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COURSE





Definition:

  1. [adverb] as might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"
    Synonyms: naturally, of

  2. [noun] education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
    Synonyms: of study, of instruction, class

  3. [noun] a connected series of events or actions or developments; "the government took a firm course"; "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
    Synonyms: line

  4. [noun] facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport; "the course had only nine holes"; "the course was less than a mile"

  5. [noun] 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"
    Synonyms: of action

  6. [noun] a line or route along which something travels or moves; "the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an animal"; "the course of the river"
    Synonyms: path, track

  7. [noun] general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"
    Synonyms: trend

  8. [noun] part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal"

  9. [noun] (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks"
    Synonyms: row

  10. [verb] move swiftly through or over; "ships coursing the Atlantic"

  11. [verb] move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
    Synonyms: run, flow, feed

  12. [verb] hunt with hounds; "He often courses hares"

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