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court

noun

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  1. 1 the residence of a ruler Hampton Court was the imposing residence of King Henry VIII Synonyms palace Related Words 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 close, courtyard, enclosure (also inclosure), patio, quad, quadrangle, yard Related Words 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 bar, bench, forum, tribunal Related Words 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 adjudicator, beak [chiefly British], bench, judge, jurist, justice, magistrateRelated Words 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 ask (for), flirt (with), invite, woo Related Words 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 date Related Words attend, gallant, romance, spark, woo; escort, see, take out; go out, step out Phrases go steady, keep company, make love


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