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Definitions of coach

  1. a railcar where passengers ride
  2. drive a coach
  3. a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
  4. a person who gives private instruction ( as in singing or acting)
  5. teach and supervise ( someone); act as a trainer or coach ( to), as in sports; " He is training our Olympic team"; " She is coaching the crew"
  6. A large, closed, four- wheeled carriage, having doors in the sides, and generally a front and back seat inside, each for two persons, and an elevated outside seat in front for the driver.
  7. A special tutor who assists in preparing a student for examination; a trainer; esp. one who trains a boat's crew for a race.
  8. A cabin on the after part of the quarter- deck, usually occupied by the captain.
  9. A first- class passenger car, as distinguished from a drawing- room car, sleeping car, etc. It is sometimes loosely applied to any passenger car.
  10. To convey in a coach.
  11. To prepare for public examination by private instruction; to train by special instruction.
  12. To drive or to ride in a coach; - sometimes used with
  13. A large, covered, four- wheeled public or private carriage; colloquially, a tutor who especially prepares another for an examination or an athletic contest; a passenger car.
  14. Colloquially, to instruct or train for an examination or contest.
  15. A large, close, four- wheeled carriage.
  16. To carry in a coach: in American sports, to train before or direct during a contest.
  17. A large four- wheeled carriage.
  18. To tutor or train; study with a tutor or trainer.
  19. A large close carriage.
  20. A tutor; trainer.
  21. A close four- wheeled double- seated vehicle or carriage; an apartment in a large ship of war under the poop; a tutor to prepare for an examination.
  22. To carry in a coach; to prepare for an examination.
  23. To ride in a coach.
  24. To travel in a coach.
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Usage examples for coach

  1. I was entering a golden coach. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Everybody who is anybody, I mean all the girls, want to go on his coach. – That Fortune by Charles Dudley Warner Last Updated: February 22, 2009
  3. He is Pierrot's coach. – Bijou by Gyp
  4. But even if I could have thought of anything to say I had no time to say it in, for there came an interruption which ended my embarrassment; a horn sounded loudly, and every soul in Sendennis knew that the coach was in. – Marjorie by Justin Huntly McCarthy
  5. Mr. Bays had gone to Indianapolis with Williams, and returned on Thursday's coach, having failed to raise the three thousand dollars. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  6. It was well indeed that I did not linger, for, having come to the Manor at my best speed, I found my lord's coach already at the door and himself in cloak and hat about to step into it. – Simon Dale by Anthony Hope
  7. And what coach is it? – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  8. He won't need to practice that very often, Mr. Wolgast," called coach. – Dave Darrin's Fourth Year at Annapolis by H. Irving Hancock
  9. She has now a smart coach and Royal liveries. – The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope v. I. by A. M. W. Stirling (compiler)
  10. I don't mean a carriage, but a man who can coach, after the English school system. – In the Courts of Memory 1858-1875. by L. de Hegermann-Lindencrone
  11. " He is a bold man," I heard one say, and a woman answer, " Aye, and a handsome," ere the heavy coach rolled out of the arch. – Helmet of Navarre by Bertha Runkle
  12. And I got up behind the coach to eat mine, because she told me to. – Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
  13. " Yes," answered the coach. – The New Boy at Hilltop by Ralph Henry Barbour
  14. Nick had promised to coach the boys at cricket practice that day, and Olga departed with a slight feeling of uneasiness and a determination to return as early as possible. – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  15. There's a coach of some sort following on behind. – Arms and the Woman by Harold MacGrath
  16. For me, I confess that if I could not bear the coach, I would take a staff and follow her on foot." – Rousseau Volumes I. and II. by John Morley
  17. Got down to walk, and the coach got away from you, Jack, eh? – In the Carquinez Woods by Bret Harte
  18. " The coach is ready, sir," said the servant, behind. – From-Twice-Told-Tales by Hawthorne, Nathaniel
  19. " Everyone's got his hands full right now, you see, and there's no one to coach you much. – Left End Edwards by Ralph Henry Barbour
  20. By and by he saw a white man, with a dog, enter the rear coach. – The Marrow of Tradition by Charles W. Chesnutt
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