Associations to the word «Course»


COURSE, noun. A sequence of events.
COURSE, noun. A normal or customary sequence.
COURSE, noun. A programme, a chosen manner of proceeding.
COURSE, noun. Any ordered process or sequence or steps.
COURSE, noun. A learning program, as in a school.
COURSE, noun. (especially in medicine) A treatment plan.
COURSE, noun. A stage of a meal.
COURSE, noun. The succession of one to another in office or duty; order; turn.
COURSE, noun. A path that something or someone moves along.
COURSE, noun. The itinerary of a race.
COURSE, noun. A racecourse.
COURSE, noun. The path taken by a flow of water; a watercourse.
COURSE, noun. (sports) The trajectory of a ball, frisbee etc.
COURSE, noun. (golf) A golf course.
COURSE, noun. (nautical) The direction of movement of a vessel at any given moment.
COURSE, noun. (navigation) The intended passage of voyage, such as a boat, ship, airplane, spaceship, etc.
COURSE, noun. (nautical) The lowest square sail in a fully rigged mast, often named according to the mast.
COURSE, noun. (in the plural) (courses) (obsolete) (euphemistic) Menses.
COURSE, noun. A row or file of objects.
COURSE, noun. (masonry) A row of bricks or blocks.
COURSE, noun. (roofing) A row of material that forms the roofing, waterproofing or flashing system.
COURSE, noun. (textiles) In weft knitting, a single row of loops connecting the loops of the preceding and following rows.
COURSE, noun. (music) A string on a lute.
COURSE, noun. (music) A pair of strings played together in some musical instruments, like the vihuela.
COURSE, verb. To run or flow (especially of liquids and more particularly blood).
COURSE, verb. To run through or over.
COURSE, verb. To pursue by tracking or estimating the course taken by one's prey; to follow or chase after.
COURSE, verb. To cause to chase after or pursue game.
COURSE, adverb. (colloquial) Alternative form of of course
COURSE AUTHORING TOOL, noun. Software designed for creating e-learning courses.
COURSE AUTHORING TOOLS, noun. Plural of course authoring tool
COURSE CREDIT, noun. A unit for measuring the amount of academic studies; exact definition varies by learning institution. Typically, there is a minimum number of course credits required as precondition for graduation.
COURSE OF ACTION, noun. A plan; a set of intended actions, through which one intends to achieve a goal.
COURSE TO STEER, noun. (navigation) The estimated course that a boat should steer in order to arrive at a waypoint, bearing in mind the effects wind and tide will have on the vessel
COURSE WORK, noun. Alternative spelling of coursework

Dictionary definition

COURSE, noun. Education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes".
COURSE, noun. 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".
COURSE, noun. General line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast".
COURSE, noun. 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".
COURSE, noun. 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".
COURSE, noun. A body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy".
COURSE, noun. Part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal".
COURSE, noun. (construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks".
COURSE, noun. 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".
COURSE, verb. Move swiftly through or over; "ships coursing the Atlantic".
COURSE, verb. Move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi".
COURSE, verb. Hunt with hounds; "He often courses hares".
COURSE, adverb. As might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill".

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain