1. [ noun ] (law) an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
Synonyms: tribunal judicature
Related terms: assembly trial_court federal_court International_Court_of_Justice criminal_court Star_Chamber police_court divorce_court inferior_court assizes appellate_court juvenile_court kangaroo_court chancery military_court probate_court quarter_sessions Rota moot_court superior_court supreme_court traffic_court consistory Sanhedrin inquisition court_of_domestic_relations f.i.s.c. jury Bench
2. [ noun ] (government) the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state
Synonyms: royal_court
Related terms: government porte court_of_saint_james's
3. [ noun ] (geography) a specially marked area within which a game is played

"players had to reserve a court in advance"

Related terms: playing_field tennis_court squash_court basketball_court volleyball_court handball_court badminton_court
4. [ noun ] (law) a room in which a law court sits
Synonyms: courtroom

"television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"

Related terms: room courthouse courthouse banch jury_box bar witness_box law
5. [ noun ] (geography) a yard wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings
Synonyms: courtyard

"the house was built around an inner court"

Related terms: yard bailey cloister forecourt parvis atrium building
6. [ noun ] (housing) the residence of a sovereign or nobleman

"the king will visit the duke's court"

Related terms: residence
7. [ noun ] the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince
Synonyms: royal_court
Related terms: cortege
8. [ verb ] make amorous advances towards
Synonyms: woo solicit romance

"john is courting Mary"

Related terms: act chase display suitor love_story courtship
9. [ noun ] (housing) a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
Synonyms: motel tourist_court motor_lodge motor_inn motor_hotel
Related terms: hotel motel motel_room
10. [ verb ] seek someone's favor
Synonyms: woo

"China is wooing Russia"

Related terms: suitor
11. [ verb ] engage in social activities leading to marriage

"We were courting for over ten years"

Related terms: act courtship
12. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 15551
13. [ noun ] (sport,tennis,games) Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
Synonyms: margaret_court
Related terms: tennis_player
14. [ noun ] respectful deference
Synonyms: homage

"pay court to the emperor"

Related terms: deference woo
Similar spelling:   Cort