Synonyms for course
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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote
A career was originally the ground for a race, or, especially, for a knight's charge in tournament or battle; whence career was early applied to the charge itself.
If you will use the lance, take ground for your career.... The four horsemen met in full career.
ScottQuentin Durward ch. 14, p. 194. [ D. F. & CO.]
In its figurative use career signifies some continuous and conspicuous work, usually a life-work, and most frequently one of honorable achievement. Compare BUSINESS.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms1.3 / 3 votes
Princeton's WordNet1.8 / 4 votes
course, course of study, course of instruction, classnoun
education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
"he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
path, form, family, program, stratum, grade, division, programme, year, class, course of instruction, course of study, trend, socio-economic class, syllabus, social class, line, row, track, curriculum, course of action, category
a connected series of events or actions or developments
"the government took a firm course"; "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
billet, short letter, assembly line, crease, melodic phrase, argumentation, railway line, argument, bloodline, pedigree, product line, parentage, melodic line, rail line, channel, blood, contrast, business line, row, job, phone line, line of products, course of action, line of credit, occupation, credit line, grade, cable, personal line of credit, form, line of reasoning, pipeline, descent, demarcation, stemma, course of study, communication channel, bank line, agate line, path, line of work, dividing line, stock, business, trend, furrow, lineage, wrinkle, line of merchandise, note, origin, personal credit line, tune, class, line, line of descent, melody, telephone circuit, line of business, air, blood line, course of instruction, transmission line, strain, telephone line, seam, crinkle, production line, subscriber line, ancestry, track, logical argument
general line of orientation
"the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"
course, course of actionnoun
a mode of action
"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"
path, track, coursenoun
a line or route along which something travels or moves
"the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an animal"; "the course of the river"
path, data track, form, rail, row, route, grade, runway, raceway, racecourse, cart track, caterpillar track, way, caterpillar tread, cut, course of instruction, course of study, trend, way of life, rails, trail, line, lead, class, track, itinerary, cartroad, course of action, racetrack, running
class, form, grade, coursenoun
a body of students who are taught together
"early morning classes are always sleepy"
category, ground level, figure, tier, flesh, frame, stratum, mark, kind, track, chassis, social class, physical body, grad, soma, row, course of action, score, human body, division, level, socio-economic class, grade, manikin, sort, form, mannikin, mannequin, conformation, phase, course of study, family, word form, trend, path, cast, gradation, configuration, class, variant, degree, pattern, bod, year, signifier, shape, descriptor, line, course of instruction, variety, strain, anatomy, physique, contour, var., material body, manakin, build
part of a meal served at one time
"she prepared a three course meal"
(construction) a layer of masonry
"a course of bricks"
facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport
"the course had only nine holes"; "the course was less than a mile"
move swiftly through or over
"ships coursing the Atlantic"
run, flow, feed, courseverb
move along, of liquids
"Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
operate, feed in, hunt, fly the coop, work, scat, run away, move, turn tail, eat, flux, range, run, guide, function, lead, lam, flow, melt down, track down, break away, head for the hills, extend, hunt down, endure, bunk, take to the woods, consort, execute, feed, fall, feast, bleed, carry, scarper, go, unravel, prey, lean, play, die hard, race, pass, fertilise, fertilize, run for, black market, give, persist, incline, hang, draw, hightail it, be given, prevail, campaign, tend, escape, ladder, ply, menstruate, melt
hunt with hounds
"He often courses hares"
naturally, of course, courseadverb
as might be expected
"naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"
Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes
set of dishes (at a banquet)
Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words1.0 / 1 vote
List of paraphrases for "course":
courses, sure, way, cours, curriculum, internship, safe, progress, chap, framework, direction, path, process, loop, curso, assumption, run, classes, doubt, secure, current, class, trajectory, curricula, route, race, during, line, courts, track, over, traineeship, training, road
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Study the situation thoroughly, go over in your imagination the various courses of action possible to you and the consequences which can and may follow from each course. Pick out the course which gives the most promise and go ahead.
For us, it’s unbelievable, on this downhill there are two sides, the right course and the left course. The right course is the first loop and the left course in the second loop. The second loop is going into the finish area.
Gentlemen, you are now about to embark on a course of studies which will occupy you for two years. Together, they form a noble adventure. But I would like to remind you of an important point. Nothing that you will learn in the course of your studies will be of the slightest possible use to you in after life, save only this, that if you work hard and intelligently you should be able to detect when a man is talking rot, and that, in my view, is the main, if not the sole, purpose of education.
Language has power. And I think we saw that in the Trump administration, how it used dehumanizing terms and how it debased language and in turn debased people, if you call them' alien,' of course you're going to put them in jail, of course you're going to lock them up, of course you're not going to care that you're separating little kids from their parents.
And think not you can direct the course of love, for love, if it finds you worthy, directs your course.
Translations for course
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- دورة, دورات, حلقة دراسيةArabic
- ход, траектория, курс, течение, блюдо, ред, ядене, гоня, преследвам, протичамBulgarian
- itinerari, trajectòria, ruta, rumb, recorregut, curs, plat, cursar, recórrerCatalan, Valencian
- chod, kurz, průběhCzech
- gang, bane, undersejl, skifte, forløb, ret, rute, kurs, kursus, løb, jage, rulleDanish
- Kurs, Lauf, Gang, Bahn, Strecke, fließen, verfolgenGerman
- ruta, curso, plato, trayectoria, rumbo, correr, perseguirSpanish
- rata, kulku, tiilivarvi, lentorata, reitti, varvi, kurssi, ruokalajiFinnish
- parcours, cours, plat, trajectoire, parcourirFrench
- iùlScottish Gaelic
- útirány, irány, kurzus, téglasor, haladás, tanfolyam, folyamat, fogás, röppálya, folyásHungarian
- percorso, rotta, portata, corso, traiettoria, itinerario, fila, braccare, scorrereItalian
- 航路, コース, 課程Japanese
- 과정, 코스, 항로Korean
- CoursLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- parcours, koers, loop, gerecht, gang, baan, cursusDutch
- kursNorwegian Nynorsk
- kurs, retning, skift, rute, løp, rett, baneNorwegian
- trajektoria, kurs, koryto, daniePolish
- percurso, curso, fileira, prato, trajetória, correrPortuguese
- курс, курсы, блюдо, траектория, ходRussian
- течај, jeloSerbo-Croatian
- rätt, kursSwedish
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