Meaning of COURSE in English


n. 25B6; noun

the island was not far off our course : ROUTE, way, track, direction, tack, path, line, trail, trajectory, bearing, heading, orbit.

the course of history : PROGRESSION, development, progress, advance, evolution, flow, movement, sequence, order, succession, rise, march, passage, passing.

what is the best course to adopt? : PROCEDURE, plan (of action), course/line of action, MO, modus operandi, practice, approach, technique, way, means, policy, strategy, programme; formal praxis.

a waterlogged course : RACECOURSE, racetrack, track, ground.

a French course : PROGRAMME/COURSE OF STUDY, curriculum, syllabus; classes, lectures, studies.

a course of antibiotics : PROGRAMME, series, sequence, system, schedule, regimen.

25B6; verb tears coursed down her cheeks : FLOW, pour, stream, run, rush, gush, cascade, flood, roll.

25A0; in due course AT THE APPROPRIATE TIME, when the time is ripe, in time, in the fullness of time, in the course of time, at a later date, by and by, sooner or later, in the end, eventually.

25A0; of course NATURALLY, as might be expected, as you/one would expect, needless to say, certainly, to be sure, as a matter of course, obviously, it goes without saying; informal natch.

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