Coach definition

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To train or tutor or to act as a trainer or tutor.
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To coach is defined as to train or teach someone.

An example of to coach is someone training a high school soccer team.

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(sports) A person who trains or directs athletes or athletic teams.
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A bus, especially one designed for long-distance passenger service.
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A railroad passenger car.
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A closed automobile, usually with two doors.
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A large, closed, four-wheeled carriage with an elevated exterior seat for the driver; a stagecoach.
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A person who gives instruction, as in singing or acting.
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A private tutor employed to prepare a student for an examination.
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A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.
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(rail transport) A railroad car drawn by a locomotive.
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(UK) A single decked long-distance, or privately hired bus.
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(nautical) The forward part of the cabin space under the poop deck of a sailing ship; the fore-cabin under the quarter deck.
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That part of a commercial passenger airplane reserved for those paying standard fare.

John flew coach to Vienna, but first-class back home.

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(sports) To train.
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To instruct; to train.

She has coached many opera stars.

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(intransitive) To travel in a coach (sometimes coach it).
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To convey in a coach.

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The definition of a coach is a large four-wheeled covered wagon used for transportation in the 16th to 19th centuries or a passenger railroad car.

An example of a coach is the buggy that Amish people use today to get from one place to another.

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Coach is defined as the lowest fare available on different types of transportation.

An example of coach is the largest area available for passengers on an airplane.

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To transport by or ride in a coach.
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A large, covered, four-wheeled carriage used formerly as a public conveyance, with seats for passengers inside and an open, raised seat in front for the driver.
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A railroad passenger car.
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The lowest-priced class of accommodations on some aircraft.
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An enclosed automobile, usually a two-door sedan.
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A private tutor who prepares a student in a subject or for an examination.
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An instructor or trainer, as of athletes, actors, or singers.
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(baseball) A member of the team at bat, stationed near first and near third base to signal and direct the base runners and batters.
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(sports) The person who is in overall charge of a team and the strategy in games.
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In or by means of coach accommodations.
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(rare) To carry in a coach.
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To instruct in a subject, or prepare for an examination, by private tutoring.
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To instruct and train (athletes, actors, etc.)
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To ride in a coach.
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To act as a coach.
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Coach class.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
coach
Plural:
coaches

Origin of coach

  • French coche from obsolete German Kotsche from Hungarian kocsi after Kocs , a town of northwest Hungary (where such carriages were first made)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French coche, from German Kutsche, from Hungarian kocsi. According to historians, the coach was named after the small Hungarian town of Kocs, which made a livelihood from cart building and transport between Vienna and Budapest.

    From Wiktionary