HyperDic: court

English > 14 senses of the word court / Court:
NOUNgroupcourt, tribunal, judicaturean assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
artifactcourt, courtrooma room in which a lawcourt sits
groupcourt, royal courtthe sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state / state
artifactcourta specially marked horizontal area within which a game / game / game is played
person Court, Margaret CourtAustralian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
groupcourt, royal courtthe family and retinue of a sovereign or prince
artifactcourt, motor hotel, motor inn, motor lodge, tourist courta hotel for motorists
artifactcourt, lawcourt, court of law, law court, court of justicea tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws
artifactcourtthe residence of a sovereign or nobleman
artifactcourt, courtyardan area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings
actcourt, homagerespectful deference
VERBsocialcourt, woo, romance, solicitmake amorous advances towards
socialcourt, wooseek someone's favor / favor
socialcourtengage in social activities leading to marriage
court / Court > pronunciation
Soundskao'rt
Rhymesabort ... wart: 48 rhymes with aort...
English > court: 14 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business.
Synonymstribunal, judicature
MembersjuryA body of citizens sworn to give a true verdict according to the evidence presented in a court of law
PartsBenchThe magistrate or judge or judges sitting in court in judicial capacity to compose the court collectively
NarrowerForeign Intelligence Surveillance Court, F.I.S.C.A secret federal court created in 1978 by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act
InquisitionA former tribunal of the Roman Catholic Church (1232-1820) created to discover and suppress heresy / heresy
International Court of Justice, World CourtA court established to settle disputes between members of the United Nations
Rota(Roman Catholic Church) the supreme ecclesiastical tribunal for cases appealed to the Holy See from diocesan courts
Star ChamberA former English court that became notorious for its arbitrary methods and severe punishments
appellate court, appeals court, court of appealsA court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies
assizes, court of assize, court of assize and nisi priusThe county courts of England (replaced in 1971 by Crown courts)
chancery, court of chanceryA court with jurisdiction in equity
consistoryA church tribunal or governing body
court, lawcourt, court of law, law court, court of justiceA tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws
criminal courtA court having jurisdiction over criminal cases
divorce courtA court having jurisdiction over the termination of marriage contracts
family court, domestic relations court, court of domestic relationsA court in some states in the United States that has jurisdiction over family disputes (especially those involving children)
federal courtA court establish by the authority of a federal government
inferior court, lower courtAny court whose decisions can be appealed to a higher court
juvenile courtA court having jurisdiction over dependent and delinquent children
kangaroo courtAn irregular unauthorized court
military courtA judicial court of commissioned officers for the discipline and punishment of military personnel
moot courtA mock court where law students argue hypothetical cases
police courtA court that has power to prosecute for minor offenses and to bind over for trial in a superior court anyone accused / accused of serious offenses
probate courtA court having jurisdiction over the probate of wills and the administration of estates
quarter sessionsA local court with criminal jurisdiction and sometimes administrative functions
superior courtAny court that has jurisdiction above an inferior court
supreme court, state supreme court, high courtThe highest court in most states of the United States
traffic courtA court that has power to prosecute for traffic offenses
trial courtThe first court before which the facts of a case are decided
BroaderassemblyA group of persons who are gathered together for a common purpose
Spanishcorte, juzgado, tribunal
Catalanjutjat, tribunal
English > court: 14 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA room in which a lawcourt sits.
Example"television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"
Synonymcourtroom
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Part ofcourthouseA building that houses judicial courts
Partsbar(law) a railing that encloses the part of the courtroom where the judges and lawyers sit and the case is tried
bench(law) the seat for judges in a courtroom
jury boxAn enclosure within a courtroom for the jury
witness box, witness standA box enclosure for a witness when testifying
BroaderroomAn area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
Spanishsala de justicia, sala
Catalansala de justícia, tribunal
English > court: 14 senses > noun 3, group
MeaningThe sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state / state.
Synonymroyal court
NarrowerCourt of Saint James'sThe British royal court
Porte, Sublime PorteThe Ottoman court in Constantinople
Broadergovernment, authorities, regimeThe organization that is the governing authority of a political unit
Adjectivescourtlyrefined or imposing in manner or appearance
English > court: 14 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningA specially marked horizontal area within which a game / game / game is played.
Example"players had to reserve a court in advance"
Narrowerbadminton courtThe court on which badminton is played
basketball courtThe court on which basketball is played
handball courtThe court on which handball is played
pisteA flat rectangular area for fencing bouts
squash courtThe indoor court in which squash is played
tennis courtThe court on which tennis is played
volleyball courtThe court on which volleyball is played
Broaderplaying field, athletic field, playing area, fieldA piece of land prepared for playing a game / game / game
Spanishcancha, pista
Catalanpista
English > Court: 14 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningAustralian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947).
SynonymMargaret Court
Instance oftennis playerAn athlete who plays tennis
SpanishMargaret Court
English > court: 14 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningThe family and retinue of a sovereign or prince.
Synonymroyal court
Broadercortege, retinue, suite, entourageThe group following and attending to some important person
Spanishcorte
Catalancort
Adjectivescourtlyrefined or imposing in manner or appearance
English > court: 14 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area.
Synonymsmotor hotel, motor inn, motor lodge, tourist court
NarrowermotelA motor hotel
BroaderhotelA building where travelers can pay for lodging and meals / meals and other services
Spanishmotor hotel, motor lodge
Catalanmotor hotel, motor lodge
English > court: 14 senses > noun 8, artifact
MeaningA tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws.
Synonymslawcourt, court of law, law court, court of justice
Broadercourt, tribunal, judicatureAn assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
Spanishcorte, tribunal de justicia, tribunal
Catalantribunal de justícia, tribunal
English > court: 14 senses > noun 9, artifact
MeaningThe residence of a sovereign or nobleman.
Example"the king will visit the duke's court"
BroaderresidenceThe official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president)
Spanishcorte
Adjectivescourtlyrefined or imposing in manner or appearance
English > court: 14 senses > noun 10, artifact
MeaningAn area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings.
Example"the house was built around an inner court"
Synonymcourtyard
Part ofbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
NarroweratriumThe central area in a building
baileyThe outer courtyard of a castle
cloisterA courtyard with covered walks (as in religious institutions)
food courtAn area (as in a shopping mall) where fast food is sold (usually around a common eating area)
forecourtThe outer or front court of a building or of a group of buildings
parvisA courtyard or portico in front of a building (especially a cathedral)
BroaderareaA part of a structure having some specific characteristic / characteristic or function
Spanishcallejón, patio
Catalanpati
English > court: 14 senses > noun 11, act
Meaningrespectful deference.
Example"pay court to the emperor"
Synonymhomage
Broaderdeference, respectA courteous expression / expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard
Spanishcortesía, homenaje
Catalanhomenatge
Verbscourtseek someone's favor / favor
English > court: 14 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningmake amorous advances towards.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"John is courting Mary"
Synonymswoo, romance, solicit
Narrowerchase, chase afterpursue someone sexually or romantically
displayattract attention by displaying some body part or posing
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishcortejar, festejar, galantear
Catalancortejar, estar promès, fer la cort, festejar, galantejar, sortir
Nounscourtinga man's courting of a woman
English > court: 14 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningseek someone's favor / favor.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymwoo
Spanishbuscar el favor, cortejar, jotear, pololear
Nounscourtrespectful deference
English > court: 14 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningEngage in social activities leading to marriage.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam and Sue court; Sam cannot court Sue
Example"We were courting for over ten years"
Broaderact, movePerform an action, or work out or perform (an action)
Spanishcortejar
Nounscourtinga man's courting of a woman

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