Read the dictionary definition of hoop. All definitions for this word.
1. horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball
2. a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
1. there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse
3. a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
4. a small arch used as croquet equipment
5. bind or fasten with a hoop
1. hoop vats