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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 Main Course

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

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. main

adjective. ['ˈmeɪn'] most important element.

Synonyms

  • important
  • primary
  • of import
  • master
  • principal

Antonyms

  • noble
  • incidental
  • genuine
  • legitimate

Etymology

  • main (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. main

noun. ['ˈmeɪn'] a principal pipe in a system that distributes water or gas or electricity or that collects sewage.

Synonyms

  • pipe
  • infrastructure
  • sewer main
  • sewer line
  • gas main
  • water main
  • pipage
  • electric main
  • piping

Antonyms

  • past
  • fresh
  • soft water
  • fresh water

Etymology

  • main (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. main

adjective. ['ˈmeɪn'] of force; of the greatest possible intensity.

Antonyms

  • right

Etymology

  • main (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • mægen (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

Example sentences of the word main-course


1. Noun Phrase
The main course, or aiklon, was always black broth with a small serving of boiled pig's leg, but aiklon was often followed by a second course called epaiklon.

2. Noun Phrase
People in many European countries eat rabbit regularly, and rabbit is sometimes served as the main course for holidays or special occasions.

3. Noun Phrase
And a separate study published in Appetite finds that eating a low-calorie salad before (instead of with) the main course may boost veggie intake by 23 percent!

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