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court 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/kôrt/,
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courts, plural;
  1. Be involved with romantically, typically with the intention of marrying
    • - he was courting a girl from the neighboring farm
    • - we went to the movies when we were courting
  2. (of a male bird or other animal) Try to attract (a mate)

  3. Pay special attention to (someone) in an attempt to win their support or favor
    • - Western politicians courted the leaders of the newly independent states
  4. Go to great lengths to win (favorable attention)
    • - he never had to court the approval of the political elite
  5. Risk incurring (misfortune) because of the way one behaves
    • - he has often courted controversy
Noun
  1. A tribunal presided over by a judge, judges, or a magistrate in civil and criminal cases
    • - a settlement was reached during the first sitting of the court
    • - she will take the matter to court
    • - a court case
  2. Any of various other tribunals, such as military courts

  3. The place where such a tribunal meets

  4. The judge or judges presiding at such a tribunal

  5. A quadrangular area, either open or covered, marked out for ball games such as tennis or basketball
    • - I prefer an indoor court
  6. A quadrangular area surrounded by a building or group of buildings

  7. A subdivision of a building, usually a large hall extending to the ceiling with galleries and staircases

  8. The establishment, retinue, and courtiers of a sovereign
    • - the emperor is shown with his court
  9. A sovereign and his or her councilors, constituting a ruling power
    • - relations between the king and the imperial court
  10. A sovereign's residence


  1. an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
  2. woo: make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary"
  3. a room in which a lawcourt sits; "television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"
  4. woo: seek someone's favor; "China is wooing Russia"
  5. engage in social activities leading to marriage; "We were courting for over ten years"
  6. the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state
  7. A court is a form of tribunal, often a governmental institution, with the authority to adjudicate legal disputes between parties and carry out the administration of justice in civil, criminal, and administrative matters in accordance with the rule of law. ...
  8. In basketball, the basketball court is the playing surface, consisting of a rectangular floor with baskets at either end. In professional or organized basketball, especially when played indoors, it is usually made out of a hardwood, often maple, and highly polished. ...
  9. Court is a municipality in the Jura bernois administrative district in the canton of Bern in Switzerland. It is located in the French-speaking Bernese Jura (Jura Bernois).
  10. Government Center is an MBTA subway station and a transfer point between the Green Line and the Blue Line. It is located at the intersection of Tremont, Court and Cambridge Streets in the Government Center area of Boston.
  11. The court of a monarch, or at some periods an important nobleman, is a term for the extended household and all those who regularly attended on the ruler or central figure. ...
  12. A tennis court is where the game of tennis is played. It is a firm rectangular surface with a low net stretched across the center. The same surface can be used to play both doubles and singles.
  13. An abbreviated term of respect for any court ("the Court"); A surname for someone who worked or lived in a court
  14. An enclosed space; a courtyard; an uncovered area shut in by the walls of a building, or by different building; also, a space opening from a street and nearly surrounded by houses; a blind alley; The residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary; a palace; The collective body of ...
  15. (Courts (Sports)) Can Ronald Reagan eat a tennis ball? Of courts he can't.
  16. (Courts) are where judgment is passed and indicates that you are judgmental with regard to the subject matter of the dream. You probably suffer most under your own judgmental hammer.
  17. (courts) Judicial tribunals that meet in a regular place and apply the law in an attempt to settle disputes by weighing the arguments presented by advocates for each party.
  18. (courts) Recognition categories for Seminar Awards Night. Achievers are recognized for recruiting and sales. See the current Seminar prize brochure.
  19. Government entity authorized to resolve legal disputes. Judges sometimes use "court" to refer to themselves in the third person, as in "the court has read the briefs."
  20. Area of play, as defined by the outer boundary lines.
  21. The area on which a basketball game is played; bounded by 2 sidelines and 2 end lines, containing a basket at each end.
  22. the branch of the government that can determine interpretation of laws and resolve legal problems. In North Carolina, several courts exist including Small Claims, District, Superior, Court of Appeals, and Supreme Court.
  23. A term formerly used to mean a Church disciplinary council.
  24. The king, queen, maids and dukes of the krewe.
  25. The tennis court is 78 feet long and 27 feet wide for singles, 36 feet wide for doubles. It is divided across the middle by the net. Service lines are marked 21 feet from each side of the net and parallel to it. ...