Associations to the word «Court»


COURT, noun. An enclosed space; a courtyard; an uncovered area shut in by the walls of a building, or by different building; also, a space opening from a street and nearly surrounded by houses; a blind alley.
COURT, noun. (US) (Australia) A street with no outlet, a cul-de-sac.
COURT, noun. (social) Royal society.
COURT, noun. The residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary; a palace.
COURT, noun. The collective body of persons composing the retinue of a sovereign or person high in authority; all the surroundings of a sovereign in his regal state.
COURT, noun. Any formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign.
COURT, noun. Attention directed to a person in power; conduct or address designed to gain favor; courtliness of manners; civility; compliment; flattery.
COURT, noun. (social) The administration of law.
COURT, noun. The hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered.
COURT, noun. The persons officially assembled under authority of law, at the appropriate time and place, for the administration of justice; an official assembly, legally met together for the transaction of judicial business; a judge or judges sitting for the hearing or trial of causes.
COURT, noun. A tribunal established for the administration of justice.
COURT, noun. The judge or judges; as distinguished from the counsel or jury, or both.
COURT, noun. The session of a judicial assembly.
COURT, noun. Any jurisdiction, civil, military, or ecclesiastical.
COURT, noun. (sports) A place arranged for playing the games of tennis, basketball, squash, badminton, volleyball and some other games; also, one of the divisions of a tennis court.
COURT, verb. (transitive) To seek to achieve or win.
COURT, verb. (transitive) To risk (a consequence, usually negative).
COURT, verb. (transitive) To try to win a commitment to marry from.
COURT, verb. (transitive) To engage in behavior leading to mating.
COURT, verb. (transitive) To attempt to attract.
COURT, verb. (transitive) To attempt to gain alliance with.
COURT, verb. (intransitive) To engage in activities intended to win someone's affections.
COURT, verb. (intransitive) To engage in courtship behavior.
COURT, verb. (transitive) To invite by attractions; to allure; to attract.
COURT, proper noun. (US) An abbreviated term of respect for any court ("the Court").
COURT, proper noun. A surname​ for someone who worked or lived in a court.
COURT APPEARANCE, noun. An event in which a person who has been charged with a crime or named as a party to a lawsuit appears in court, either in person or through an attorney.
COURT APPEARANCES, noun. Plural of court appearance
COURT BARON, noun. A form of manorial court that administered the common law for free tenants
COURT BOUILLON, noun. A seasoned, aromatic liquid, such as a mixture of water with wine or vinegar and spices and vegetables, used for poaching fish, meat, seafood, or vegetables.
COURT CARD, noun. (card games) A king, queen, or jack/knave card in a standard deck of playing cards.
COURT CARD, noun. (chiefly UK) (historical) (deltiology) A postcard measuring approximately 4·75″ × 3·5″, in use mainly in the United Kingdom circa 1894–1902.
COURT CARDS, noun. Plural of court card
COURT CIRCULAR, noun. (UK) An official record that lists the engagements carried out by the monarch and Royal Family of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms, and appointments to their staff and to the court.
COURT CIRCULARS, noun. Plural of court circular
COURT COSTS, noun. (legal): Expenses other than attorney's fees associated with the prosecution or defense of a lawsuit for which, in some jurisdictions, the prevailing party may demand repayment.
COURT CUSTOMARY, noun. A form of manorial court for unfree tenants or villeins
COURT FEE, noun. (philately) Adhesive stamps, attached to court papers to pay fees. Previously common in India and now popular with collectors.
COURT FEE, noun. A fee paid purportedly to cover administrative costs, at the start of each new court filing.
COURT FEES, noun. Plural of court fee
COURT GUIDE, noun. (historical) A directory of the names and addresses of the nobility and gentry in a town.
COURT IN BANC, noun. The full court sitting at its regular terms for the hearing of arguments upon questions of law, as distinguished from a sitting at nisi prius.
COURT IN BANK, noun. Alternative form of court in banc
COURT JESTER, noun. A person in colorful garb and fool's cap who amused a medieval and early modern royal or noble court.
COURT JESTERS, noun. Plural of court jester
COURT MARSHAL, noun. Misspelling of court martial.
COURT MARSHAL, verb. Misspelling of court martial.
COURT MARTIAL, noun. A court where cases of military law are heard.
COURT MARTIAL, verb. To bring court martial proceedings against someone.
COURT MARTIALED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of court martial
COURT MARTIALING, verb. Present participle of court martial
COURT MARTIALLED, verb. Simple past tense and past participle of court martial
COURT MARTIALLING, verb. Present participle of court martial
COURT MARTIALS, verb. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of court martial
COURT OF APPEAL, noun. (legal) appellate court
COURT OF APPEALS, noun. (legal) appellate court
COURT OF CASSATION, noun. (legal) In many legal systems, the highest court of appeal.
COURT OF EQUITY, noun. (archaic) A court empowered to provide only equitable relief, but not to make rulings on questions of law, nor to award monetary damages.
COURT OF LAST RESORT, noun. (legal) The final court of appeal in a jurisdiction; a supreme court.
COURT OF LAW, noun. A court presided over by a judge which is empowered to decide all aspects of legal disputes.
COURT OF LAW, noun. (archaic) A court which was empowered to decide questions of law and award monetary damages, but could not provide equitable relief, which was reserved for a court of equity.
COURT OF RECORD, noun. (legal) A trial court in which a clerk or reporter takes down a record of proceedings, which is preserved at least long enough for all appeals to be exhausted, or for some further period of time provided by law.
COURT ORDER, noun. (legal) A written command, issued by a judge, requiring whomever it is served upon to do whatever the order says, under penalty of being held in contempt of court.
COURT ORDERS, noun. Plural of court order
COURT PLASTER, noun. Sticking plaster made by coating taffeta or silk on one side with some adhesive substance, commonly a mixture of isinglass and glycerine
COURT PLASTERS, noun. Plural of court plaster
COURT POOR BOX, noun. System used informally in lower Irish courts, where a defendant can be directed to make a donation to charity in lieu of conviction.
COURT REPORTER, noun. A person whose occupation is to transcribe spoken or recorded speech into written form, typically using a stenotype or stenomask to produce official transcripts of court hearings, depositions and other official proceedings.
COURT REPORTERS, noun. Plural of court reporter
COURT SENSE, noun. (basketball) A player's knowledge of all that is occurring in the game.
COURT SHOE, noun. A shoe with no fastening and a low-cut front, worn by men with formal dress such as court dress or white tie, but now usually by women.
COURT SHOES, noun. Plural of court shoe
COURT TENNIS, noun. Real tennis

Dictionary definition

COURT, noun. An assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business.
COURT, noun. A room in which a lawcourt sits; "television cameras were admitted in the courtroom".
COURT, noun. The sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state.
COURT, noun. A specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played; "players had to reserve a court in advance".
COURT, noun. Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947).
COURT, noun. The family and retinue of a sovereign or prince.
COURT, noun. A hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area.
COURT, noun. A tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws.
COURT, noun. The residence of a sovereign or nobleman; "the king will visit the duke's court".
COURT, noun. An area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings; "the house was built around an inner court".
COURT, noun. Respectful deference; "pay court to the emperor".
COURT, verb. Make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary".
COURT, verb. Seek someone's favor; "China is wooing Russia".
COURT, verb. Engage in social activities leading to marriage; "We were courting for over ten years".

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