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course

 
Adverbial course has 1 sense
  1. naturally, of course, course - as might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"
Noun course has 8 senses
  1. course, course of study, course of instruction, class - education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
    --1 is a kind of education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity
    --1 has parts:
     coursework; lesson; lecture, lecturing; course session, class period, recitation
    --1 has particulars:
     adult education; art class; childbirth-preparation class; correspondence course; course of lectures; extension course; home study; industrial arts; orientation course, orientation; propaedeutic, propaedeutics; refresher course, refresher; seminar; shop class, shop; workshop
  2. course, line - 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"
    --2 is a kind of series
    --2 has particulars: stream, flow, current
  3. course - 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"
    --3 is a kind of
    facility, installation
    --3 has particulars:
     golf course, golf links, links; racetrack, racecourse, raceway, track
  4. course, course of action - 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"
    --4 is a kind of action
    --4 has particulars: blind alley; collision course; way, path, way of life
  5. path, track, course - 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"
    --5 is a kind of line
    --5 has particulars:
     collision course; inside track; round; steps; swath, belt; trail
    Derived form: verb course1
  6. course, trend - general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"
    --6 is a kind of direction, way
    Derived form: verb course2
  7. course - part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal"
    --7 is a kind of
    nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals
    --7 is a part of meal, repast
    --7 has particulars:
     entree, main course; appetizer, appetiser, starter; dessert, sweet, afters; pudding, pud
  8. course, row - (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks"
    --8 is a kind of layer, bed
    --8 is a part of wall
    --8 has particulars: damp-proof course, damp course; row of bricks
Verb course has 3 senses
  1. course - move swiftly through or over; "ships coursing the Atlantic"
    --1 is one way to
    traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
    Derived form: noun course5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  2. run, flow, feed, course - move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
    --2 is one way to move
    Derived form: noun course6
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  3. course - hunt with hounds; "He often courses hares"
    --3 is one way to
    hunt, run, hunt down, track down
    Derived form: noun coursing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
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