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course

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1 a way of acting or proceeding
  • the president's usual course has been to obtain advice from several people and then make up his own mind
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2 a series of lectures on a subject
  • a course on American history from the colonial period to the present
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3 a usually fixed or ordered series of actions or events leading to a result
  • set out on the course that would lead to a college degree
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4 the direction along which something or someone moves
  • the river follows a southeasterly course to the ocean
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line, path, pathway, route, routeway [chiefly British], steps, track, way

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5 an open man-made passageway for water
  • the Erie Canal was replaced by a much larger course, the New York State Barge Canal
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course

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1 to go after or on the track of
  • after coursing the conspirators for months, the federal agents closed in and made the arrests
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2 to make one's way through, across, or over
  • once the threat of terrorism became apparent, fighter jets began coursing that corridor on a daily basis
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