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court

noun

1 court

An assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business.

synonyms: judicature, tribunal.

Roget 746: subject, liegeman; servant, retainer, follower, henchman, servitor, domestic, menial, help, lady help, employe, attache; ... show more

Roget 967: judge; justice, justiciar, justiciary; chancellor; justice of assize, judge of assize; recorder, common sergeant; puisne judge, assistant judge, county court judge; conservator of the peace, justice of the peace; ... show more

Roget 181: region, sphere, ground, soil, area, field, realm, hemisphere, quarter, district, beat, orb, circuit, circle; ... show more

Roget 189: abode, dwelling, lodging, domicile, residence, apartment, place, digs, pad, address, habitation, where one's lot is cast, local habitation, berth, ... show more

Roget 696: council, committee, subcommittee, comitia [Lat.], court, chamber, cabinet, board, bench, staff.    senate, senatus [Lat.], parliament, ... show more

Roget 852: fashion, style, ton, bon ton, society; good society, polite society; monde [Fr.]; drawing-room, civilized life, civilization, town, beau monde [Fr.], high life, ... show more

Roget 963: legality; legitimacy, legitimateness.    legislature; law, code, corpus juris [Lat.], constitution, pandect, charter, enactment, statute, rule; canon ... show more

Dutch: hof, assisenhof, balie, gerecht, rechtbank, rechtscollege, tribunaal, vierschaar
Polish: sąd, skład sędziowski



2 court

A room in which a lawcourt sits:
— Television cameras were admitted in the courtroom.

synonym: courtroom.

Dutch: gerechtszaal, rechtszaal

3 court

The sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state.

synonym: royal court.

4 court

A specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played.

5 Court

Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947).

synonym: Margaret Court.

6 court

The family and retinue of a sovereign or prince.

synonym: royal court.

Polish: dwór

7 court

A hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area.

synonyms: motor hotel, motor inn, motor lodge, tourist court.

8 court

A tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws.

synonyms: court of justice, court of law, law court, lawcourt.

Roget 966: tribunal, court, board, bench, judicatory; court of justice, court of law, court of arbitration, administrative court; inquisition; guild.    justice seat; judgment seat, mercy seat; ... show more

Dutch: binnenruimte, gerechtshof, hof, hofhouding, koer, paleis, rechtbank

9 court

The residence of a sovereign or nobleman.

Polish: dwór

10 court

An area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings:
— The house was built around an inner court.

synonym: courtyard.

Roget 191: receptacle; inclosure etc. 232; recipient, receiver, reservatory.    compartment; cell, cellule; follicle; hole, corner, niche, ... show more

Dutch: binnenplaats, plaats
Polish: perystyl

11 court

Respectful deference:
— Pay court to the emperor.

synonym: homage.

Dutch: eerbetoon, hommage, huldiging, leenhulde, manschap
Polish: hołd

verb

1 court

Make amorous advances towards:
— John is courting Mary.

synonyms: romance, solicit, woo.

Roget 615: induce, move; draw, draw on; bring in its train, give an impulse etc. n.; to; inspire; put up to, prompt, call up; attract, ... show more

Roget 765: request, ask; beg, crave, sue, pray, petition, solicit, invite, pop the question, make bold to ask; beg leave, beg a boon; ... show more

Roget 865: desire; wish, wish for; be desirous etc. adj.. have a longing etc. n.; hope etc. 858.    care for, affect, ... show more

Roget 902: caress, fondle, pet, dandle; pat, pat on the head, pat on the cheek; chuck under the chin, smile upon, coax, wheedle, cosset, coddle, cocker, ... show more

Roget 933: flatter, praise to the skies, puff; wheedle, cajole, glaver, coax; fawn upon, faun upon; humor, gloze, soothe, pet, coquet, ... show more

Roget 622: pursue, prosecute, follow; run after, make after, be after, hunt after, prowl after; shadow; carry on etc. (do) 680; engage in ... show more

2 court

Seek someone's favor.

synonym: woo.

Dutch: [[het]] [[hof]] [[maken]]

3 court

Engage in social activities leading to marriage.


Moby thesaurus: Autobahn, British Cabinet, Rasputin, Sanhedrin, Svengali, US Cabinet, US highway, VIP, access, act up to, address, addresses, advisory body, agree to anything, alley, alleyway, allure, amorous pursuit, angle for, approach ... show more.

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