course

  • 1 course — [ kurs ] n. f. • 1553; corse 1213; forme fém. de cours, d apr. it. corsa I ♦ 1 ♦ Action de courir; mode de locomotion dans lequel les phases d appui unilatéral sont séparées par un intervalle. ⇒ courir. Une course rapide. ⇒ galopade. Au pas de… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 course — [kɔːs ǁ kɔːrs] noun [countable] especially BrE a series of classes or studies in a particular subject: • a one year journalism course correˈspondence ˌcourse a course in which the student works at home and sends completed work to their teacher by …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 course — 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. Prendre les lièvres, les chevreuils à la course. Les courses des Jeux Olympiques, etc. La course des… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 4 course — Course. s. f. v. Action, mouvement de celuy qui court. Course legere. longue course. course penible. il est leger à la course. viste à la course. prendre les liévres, les chevreuils à la course. les courses des jeux olympiques &c. la course des… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 5 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

  • 6 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… …

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  • 7 course — Course, f. penac. Est tant l acte hastif du Courier, Cursus. comme, Il est venu à grande course de cheval, AEqui cursu agitato aduolauit, que pour l espace et longitude du lieu où il a esté couru, comme, La course est longue et grande, Curriculum …

    Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • 8 course — I noun act, act of pursuing, action, activity, advance, approach, arrangment, attack, campaign, completion, conduct, customary manner of procedure, delivery, design, direction, effectuation, effort, employment, endeavor, evolution, execution,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 9 course — [kôrs] n. [ME cours & Fr course, both < OFr cours < L cursus, pp. of currere, to run: see CURRENT] 1. an onward movement; going on from one point to the next; progress 2. the progress or duration of time [in the course of a week] 3. a way,… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 course — ► NOUN 1) a direction followed or intended: the aircraft changed course. 2) the way in which something progresses or develops: the course of history. 3) a procedure adopted to deal with a situation. 4) a dish forming one of the successive parts… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 course — late 13c., onward movement, from O.Fr. cors (12c.) course; run, running; flow of a river, from L. cursus a running race or course, from curs pp. stem of currere to run (see CURRENT (Cf. current)). Most extended senses (meals, etc.) are present in …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 12 course — [n1] progress, advance advancement, chain, channels, consecution, continuity, development, flow, furtherance, line, manner, march, movement, order, plan, policy, polity, procedure, program, progression, red tape*, row, scheme, sequel, sequence,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 Course — 〈[kɔ:s] m.; , s [ sız]; Sp.; Golf〉 Golfbahn [engl., „Strecke, Rennbahn“] * * * Course   [kɔːs; englisch eigentlich »Lauf«, »Weg«] der, / s, Sport: 1) englische Bezeichnung für …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 14 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

  • 15 course — kō(ə)rs, kȯ(ə)rs n 1) the series of events or stages comprising a natural process <the course of a disease> 2) a series of doses or medications administered over a designated period <a course of three doses daily for five days> …

    Medical dictionary

  • 16 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

  • 17 Course — [kɔ:s] der; , s [...siz] <aus gleichbed. engl. course, eigtl. »Lauf«, dies über gleichbed. fr. cours aus lat. cursus> Golfplatz …

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  • 18 course — see of course …

    Modern English usage

  • 19 Course — 〈[kɔ:s] m.; Gen.: , Pl.: s [ sız]; Sport; Golf〉 Golfbahn [Etym.: engl., »Strecke, Rennbahn«] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

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

    New Dictionary of Synonyms


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