Synonyms for court


1. court, tribunal, judicature, assembly
usage: an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
2. court, courtroom, room
usage: a room in which a lawcourt sits; "television cameras were admitted in the courtroom"
3. court, royal court, government, authorities, regime
usage: the sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state
4. court, playing field, athletic field, playing area, field
usage: a specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played; "players had to reserve a court in advance"
5. Court, Margaret Court
usage: Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
6. court, royal court, cortege, retinue, suite, entourage
usage: the family and retinue of a sovereign or prince
7. motor hotel, motor inn, motor lodge, tourist court, court, hotel
usage: a hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
8. court, lawcourt, court of law, court of justice, court, tribunal, judicature
usage: a tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws
9. court, residence
usage: the residence of a sovereign or nobleman; "the king will visit the duke's court"
10. court, courtyard, area
usage: an area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings; "the house was built around an inner court"
11. court, homage, deference, respect
usage: respectful deference; "pay court to the emperor"


1. woo, court, romance, solicit, act, move
usage: make amorous advances towards; "John is courting Mary"
2. woo, court
usage: seek someone's favor; "China is wooing Russia"
3. court, act, move
usage: engage in social activities leading to marriage; "We were courting for over ten years"
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