Definition of as a matter of course
- You should take proper precautions as a matter of course.
- We went out to dinner on her birthday, and as a matter of course we paid for her meal.
: a subject under consideration
: a subject of disagreement or litigation
: the events or circumstances of a particular situation
: to form or discharge pus : suppurate
: to be of importance : signify
: the act or action of moving in a path from point to point
: the path over which something moves or extends: such as
: to follow close upon : pursue
: to hunt or pursue (game) with hounds
: to cause (dogs) to run (as after game)
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