meaning of course

1. The act of moving from one point to another; progress; passage.
The ground or path traversed; track; way.
Motion, considered as to its general or resultant direction or to its goal; line progress or advance.
Progress from point to point without change of direction; any part of a progress from one place to another, which is in a straight line, or on one direction; as, a ship in a long voyage makes many courses; a course measured by a surveyor between two stations; also, a progress without interruption or rest; a heat; as, one course of a race.
Motion considered with reference to manner; or derly progress; procedure in a certain line of thought or action; as, the course of an argument.
Customary or established sequence of events; recurrence of events according to natural laws.
Method of procedure; manner or way of conducting; conduct; behavior.
A series of motions or acts arranged in order; a succession of acts or practices connectedly followed; as, a course of medicine; a course of lectures on chemistry.
The succession of one to another in office or duty; order; turn.
That part of a meal served at one time, with its accompaniments.
A continuous level range of brick or stones of the same height throughout the face or faces of a building.
The lowest sail on any mast of a square-rigged vessel; as, the fore course, main course, etc.
The menses.
To run, hunt, or chase after; to follow hard upon; to pursue.
To cause to chase after or pursue game; as, to course greyhounds after deer.
To run through or over.
To run as in a race, or in hunting; to pursue the sport of coursing; as, the sportsmen coursed over the flats of Lancashire.
To move with speed; to race; as, the blood courses through the veins.
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"

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