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Definitions of course

  1.   as might be expected; " naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"
  2.   a mode of action; " if you persist in that course you will surely fail"
  3.   To move with speed; to race; as, the blood courses through the veins.
  4.   hunt with hounds; " He often courses hares"
  5.   To hunt; to chase; to run through or over; to move with speed.
  6.   To run, chase, or hunt after.
  7.   To run as in a race, or in hunting; to pursue the sport of coursing; as, the sportsmen coursed over the flats of Lancashire.
  8.   To run; to move about, as, the blood courses. Of course, by consequence; without special direction.
  9.   part of a meal served at one time; " she prepared a three course meal"
  10.   The act of running; a race; a career; a current; the line or direction of motion: the route; voyage; ground on which a race is run; the progress of anything; method of procedure; succession; a methodical series; conduct; act of running in the lists; any regular series; service of meat; a continued range of stones or bricks, level or of the same height, throughout the whole length of the building.
  11.   The lowest sail on any mast of a square- rigged vessel; as, the fore course, main course, etc.
  12.   A series of motions or acts arranged in order; a succession of acts or practices connectedly followed; as, a course of medicine; a course of lectures on chemistry.
  13.   That part of a meal served at one time, with its accompaniments.
  14.   The act of moving from one point to another; progress; passage.
  15.   The succession of one to another in office or duty; order; turn.
  16.   To run through or over.
  17.   a connected series of events or actions or developments; " the government took a firm course"; " historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
  18.   To chase or run after.
  19.   Act of running; track; path pursued; career; voyage or race; progress; method; service of food.
  20.   To run swiftly.
  21.   To run, hunt, or chase after; to follow hard upon; to pursue.
  22.   ( construction) a layer of masonry; " a course of bricks"
  23.   the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; " the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; " a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"-- Hippocrates; " the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"-- Aristotle
  24.   The menses.
  25.   education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings; " he took a course in basket weaving"; " flirting is not unknown in college classes"
  26.   The act of moving onward; path; direction; series or sequence, as of events; career; line of conduct; portion of a meal served at once; a row or layer.
  27.   a mode of action; " 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"
  28.   A race; a path or track; progress; career; direction or line of motion; the portion of a meal served at one time; conduct; behavior; the direction in which a ship is steered; a series of acts arranged in order or at stated periods; as, a course of nursing.
  29.   The act of running: the road or track on which one runs: the direction pursued: a voyage: a race: regular progress from point to point: method of procedure: conduct: a part of a meal served at one time.
  30.   To pursue with dogs; to run through or over.
  31.   A continuous level range of brick or stones of the same height throughout the face or faces of a building.
  32.   The ground or path traversed; track; way.
  33.   To move with speed as in a race or hunt.
  34.   Method of procedure; manner or way of conducting; conduct; behavior.
  35.   To cause to chase after or pursue game; as, to course greyhounds after deer.
  36.   facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport; " the course had only nine holes"; " the course was less than a mile"
  37.   To run, or cause to run; hunt; chase.
  38.   Motion considered with reference to manner; or derly progress; procedure in a certain line of thought or action; as, the course of an argument.
  39.   move swiftly through or over; " ships coursing the Atlantic"
  40.   a line or route along which something travels or moves; " the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; " the track of an animal"; " the course of the river"
  41.   To pursue game with dogs.
  42.   general line of orientation; " the river takes a southern course"; " the northeastern trend of the coast"
  43.   Motion, considered as to its general or resultant direction or to its goal; line progress or advance.
  44.   To hunt; to pursue; to cause to run; to run through or over.
  45.   Progress from point to point without change of direction; any part of a progress from one place to another, which is in a straight line, or on one direction; as, a ship in a long voyage makes many courses; a course measured by a surveyor between two stations; also, a progress without interruption or rest; a heat; as, one course of a race.
  46.   A career; a race; the ground on which the race is run; generally a passing, moving, or motion forward within limits; the progress of anything; usual manner; order of procedure; way of life or conduct; natural bent; the dishes set on table at one time; elements of an art or science exhibited and explained in a series of lessons or lectures, as a course of chemistry; a continued range of stone's or bricks in the wall of a building; the track of a ship.
  47.   Customary or established sequence of events; recurrence of events according to natural laws.

Quotes of course

  1. The cat does not offer services. The cat offers itself. Of course he wants care and shelter. You don't buy love for nothing. – William S. Burroughs
  2. Well, in pharmacology, if the effect is local, it's of course absolutely awkward to use it in any other way than as a local treatment. – Arvid Carlsson
  3. You know, I have found out in the course of a long public life that the things I did not say never hurt me. – Calvin Coolidge
  4. The actual course is called fishery studies, and you study general aquatics and fishery management. – Tom Felton
  5. Every part I play is just a variant of my own personality. No real character actor, of course just me. – Michael Gambon
  6. Of course life is bizarre, the more bizarre it gets, the more interesting it is. The only way to approach it is to make yourself some popcorn and enjoy the show. – David Gerrold
  7. Did I say that the President's entire job is image management? Of course not. – Gwen Ifill
  8. In crises the most daring course is often safest. – Henry A. Kissinger
  9. I refused to beat my head against stone, of course – Herbert Lom
  10. Sexual relations, of course have existed, exist, and will exist. However, this is in no way connected with the indispensability of the existence of the family. – Ferdinand Mount
  11. Money doesn't matter on a deeply personal level. It doesn't make you feel any happier. But of course I am very aware that I don't have to worry about earning a living or about those very important practical things that most people have to worry about on a very real level. – Winona Ryder
  12. Los Angeles and New York are the big centers of the music industry worldwide so of course it can be hard for newcomers who don't know what to expect from the music business. – Ville Valo
  13. We cannot observe external things without some degree of Thought; nor can we reflect upon our Thoughts, without being influenced in the course of our reflection by the Things which we have observed. – William Whewell
  14. I don't like going to the mall. I'm not really like the other girls. I just like to go out on the golf course and play. Golf is fun and feels really good. – Michelle Wie
  15. You understand, of course that I can only get you access. – Edward Bennett Williams

Usage examples for course

  1. “ " Of course tell me! ” – The Keeper of the Door by Ethel M. Dell
  2. Why, 'f course 'tis! ” – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  3. Of course you are. ” – The Heart of Unaga by Ridgwell Cullum
  4. Oh, of course she did! ” – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  5. Of course this would never do. ” – The Man Thou Gavest by Harriet T. Comstock
  6. Why, of course she just is the very woman. ” – The Romance of Zion Chapel [3d ed.] by Richard Le Gallienne
  7. Well, 'tis all right, of course but oh, Peggy! ” – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison
  8. He knew the answer, of course – This Crowded Earth by Robert Bloch
  9. “ " Why, of course they are, Peggy," answered Sally. ” – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison
  10. But of course she is going with you? ” – The Mettle of the Pasture by James Lane Allen
  11. “ No, of course not, but what can I do? ” – Possessed by Cleveland Moffett
  12. “ " Why, of course he is. ” – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  13. “ I understand how 'twas, of course – Cap'n Warren's Wards by Joseph C. Lincoln
  14. Of course he would not! ” – Hildegarde's Harvest by Laura E. Richards
  15. Of course it was a lie. ” – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  16. Oh, of course sir! ” – Ten Thousand a-Year. Volume 1. by Samuel Warren
  17. “ No, of course I did not. ” – Forty Years a Gambler on the Mississippi by George H. Devol
  18. Why, Bijou, of course – Bijou by Gyp
  19. Your mother would not- could not come, of course – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  20. It was not so, of course – The Wheel O' Fortune by Louis Tracy

Idioms for course