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court

 
Noun court has 10 senses
  1. court, tribunal, judicature - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    --1 is a kind of assembly
    --1 has parts: Bench
    --1 has members: jury
    --1 has particulars:
     International Court of Justice, World Court; appellate court, appeals court, court of appeals; assizes, court of assize, court of assize and nisi prius; chancery, court of chancery; consistory; criminal court; divorce court; family court, domestic relations court, court of domestic relations; federal court; Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, F.I.S.C.; inferior court, lower court; Inquisition; juvenile court; kangaroo court; military court; moot court; police court; probate court; quarter sessions; Rota; Star Chamber; superior court; supreme court, state supreme court, high court; traffic court; trial court
  2. court, royal court - the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state
    --2 is a kind of government, authorities, regime
    --2 has particulars: Court of Saint James's; Porte, Sublime Porte
  3. court - a specially marked area within which a game is played; "players had to reserve a court in advance"
    --3 is a kind of
    playing field, athletic field, playing area, field
    --3 has particulars:
     badminton court; basketball court; handball court; squash court; tennis court; volleyball court
  4. court, courtroom - a room in which a law court sits; "television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"
    --4 is a kind of room
    --4 is a part of courthouse
    --4 has parts: bar; banch; jury box; witness box, witness stand
  5. court, courtyard - a yard wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings; "the house was built around an inner court"
    --5 is a kind of yard, grounds, curtilage
    --5 is a part of building, edifice
    --5 has particulars: atrium; bailey; cloister; forecourt; parvis
  6. court - the residence of a sovereign or nobleman; "the king will visit the duke's court"
    --6 is a kind of
    residence
  7. court, royal court - the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince
    --7 is a kind of cortege, retinue, suite, entourage
  8. motor hotel, motor inn, motor lodge, tourist court, court - a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
    --8 is a kind of hotel
    --8 has particulars: motel
  9. Court, Margaret Court - Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
    --9 is a kind of tennis player
  10. court, homage - respectful deference; "pay court to the emperor"
    --10 is a kind of deference, respect
    Derived form: verb court2
Verb court has 3 senses
  1. woo, court, romance, solicit - make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary"
    --1 is one way to act, move
    Derived form: noun courting1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. woo, court - seek someone's favor; "China is wooing Russia"
    Derived form: noun court10
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
  3. court - engage in social activities leading to marriage; "We were courting for over ten years"
    --3 is one way to
    act, move
    Derived form: noun courting1
    Sample sentences:
    Sam and Sue court
    Sam cannot court Sue
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