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  Definition of court
  1. respectful deference; "pay court to the emperor"
  2. a yard wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings; "the house was built around an inner court"
  3. a specially marked area within which a game is played; "players had to reserve a court in advance"
  4. a room in which a law court sits; "television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"
  5. the residence of a sovereign or nobleman; "the king will visit the duke''s court"
  6. a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
  7. the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state
  8. the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince
  9. an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
  10. Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
  11. make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary"
  12. engage in social activities leading to marriage; "We were courting for over ten years"
  13. seek someone''s favor; "China is wooing Russia"
Similar Words: homage, courtyard, courtroom, motor hotel, motor inn, motor lodge, tourist court, royal court, tribunal, judicature, Court, Margaret Court, woo, romance, solicit

 

Hyponyms: atrium, bailey, cloister, forecourt, parvis, badminton court, basketball court, handball court, squash court, tennis court, volleyball court, motel, Court of Saint James's, Porte, Sublime Porte, International Court of Justice, World Court, appellate court, appeals court, court of appeals, assizes, court of assize, court of assize and nisi prius, chancery, court of chancery, consistory, criminal court, divorce court, family court, domestic relations court, court of domestic relations, federal court, Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, F.I.S.C., inferior court, lower court, Inquisition, juvenile court, kangaroo court, military court, moot court, police court, probate court, quarter sessions, Rota, Star Chamber, superior court, supreme court, state supreme court, high court, traffic court, trial court, chase, chase after, display

 

Part Meronyms: building, edifice, courthouse

 

Derivational Morphology: woo, love story, romance, love affair, courtship, wooing, courting, suit, suitor, suer, wooer, homage

 

 
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