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Definitions of course

  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 Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2. education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. a mode of action; "if you persist in that course you will surely fail" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. as might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. 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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  12. hunt with hounds; "He often courses hares" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  13. move swiftly through or over; "ships coursing the Atlantic" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  14. The act of moving from one point to another; progress; passage. Newage Dictionary DB
  15. The ground or path traversed; track; way. Newage Dictionary DB
  16. Motion, considered as to its general or resultant direction or to its goal; line progress or advance. Newage Dictionary DB
  17. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  18. Motion considered with reference to manner; or derly progress; procedure in a certain line of thought or action; as, the course of an argument. Newage Dictionary DB
  19. Customary or established sequence of events; recurrence of events according to natural laws. Newage Dictionary DB
  20. Method of procedure; manner or way of conducting; conduct; behavior. Newage Dictionary DB
  21. 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. Newage Dictionary DB
  22. The succession of one to another in office or duty; order; turn. Newage Dictionary DB
  23. That part of a meal served at one time, with its accompaniments. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. A continuous level range of brick or stones of the same height throughout the face or faces of a building. Newage Dictionary DB
  25. The lowest sail on any mast of a square-rigged vessel; as, the fore course, main course, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  26. To run, hunt, or chase after; to follow hard upon; to pursue. Newage Dictionary DB
  27. To cause to chase after or pursue game; as, to course greyhounds after deer. Newage Dictionary DB
  28. To run through or over. Newage Dictionary DB
  29. To run as in a race, or in hunting; to pursue the sport of coursing; as, the sportsmen coursed over the flats of Lancashire. Newage Dictionary DB
  30. To move with speed; to race; as, the blood courses through the veins. Newage Dictionary DB
  31. 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. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  32. To pursue with dogs; to run through or over. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  33. To pursue game with dogs. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  34. The act of running: the road or track on which one runs: the direction pursued: a voyage: a race: regular progress from point to point: method of procedure: conduct: a part of a meal served at one time. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  35. To run, chase, or hunt after. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  36. To move with speed as in a race or hunt. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  37. Act of running; track; path pursued; career; voyage or race; progress; method; service of food. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  38. To chase or run after. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  39. To run swiftly. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  40. To run, or cause to run; hunt; chase. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  41. The act of moving onward; path; direction; series or sequence, as of events; career; line of conduct; portion of a meal served at once; a row or layer. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  42. The act of running; a race; a career; a current; the line or direction of motion: the route; voyage; ground on which a race is run; the progress of anything; method of procedure; succession; a methodical series; conduct; act of running in the lists; any regular series; service of meat; a continued range of stones or bricks, level or of the same height, throughout the whole length of the building. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  43. To hunt; to pursue; to cause to run; to run through or over. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  44. To run; to move about, as, the blood courses. Of course, by consequence; without special direction. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  45. A career; a race; the ground on which the race is run; generally a passing, moving, or motion forward within limits; the progress of anything; usual manner; order of procedure; way of life or conduct; natural bent; the dishes set on table at one time; elements of an art or science exhibited and explained in a series of lessons or lectures, as a course of chemistry; a continued range of stone's or bricks in the wall of a building; the track of a ship. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  46. To hunt; to chase; to run through or over; to move with speed. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  47. k[=o]rs, n. the act of running: the road or tract on which one runs: the direction pursued: a voyage: a race: regular progress from point to point: habitual method of procedure: a prescribed series, as of lectures, &c.: each of the successive divisions of a meal, as dinner: conduct: a range of bricks or stones on the same level in building: (naut.) one of the sails bent to a ship's lower yards, as the main-sail, called the main-course, the fore-sail or fore-course, and the cross-jack or mizzen-course: (pl.) the menses.--v.t. to run, chase, or hunt after.--v.i. to move with speed, as in a race or hunt.--ns. COURS'ER, a runner: a swift horse: one who courses or hunts; COURS'ING, hunting with greyhounds; COURS'ING-JOINT, a joint between two courses of masonry.--IN COURSE, in regular order: (coll.) of course; OF COURSE, by natural consequence, or by settled rule. [Fr. cours--L. cursus, from curr[)e]re, cursum, to run.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  48. Onward movement; pursuit of game esp. hares with (grey)hounds; direction taken, as hold, take, change, one\'s c., ship\'s c., a dangerous c. (line of conduct), c. of events, c. of nature (ordinary procedure); (pl.) evil cc. (behaviour); ground on which race is run (also race-c.); channel in which water flows, watercourse; c. of exchange; career; series (of lectures &c.); each of successive divisions of meal; continuous layer of stone &c. in building; (Naut.) fore, main, -c., fore, main, -sail; by c. of, according to ordinary procedure of (law &c.) in due c., in the natural order; of c., naturally; matter of c., natural thing. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  49. Pursue (game, as prec.); run about, run, (esp. of liquids); give (horse) a run; use (hounds) in coursing. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  50. Names of successive cc. as used in menus: potage, soup; poisson, fish; entree (made dishes); releve, remove (the most substantial c., consisting of joint &c.); roti, roast (roast fowl, game, &c.); entremets (dressed vegetables, sweets, &c.); bonne bouche, savoury; dessert. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  51. n. [French] [Latin] A moving forward, or passing from one point to another; -journey; voyage; career; —the line of progress; route; direction; —the ground traversed; path; way; bed of a stream; ground on which a race is run; —the manner of progress; regular series; succession; systematized form of lecturing or teaching; —way of life; conduct; —a service of dishes of one kind at a meal; —a continued level range of stones of the same height throughout the face of a building; —pl. The menstrual flux; —the lower sails of a ship. Cabinet Dictionary
  52. Race, career; passage from place to place; tilt, act of running in the lists; ground on which a race is run; track or line in which a ship sails; sails, means by which the course is performed; order of succession; series of successive and methodical procedure; the elements of an art exhibited and explained in a methodical series; method of life, train of actions; natural bent, uncontrolled will; catamenia; number of dishes set on at once upon the table; empty form. Complete Dictionary

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