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  Words related to course

Related / Similar Words: course of action, course of study, course of instruction, class, row, line, trend, path, track, run, flow, feed, naturally, of course

 

Definition:
  • 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";
  • education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes";
  • 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";
  • (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks";
  • part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal";
  • 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";
  • general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast";
  • 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";
  • hunt with hounds; "He often courses hares";
  • move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi";
  • move swiftly through or over; "ships coursing the Atlantic";
  • as might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill";

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    See Also: be due, flow from, overflow, overrun, well over, run over, brim over

     

    Hyponyms: blind alley, collision course, way, path, way of life, 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, golf course, golf links, links, racetrack, racecourse, raceway, track, damp-proof course, damp course, row of bricks, entree, main course, appetizer, appetiser, starter, dessert, sweet, afters, pudding, pud, stream, flow, current, inside track, round, steps, swath, belt, trail, flush, jet, gush, tide, surge, circulate, eddy, purl, whirlpool, swirl, whirl, waste, run off, run down, pour, spill, run out, well out, trickle, dribble, filter, drain, seep, ooze, gutter

     

    Part Meronyms: wall, meal, repast

     

    Derivational Morphology: swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut, run, flow, feed, traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across, coursing, stream, flow rate, rate of flow, flowing, rivulet, rill, runnel, streamlet, discharge, outpouring, path

     

    Anagrams: source, Crouse, cerous

     

    Language Translations:
    Danish: kursus   Dutch: cursus  
    Finnish: kurssi   French: cours  
    German: Kurs   Italian: corso  
    Norwegian: kurs   Slovenian: tečaj  
    Spanish: curso   Swedish: kurs  
     
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