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    course - Dictionary definition and meaning for word course

    Definition
    (noun) education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
    Example Sentence
    • he took a course in basket weaving
    • flirting is not unknown in college classes
    Definition
    (noun) a connected series of events or actions or developments
    Synonyms : line
    Example Sentence
    • the government took a firm course
    • historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available
    Definition
    (noun) general line of orientation
    Synonyms : trend
    Example Sentence
    • the river takes a southern course
    • the northeastern trend of the coast
    Definition
    (noun) a mode of action
    Synonyms : course of action
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) a line or route along which something travels or moves
    Synonyms : path , track
    Example Sentence
    • the hurricane demolished houses in its path
    • the track of an animal
    • the course of the river
    Definition
    (noun) a body of students who are taught together
    Synonyms : class , form , grade
    Example Sentence
    • early morning classes are always sleepy
    Definition
    (noun) part of a meal served at one time
    Example Sentence
    • she prepared a three course meal
    Definition
    (noun) (construction) a layer of masonry
    Synonyms : row
    Example Sentence
    • a course of bricks
    Definition
    (noun) facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport
    Example Sentence
    • the course had only nine holes
    • the course was less than a mile
    Definition
    (verb) move swiftly through or over
    Example Sentence
    • ships coursing the Atlantic
    Definition
    (verb) move along, of liquids
    Synonyms : feed , flow , run
    Example Sentence
    • Water flowed into the cave
    • the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi
    Definition
    (verb) hunt with hounds
    Example Sentence
    • He often courses hares
    Definition
    (adv) as might be expected
    Synonyms : naturally , of course
    Example Sentence
    • naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill
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