crinoline
    --1 has particulars: farthingale; pannier
  2. hoop, ring - 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"
    --2 is a kind of band
    --2 is a part of wagon wheel; barrel, cask
    --2 has particulars:
     carabiner, karabiner, snap ring; curtain ring; key ring; napkin ring; nose ring; rim; rim; tire, tyre; towel ring
    Derived form: verb hoop1
  3. wicket, hoop - a small arch used as croquet equipment
    --3 is a kind of croquet equipment
  4. basket, basketball hoop, hoop - horizontal hoop with a net through which players try to throw the basketball
    --4 is a kind of goal; basketball equipment
Verb hoop has 1 sense
  1. hoop - bind or fasten with a hoop; "hoop vats"
    --1 is one way to
    gird, encircle
    Derived form: noun hoop2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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