Meaning Of Course

Meaning Of Course

Noun: course

Education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings

Example 1: “he took a course in basket weaving”

A connected series of events, actions or developments

Example 2: “the government took a firm course”

General line of orientation

Example 3: “the river takes a southern course”

A mode of action

Example 4: “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”

A line or route along which something travels or moves

Example 5: “the course of the river”

A body of students who are taught together

Example 6: “early morning courses are always sleepy”

Part of a meal served at one time

Example 7: “she prepared a three course meal”

(construction) a layer of masonry

Example 8: “a course of bricks”

Facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport

Example 9: “the course had only nine holes”; “the course was less than a mile”

Adverb: course

As might be expected

Example 1: “course, the lawyer sent us a huge bill”

Verb : Course

Move swiftly through or over

Example 1: “ships coursing the Atlantic”

Move along, of liquids

Example 2: “Water coursed into the cave”

(game) hunt with hounds

Example 3: “He often courses hares”


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