Student Thesaurus

2 entries found for course.
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Entry Word: course
Function: noun
Text: 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>
Synonyms line, policy, procedure, program
Related Words blueprint, design, plan, scheme, strategy; intent, intention, purpose; approach, direction, path, pathway, tack
2 a series of lectures on a subject <a course on American history from the colonial period to the present>
Synonyms class
Related Words elective, refresher, seminar; core, curriculum
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> -- see PROCESS 1
4 the direction along which something or someone moves <the river follows a southeasterly course to the ocean> -- see PATH 1