Meaning of COURSE in English



Function: verb

Inflected Form: coursed ; cours · ing

Date: 15th century

transitive verb

1 : to follow close upon : PURSUE

2 a : to hunt or pursue (game) with hounds b : to cause (dogs) to run (as after game)

3 : to run or move swiftly through or over : TRAVERSE <jets coursed the area daily>

intransitive verb : to run or pass rapidly along or as if along an indicated path <blood coursing through the veins>

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.