Meaning of COURSE in English

COURSE

I. noun see: car Date: 14th century the act or action of moving in a path from point to point, the path over which something moves or extends: as, race~ , b. the direction of travel of a vehicle (as a ship or airplane) usually measured as a clockwise angle from north, a point of the compass, water~ , golf ~ , 3. accustomed procedure or normal action , a chosen manner of conducting oneself ; way of acting , c. progression through a development or period or a series of acts or events, life history , career , an ordered process or succession: as, a number of lectures or other matter dealing with a subject, a series of doses or medications administered over a designated period, 5. a part of a meal served at one time , layer , the lowest sail on a square-rigged mast, II. verb (~d; coursing) Date: 15th century transitive verb to follow close upon ; pursue , 2. to hunt or pursue (game) with hounds, to cause (dogs) to run (as after game), to run or move swiftly through or over ; traverse , intransitive verb to run or pass rapidly along or as if along an indicated path

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