|1.||[ noun ] (law) an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business|
|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|
|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|
"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|
"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"
|7.||[ noun ] the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince|
|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|
"China is wooing Russia"
|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)|
|14.||[ noun ] respectful deference|
"pay court to the emperor"
|Related terms:||deference woo|