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    court - Dictionary definition and meaning for word court

    Definition
    (noun) an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    Synonyms : judicature , tribunal
    Definition
    (noun) a room in which a lawcourt sits
    Synonyms : courtroom
    Example Sentence
    • television cameras were admitted in the courtroom
    Definition
    (noun) the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state
    Synonyms : royal court
    Definition
    (noun) a specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played
    Example Sentence
    • players had to reserve a court in advance
    Definition
    (noun) Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
    Synonyms : margaret court
    Definition
    (noun) the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince
    Synonyms : royal court
    Definition
    (noun) a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area Definition
    (noun) a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws Definition
    (noun) the residence of a sovereign or nobleman
    Example Sentence
    • the king will visit the duke's court
    Definition
    (noun) an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings
    Synonyms : courtyard
    Example Sentence
    • the house was built around an inner court
    Definition
    (noun) respectful deference
    Synonyms : homage
    Example Sentence
    • pay court to the emperor
    Definition
    (verb) make amorous advances towards
    Synonyms : romance , solicit , woo
    Example Sentence
    • John is courting Mary
    Definition
    (verb) seek someone's favor
    Synonyms : woo
    Example Sentence
    • China is wooing Russia
    Definition
    (verb) engage in social activities leading to marriage
    Example Sentence
    • We were courting for over ten years
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for court

COuRTING--to attract a mate)--I went to the court, not to see the case but to attract a mate...:)

COURTEOUS

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