course


course
I
n.
organized program of study

1) to conduct, give, offer, teach a course

2) to take a course

3) to audit, sit in on a course

4) to enroll for, register for, sign up for a course

5) to fail; pass a course; to take a course pass-fail (AE)

6) to complete; drop; drop out of; withdraw from a course

7) to introduce; organize, plan a course

8) to cancel a course

9) a demanding, difficult, rigorous; easy, gut (colloq.) course

10) an advanced; beginning, elementary, introductory; intermediate course

11) (at a university) an elective; graduate, postgraduate (esp. BE); intensive; laboratory; lecture; non-credit; required; survey; undergraduate course

12) a correspondence; day-release (BE); extension (AE); makeup; refresher course

13) a course covers, deals with, treats a subject (our history course covered the nineteenth century)

14) a course in, on (she took a course in mathematics; I offered a course on lexicography)

itinerary
path

15) to chart, map out, mark out a course

16) to follow, pursue, take a course (the law must take its course)

17) to set course for (we set course for the nearest port)

18) to change course (it's not good to change course in midstream)

19) to stay the course ('to persist until the end')

20) to run its course (the disease ran its expected course)

21) a collision; middle; natural; zigzag course (events took their natural course)

22) a course of action (to pursue a course of action)

23) off course; on course (our ship was right on course; to be on a collision course; the plane was off course)

playing area

24) a golf course; racecourse (esp. BE)

training area

25) an obstacle course

period

26) in the course of (in the course of an investigation; in the course of time; in due course)

misc.

27) of course ('naturally') (see the Usage Note for track)

II

v. (d; intr.) to course through (the blood coursed through her veins)

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[kɔːs]
deals with
drop out of
elementary
gut (colloq.) course
intensive
intermediate course
map out
mark out a course
noncredit
organize
pass a course
plan a course
pursue
refresher course
register for
required
rigorous
sign up for a course
sit in on a course
teach a course
undergraduate course
withdraw from a course
to take a course pass-fail (AE)
day-release (BE)
postgraduate (esp. BE)
racecourse (esp. BE)
zigzag course (events took their natural course)
treats a subject (our history course covered the nineteenth century)
on course (our ship was right on course; to be on a collision course; the plane was off course)
on (she took a course in mathematics; I offered a course on lexicography)
take a course (the law must take its course)
(at a university) an elective
['itinerary'] ['path'] to chart
['organized program of study'] to conduct
['playing area'] a golf course
['training area'] an obstacle course
a collision
a correspondence
a demanding
a course covers
a course in
an advanced
off course
to audit
to cancel a course
to complete
to enroll for
to fail
to follow
to introduce
to take a course
to stay the course ('to persist until the end')
['period'] in the course of (in the course of an investigation; in the course of time; in due course)
to change course (it's not good to change course in midstream)
['misc. '] of course (see the Usage Note for track; 'naturally')
(d; intr.) to course through (the blood coursed through her veins)
to run its course (the disease ran its expected course)
a course of action (to pursue a course of action)
to set course for (we set course for the nearest port)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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