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course

Synonyms of course in English:

noun

  • 1 the island was not far off our course
  • 2 the course of history
    progression, development, progress, advance, evolution, flow, movement, sequence, order, succession, rise, march, passage, passing
  • 3 what is the best course to adopt?
    procedure, plan, plan of action, course of action, line of action, MO, modus operandi, practice, approach, technique, way, means, policy, strategy, program
    formal praxis
  • 4 a waterlogged course
    racecourse, raceway, racetrack, track, ground
  • 5 I'm taking a French course
    class, course of study, program of study, curriculum, syllabus;
    classes, lectures, studies
  • 6 a course of antibiotics
    program, series, sequence, system, schedule, regimen
  • verb

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  • 1 tears coursed down her cheeks
  • Phrases

    in due course

    1
    I look forward to hearing from you in due course
    at the appropriate time, when the time is ripe, in time, in the fullness of time, in the course of time, at a later date, by and by, sooner or later, in the end, eventually

    of course

    2
    there are, of course, exceptions to the rule
    naturally, as might be expected, as you/one would expect, needless to say, certainly, to be sure, as a matter of course, obviously, it goes without saying
    informal natch

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