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court

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of court

  1. 1 the residence of a ruler Hampton Court was the imposing residence of King Henry VIII Synonyms of court palace Words Related to court castle, château, estate, mansion, villa; alcazar, seraglio

  2. 2 an open space wholly or partly enclosed (as by buildings or walls) the art museum boasts a glass-sided court that is filled with an array of greenery and sculpture Synonyms of court close, courtyard, enclosure (also inclosure), patio, quad, quadrangle, yard Words Related to court atrium, galleria, parvis (also parvise), peristyle; forecourt, place, plaza, square; deck, terrace; curtilage

  3. 3 an assembly of persons for the administration of justice this court is now called to order Synonyms of court bar, bench, forum, tribunal Words Related to court criminal court, judicatory, judicature, judiciary; high court, supreme court; court-martial, drumhead court-martial; inquisition, kangaroo court Phrases court of law

  4. 4 a public official having authority to decide questions of law if it please the court, I'd like to approach the bench Synonyms of court adjudicator, beak [chiefly British], bench, judge, jurist, justice, magistrateWords Related to court chief justice, circuit judge, justice of the peace, squire; auditor, master; jurisconsult, jurisprudent


court

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of court

  1. 1 to act so as to make (something) more likely you're courting disaster if you keep playing with matches Synonyms of court ask (for), flirt (with), invite, woo Words Related to court angle (for), fish (for); hunt, search, seek; provoke, tempt Phrases look for

  2. 2 to go on dates that may eventually lead to marriage they courted for a year before getting married Synonyms of court date Words Related to court attend, gallant, romance, spark, woo; escort, see, take out; go out, step out Phrases go steady, keep company, make love



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