course


course
course n *way, route, passage, pass, artery
Analogous words: circuit (see CIRCUMFERENCE): orbit, scope (see RANGE n): drift, trend, *tendency: procedure, *process

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  • Course — (k[=o]rs), n. [F. cours, course, L. cursus, fr. currere to run. See {Current}.] 1. The act of moving from one point to another; progress; passage. [1913 Webster] And when we had finished our course from Tyre, we came to Ptolemais. Acts xxi. 7.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Course — can refer to: Course (navigation), the path of travel Course (sail), the principal sail on a mast of a sailing vessel Course (education), in the United States, a unit of instruction in one subject, lasting one academic term Course Atlas… …   Wikipedia

  • Course — Course, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coursed} (k?rst)); p. pr. & vb. n. {Coursing}.] 1. To run, hunt, or chase after; to follow hard upon; to pursue. [1913 Webster] We coursed him at the heels. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To cause to chase after or pursue… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Course — Course, 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. [1913 Webster] 2. To move with speed; to race; as, the blood courses through the veins. Shak. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • COURSE — s. f. Action, mouvement de celui qui court. Course légère. Longue course. Course pénible. Il est léger à la course, vite à la course. Aller au pas de course. Prendre les lièvres, les chevreuils à la course. Les courses des jeux Olympiques, etc.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • COURSE — n. f. Action de courir, mouvement de celui qui court. Longue course. Prendre sa course, fournir une course ralentir sa course. Il a gagné, remporté le prix à la course, le prix de la course. Il se dit aussi, en Poésie et dans le style soutenu, du …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Course — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. « Courir » redirige ici. Pour la chaîne de magasins française, voir Courir (chaîne de magasins) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • course — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French curs, course, from Latin cursus, from currere to run more at car Date: 14th century 1. the act or action of moving in a path from point to point 2. the path over which something moves or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • course — See: IN DUE COURSE, MATTER OF COURSE, OF COURSE, PAR FOR THE COURSE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • course — See: IN DUE COURSE, MATTER OF COURSE, OF COURSE, PAR FOR THE COURSE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • course — The intended direction of movement in the horizontal plane …   Military dictionary


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