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Course meaning

course - 28 dictionary results

  1. 1. the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; " the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; " a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"-- Hippocrates; " the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"-- Aristotle
  2. 2. a mode of action; " 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"
  3. 3. hunt with hounds; " He often courses hares"
  4. 4. move swiftly through or over; " ships coursing the Atlantic"
  5. 5. The act of moving from one point to another; progress; passage.
  6. 6. The ground or path traversed; track; way.
  7. 7. Motion, considered as to its general or resultant direction or to its goal; line progress or advance.
  8. 8. Progress from point to point without change of direction; any part of a progress from one place to another, which is in a straight line, or on one direction; as, a ship in a long voyage makes many courses; a course measured by a surveyor between two stations; also, a progress without interruption or rest; a heat; as, one course of a race.
  9. 9. Motion considered with reference to manner; or derly progress; procedure in a certain line of thought or action; as, the course of an argument.
  10. 10. Customary or established sequence of events; recurrence of events according to natural laws.
  11. 11. Method of procedure; manner or way of conducting; conduct; behavior.
  12. 12. A series of motions or acts arranged in order; a succession of acts or practices connectedly followed; as, a course of medicine; a course of lectures on chemistry.
  13. 13. The succession of one to another in office or duty; order; turn.
  14. 14. That part of a meal served at one time, with its accompaniments.
  15. 15. A continuous level range of brick or stones of the same height throughout the face or faces of a building.
  16. 16. The lowest sail on any mast of a square- rigged vessel; as, the fore course, main course, etc.
  17. 17. The menses.
  18. 18. To run, hunt, or chase after; to follow hard upon; to pursue.
  19. 19. To cause to chase after or pursue game; as, to course greyhounds after deer.
  20. 20. To run through or over.
  21. 21. To run as in a race, or in hunting; to pursue the sport of coursing; as, the sportsmen coursed over the flats of Lancashire.
  22. 22. To move with speed; to race; as, the blood courses through the veins.
  23. 23. A race; a path or track; progress; career; direction or line of motion; the portion of a meal served at one time; conduct; behavior; the direction in which a ship is steered; a series of acts arranged in order or at stated periods; as, a course of nursing.
  24. 24. To pursue with dogs; to run through or over.
  25. 25. To pursue game with dogs.
  26. 26. Act of running; track; path pursued; career; voyage or race; progress; method; service of food.
  27. 27. To chase or run after.
  28. 28. To run swiftly.

course - examples of usage

  1. Of course he could see nothing. - "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols", William Black.
  2. " Of course, I do," I said. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
  3. Of course he knew it. - "Mrs. Peter Rabbit", Thornton W. Burgess.
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