Definitions for course

Definitions for (noun) course

Main entry: course, course of action

Definition: a mode of action

Usage: if you persist in that course you will surely fail; once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place

Main entry: course, course of instruction, course of study, class

Definition: education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings

Usage: he took a course in basket weaving; flirting is not unknown in college classes

Main entry: course

Definition: facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport

Usage: the course had only nine holes; the course was less than a mile

Main entry: course, row

Definition: (construction) a layer of masonry

Usage: a course of bricks

Main entry: course

Definition: part of a meal served at one time

Usage: she prepared a three course meal

Main entry: course, class, grade, form

Definition: a body of students who are taught together

Usage: early morning classes are always sleepy

Main entry: course, line

Definition: a connected series of events or actions or developments

Usage: the government took a firm course; historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available

Main entry: trend, course

Definition: general line of orientation

Usage: the river takes a southern course; the northeastern trend of the coast

Main entry: path, track, course

Definition: a line or route along which something travels or moves

Usage: the hurricane demolished houses in its path; the track of an animal; the course of the river

Definitions for (verb) course

Main entry: course

Definition: hunt with hounds

Usage: He often courses hares

Main entry: flow, feed, course, run

Definition: move along, of liquids

Usage: Water flowed into the cave; the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi

Main entry: course

Definition: move swiftly through or over

Usage: ships coursing the Atlantic

Definitions for (adv) course

Main entry: naturally, of course, course

Definition: as might be expected

Usage: naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill

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