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Synonyms for course

Synonyms for (noun) course

Synonyms: course, course of action Definition: a mode of action Usage: 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

Similar words: action Definition: something done (usually as opposed to something said) Usage: there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions

Synonyms: course, course of instruction, course of study, class Definition: education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings Usage: he took a course in basket weaving; flirting is not unknown in college classes

Similar words: teaching, instruction, pedagogy, didactics, education, educational activity Definition: the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill Usage: he received no formal education; our instruction was carefully programmed; good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded

Synonyms: course Definition: facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport Usage: the course had only nine holes; the course was less than a mile

Similar words: facility, installation Definition: a building or place that provides a particular service or is used for a particular industry Usage: the assembly plant is an enormous facility

Synonyms: course, row Definition: (construction) a layer of masonry Usage: a course of bricks

Similar words: layer, bed Definition: single thickness of usually some homogeneous substance Usage: slices of hard-boiled egg on a bed of spinach

Synonyms: course Definition: part of a meal served at one time Usage: she prepared a three course meal

Similar words: victuals, aliment, alimentation, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance Definition: a source of materials to nourish the body

Synonyms: course, class, grade, form Definition: a body of students who are taught together Usage: early morning classes are always sleepy

Similar words: gathering, assemblage Definition: a group of persons together in one place

Synonyms: course, line Definition: a connected series of events or actions or developments Usage: the government took a firm course; historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available

Similar words: series Definition: similar things placed in order or happening one after another Usage: they were investigating a series of bank robberies

Synonyms: trend, course Definition: general line of orientation Usage: the river takes a southern course; the northeastern trend of the coast

Similar words: direction, way Definition: a line leading to a place or point Usage: he looked the other direction; didn't know the way home

Synonyms: path, track, course Definition: a line or route along which something travels or moves Usage: the hurricane demolished houses in its path; the track of an animal; the course of the river

Similar words: line Definition: a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent

Synonyms for (verb) course

Synonyms: course Definition: hunt with hounds Usage: He often courses hares

Similar words: track down, run, hunt, hunt down Definition: pursue for food or sport (as of wild animals) Usage: Goering often hunted wild boars in Poland; The dogs are running deer; The Duke hunted in these woods

Synonyms: flow, feed, course, run Definition: move along, of liquids Usage: Water flowed into the cave; the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi

Similar words: move Definition: move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion Usage: He moved his hand slightly to the right

Synonyms: course Definition: move swiftly through or over Usage: ships coursing the Atlantic

Similar words: pass over, track, traverse, cover, cross, cut across, cut through, get across, get over Definition: travel across or pass over Usage: The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day