Meaning : A connected series of events or actions or developments.
The government took a firm course.
Historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available.
Synonyms : line
Meaning : General line of orientation.
The river takes a southern course.
The northeastern trend of the coast.
Synonyms : trend
Meaning : A mode of action.
If you persist in that course you will surely fail.
Once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place.
Synonyms : course of action
Meaning : Part of a meal served at one time.
She prepared a three course meal.
Meaning : (construction) a layer of masonry.
A course of bricks.
Synonyms : row
Meaning : Facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport.
The course had only nine holes.
The course was less than a mile.
Meaning : Move swiftly through or over.
Ships coursing the Atlantic.
Meaning : Hunt with hounds.
He often courses hares.