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1. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings.

Synonyms

  • teaching
  • childbirth-preparation class
  • lecturing
  • recitation
  • propaedeutics
  • seminar
  • lecture
  • workshop
  • elective
  • class period
  • course of study
  • shop class
  • propaedeutic
  • directed study
  • coursework
  • course of lectures
  • required course
  • didactics
  • elective course
  • orientation course
  • lesson
  • course session
  • education
  • class
  • educational activity
  • orientation
  • extension course
  • instruction
  • home study
  • pedagogy
  • art class
  • correspondence course
  • industrial arts
  • refresher course
  • refresher
  • shop
  • adult education

Antonyms

  • orthodoxy
  • unorthodoxy
  • horizontal
  • vertical

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Course

  • reinforce
  • gift-horse
  • remorse
  • perforce
  • outsource
  • laforce
  • ensource
  • enforce
  • endorse
  • divorce
  • vorce
  • source
  • sorce
  • nourse
  • norse
  • morss
  • morse
  • horse
  • hoarse
  • fourths
  • forse
  • force
  • corse
  • coarse
  • bourse
  • borse

How do you pronounce course?

Pronounce course as kɔrs.

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Example sentences of the word course


1. Noun, singular or mass
Replace the Bahia grass with new grass seed of your choice once the weed killer has run its course.

Quotes containing the word course


1. Of course it is happening inside your head, Harry, but why on earth should that mean that it is not real?
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

2. The trouble with having an open mind, of course, is that people will insist on coming along and trying to put things in it.
- Terry Pratchett, Diggers

3. The course of true love never did run smooth.
- William Shakespeare

2. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] a connected series of events or actions or developments.

Synonyms

  • flow
  • line
  • current
  • stream

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • denitrify
  • deprive
  • chromatic

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

3. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] general line of orientation.

Synonyms

  • direction
  • way

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • unearned run
  • earned run

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

4. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] a mode of action.

Synonyms

  • blind alley
  • action
  • way of life
  • course of action
  • way
  • collision course

Antonyms

  • obligatory
  • succeeding
  • inexperience
  • unenlightenment

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

5. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] a line or route along which something travels or moves.

Synonyms

  • steps
  • swath
  • belt
  • trail
  • path
  • track
  • line
  • round
  • collision course

Antonyms

  • confine
  • fail
  • stay in place
  • idle

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

6. course

adverb. ['ˈkɔrs'] as might be expected.

Synonyms

  • naturally

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • praise

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

7. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport.

Synonyms

  • racecourse
  • links course
  • facility
  • track
  • raceway
  • golf course
  • installation

Antonyms

  • sell
  • high tide
  • low tide
  • flood tide

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

8. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] (construction) a layer of masonry.

Synonyms

  • row of bricks
  • wall
  • damp course
  • row
  • layer
  • damp-proof course

Antonyms

  • underspend
  • recuperate
  • conserve
  • providence

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

9. course

noun. ['ˈkɔrs'] a body of students who are taught together.

Synonyms

  • grade
  • class
  • assemblage
  • section
  • master class
  • discussion section
  • form

Antonyms

  • good luck
  • nonworker
  • breastfeed
  • starve

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)

10. course

verb. ['ˈkɔrs'] move along, of liquids.

Synonyms

  • tide
  • waste
  • eddy
  • run down
  • ooze
  • run out
  • whirlpool
  • gutter
  • feed
  • jet
  • drain
  • trickle
  • spill
  • run
  • whirl
  • surge
  • gush
  • move
  • purl
  • flush
  • filter
  • swirl
  • run off
  • circulate
  • dribble
  • stream
  • pour
  • flow
  • well out

Antonyms

  • ebb
  • decrease
  • criticize
  • descend

Etymology

  • cours (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • cursus (Latin)
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