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