Definition of "Hoop" :
noun: horizontal circular metal hoop supporting a net through which players try to throw the basketball
noun: 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."
noun: a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
noun: a small arch used as croquet equipment
verb: bind or fasten with a hoop