Pronunciation: k?rst
n.1.The act of moving from one point to another; progress; passage.
And when we had finished our course from Tyre, we came to Ptolemais.
- Acts xxi. 7.
2.The ground or path traversed; track; way.
The same horse also run the round course at Newmarket.
- Pennant.
3.Motion, considered as to its general or resultant direction or to its goal; line progress or advance.
Westward the course of empire takes its way.
- Berkeley.
4.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.
5.Motion considered with reference to manner; or derly progress; procedure in a certain line of thought or action; as, the course of an argument.
The course of true love never did run smooth.
- Shak.
6.Customary or established sequence of events; recurrence of events according to natural laws.
By course of nature and of law.
- Davies.
7.Method of procedure; manner or way of conducting; conduct; behavior.
By perseverance in the course prescribed.
- Wodsworth.
You hold your course without remorse.
- Tennyson.
8.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.
9.The succession of one to another in office or duty; order; turn.
He appointed . . . the courses of the priests
- 2 Chron. viii. 14.
10.That part of a meal served at one time, with its accompaniments.
11.(Arch.) A continuous level range of brick or stones of the same height throughout the face or faces of a building.
12.(Naut.) The lowest sail on any mast of a square-rigged vessel; as, the fore course, main course, etc.
13.(Physiol.) The menses.
In course
in regular succession.
Of course
by consequence; as a matter of course; in regular or natural order.
In the course of
at same time or times during.
- T. Jefferson.
v. t.1.To run, hunt, or chase after; to follow hard upon; to pursue.
[imp. & p. p. Coursed (k?rst)); p. pr. & vb. n. Coursing.]
2.To cause to chase after or pursue game; as, to course greyhounds after deer.
3.To run through or over.
v. i.1.To run as in a race, or in hunting; to pursue the sport of coursing; as, the sportsmen coursed over the flats of Lancashire.
2.To move with speed; to race; as, the blood courses through the veins.
Noun1.course - education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
2.course - 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"
Synonyms: line
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"
4.course - 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"
5.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"
Synonyms: track, path
6.course - general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"
Synonyms: trend
7.course - part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal"
8.course - (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks"
Synonyms: row
Verb1.course - move swiftly through or over; "ships coursing the Atlantic"
2.course - move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
Synonyms: flow, run, feed
3.course - hunt with hounds; "He often courses hares"
Adv.1.course - as might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"
Synonyms: naturally, of course

COURSE. The direction in which a line runs in surveying.
     2. When there are no monuments, (q.v.) the land must be bounded by the courses and distances mentioned in the patent or deed. 4 Wheat. 444; 3 Pet. 96; 3 Murph. 82; 2 Har. & John. 267; 5 Har. & John. 254. When the lines are actually marked, they must be adhered to, though they vary from the course mentioned in the deeds. 2 Overt. 304; 7 Wheat. 7. 1 See 3 Call, 239 7 Mont. 333. Vide Boundary; Line.

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Translate Course to Spanish, Translate Course to German, Translate Course to French
courbaril copal
coureur de bois
-- Course --
Course Author Language
course catalog
course catalogue
course credit
course of action
course of instruction
course of lectures
course of study
Course of the voyage
Course of trade
course session
Coursed rubble
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