Court is defined as an uncovered area partially or completely surrounded by structures.(noun)
An example of court is an outdoor area in an office park where office workers have lunch.
The definition of a court is a short street that is closed at one end.(noun)
An example of court is a street without through traffic.
Court is an area dedicated for playing a specific game.(noun)
An example of court is a basketball hoop with open asphalt around it used for playing basketball.
Court is a building or room where legal cases are heard and decided by a judge.(noun)
An example of court is where someone would go to plead their case against a traffic violation.
Court means to pay attention to someone to get something or to seek someone for marriage or dating.(verb)
An example of court is a man sending flowers to a woman he wants to take out to dinner.
See court in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr < VL curtis < L cohors (gen. cohortis), enclosed place: see cohort
See court in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French cort
Origin: , from Latin cohors, cohort-, courtyard, retinue; see gher-1 in Indo-European roots.
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