Meaning of NET in English

NET

n.

Function: transitive verb

Inflected Form: net · ted ; net · ting

Date: 1593

1 : to cover or enclose with or as if with a net

2 : to catch in or as if in a net

3 : to cover with or as if with a network

4 a : to hit (a ball) into the net for the loss of a point in a racket game b : to hit (a ball or puck) into the goal for a score (as in hockey or soccer) also : to score (a point or goal) by netting a ball or puck

– net · ter noun

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