Definition of Court


  • respectful deference
    "pay court to the emperor"
  • an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings
    "the house was built around an inner court"
  • the residence of a sovereign or nobleman
    "the king will visit the duke's court"
  • a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws
    - court of law - court of justice
  • a hotel for motorists
    provides direct access from rooms to parking area
    - motor hotel - motor inn - motor lodge - tourist court
  • the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince
    - royal court
  • Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
    - margaret court
  • a specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played
    "players had to reserve a court in advance"
  • the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state
    - royal court
  • a room in which a lawcourt sits
    "television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"
  • an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business


  • engage in social activities leading to marriage
    "We were courting for over ten years"
  • seek someone's favor
    "China is wooing Russia"
  • make amorous advances towards
    "John is courting Mary"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble court

28 unscramble word found using the letters court.

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