* (adverb) as might be expected
Example(s) of use: "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"
Other definitions and usage examples for Course in different contexts:
- (noun) education imparted in a series of lessons or class meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
- (verb) move swiftly through or over; "ships coursing the Atlantic"
- (verb) move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
- (noun) 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"
- (noun) 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"
- (verb) hunt with hounds; "He often courses hares"
- (noun) 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"
- (noun) 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"
- (noun) general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"
- (noun) part of a meal served at one time "she prepared a three course meal"
- (noun) (construction) a layer of masonry "a course of bricks"
- (n.) The act of moving from one point to another; progress;
- (n.) The ground or path traversed; track; way.
- (n.) Motion, considered as to its general or resultant direction
or to its goal; line progress or advance.
- (n.) 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.
- (n.) Motion considered with reference to manner; or derly
progress; procedure in a certain line of thought or action; as, the
course of an argument.
- (n.) Customary or established sequence of events; recurrence of
events according to natural laws.
- (n.) Method of procedure; manner or way of conducting; conduct;
- (n.) 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.
- (n.) The succession of one to another in office or duty; order;
- (n.) That part of a meal served at one time, with its
- (n.) A continuous level range of brick or stones of the same
height throughout the face or faces of a building.
- (n.) The lowest sail on any mast of a square-rigged vessel; as,
the fore course, main course, etc.
- (n.) The menses.
- (v. t.) To run, hunt, or chase after; to follow hard upon; to
- (v. t.) To cause to chase after or pursue game; as, to course
greyhounds after deer.
- (v. t.) To run through or over.
- (v. i.) To run as in a race, or in hunting; to pursue the sport
of coursing; as, the sportsmen coursed over the flats of Lancashire.
- (v. i.) To move with speed; to race; as, the blood courses
through the veins.
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