Course in a sentence

The word "course" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of course and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Course

  • The act of moving from one point to another; progress; passage.
  • The ground or path traversed; track; way.
  • Motion, considered as to its general or resultant direction or to its goal; line progress or advance.
  • Progress from point to point without change of direction; any part of a progress from one place to another, which is in a straight line, or on one direction; as, a ship in a long voyage makes many courses; a course measured by a surveyor between two stations; also, a progress without interruption or rest; a heat; as, one course of a race.
  • Motion considered with reference to manner; or derly progress; procedure in a certain line of thought or action; as, the course of an argument.
  • Customary or established sequence of events; recurrence of events according to natural laws.
  • Method of procedure; manner or way of conducting; conduct; behavior.
  • A series of motions or acts arranged in order; a succession of acts or practices connectedly followed; as, a course of medicine; a course of lectures on chemistry.
  • The succession of one to another in office or duty; order; turn.
  • That part of a meal served at one time, with its accompaniments.
  • A continuous level range of brick or stones of the same height throughout the face or faces of a building.
  • The lowest sail on any mast of a square-rigged vessel; as, the fore course, main course, etc.
  • The menses.
  • To run, hunt, or chase after; to follow hard upon; to pursue.
  • To cause to chase after or pursue game; as, to course greyhounds after deer.
  • To run through or over.
  • To run as in a race, or in hunting; to pursue the sport of coursing; as, the sportsmen coursed over the flats of Lancashire.
  • To move with speed; to race; as, the blood courses through the veins.
  • a mode of action
  • education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
  • facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport
  • (construction) a layer of masonry
  • part of a meal served at one time
  • a body of students who are taught together
  • a connected series of events or actions or developments
  • general line of orientation
  • a line or route along which something travels or moves
  • hunt with hounds
  • move along, of liquids
  • move swiftly through or over
  • as might be expected

How to use course in a sentence. Course pronunciation.

Of course, or you wouldn't be talking the English language-though I've heard they talk it better in Boston than they do in England, and in Chicago they're making new English every day and improving on the patent.
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As he turned his course to the Nile, and crossed over the great bridge, there went clanking by in chains a hundred conscripts, torn from their homes in the Fayoum, bidding farewell for ever to their friends, receiving their last offerings, for they had no hope of return.
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Then he raised his head, as though not conscious of what was breaking the course of his thoughts.
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Thee must not alter the course which was your own making, and the only course which thee could, or I should, take.
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You said that your course was set.
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At first he also had been overcome inwardly, but his nerves were cool, his head was clear, and he listened to Nahoum, thinking out his course meanwhile.
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She felt the everlasting indignity behind the quiet, youthful eyes, the determined power of the man; but she saw also that, for the present, the course Nahoum suggested was the only course to take.
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It was clear, however, that Nahoum meant to be silent, or he would have taken another course of action.
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Kaid looked at him enigmatically for a moment, then smiled grimly-he saw the course of the lance which David had thrown.
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There had been other ways to overcome this crisis, but he had rejected them for a course fantastic and fatal when looked at in the light of ordinary reason.
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He had come to power too late to devise another course.
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One day, when this war was over, he would go alone, save for a faithful few, to deal with these tribes and peoples upon another plane than war; but here and now the only course was that which had been planned by Kaid and those who counselled him.
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I do not mean the oldest and driest mummies, of course, but the fresher ones.
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Of course I had tried to sell him; but that was a stretch of simplicity which met with little sympathy.
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In due course of time Congress passed a bill to organize "Nevada Territory," and President Lincoln sent out Governor Nye to supplant Roop.
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You know perfectly well there are no rich mines here-of course you do.
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In the course of an hour or two the drill would reach a depth of two or three feet, making a hole a couple of inches in diameter.
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By this means in a little time his Estate comes to be wasted, and his Friends come about him, and advise him to leave off these wicked Courses, which else will end in the Ruine both of Soul and Body: They tell him that he has a fair and vertous Wife of his own, by whom he has had several pretty Children, and therefore wonder how he can be so besotted with a filthy Whore.
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If you go on in this Course, you must Morgage your Lands to pay your Debts; and what a shame will that be?
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This Good-Woman's Death, was very welcome to her unkind Husband, who had now no Body to controul him in his wicked Courses; but the Bawd the Whore and himself had a merry Meeting the next day after she was buried; and being well flushed with Wine, the Jilt thus began to Triumph: _Whore.
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Examples of Course

Example #1
If Chicago can't have the newest thing, she won't have anything.
Example #2
But I never saw Quakers anywhere else, and I meant the tribe and not the tent.
Example #3
He looked at their haggard and dusty faces, at their excoriated ankles, and his eyes closed in pain.
Example #4
His feet were still free-free for one short hour before he went to Kaid; but his soul was in chains.
Example #5
Presently he realised a low, hurried knocking at his door.
Example #6
Yet one must learn to see deeper, to find motive, not in acts that shake the faith, but in character which needs no explanation, which-" He paused, disturbed.