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Noun: court  kort
  1. An assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
    - tribunal, judicature
     
  2. (law) a room in which a lawcourt sits
    "television cameras were admitted in the court";
    - courtroom
     
  3. The sovereign and his advisers who are the governing power of a state
    - royal court
     
  4. A specially marked horizontal area within which a game is played
    "players had to reserve a court in advance"
     
  5. The family and retinue of a sovereign or prince
    - royal court
     
  6. A hotel for motorists; provides direct access from rooms to parking area
    - motor hotel, motor inn, motor lodge, tourist court
     
  7. A tribunal that is presided over by a magistrate or by one or more judges who administer justice according to the laws
    - lawcourt, court of law, court of justice
     
  8. The residence of a sovereign or nobleman
    "the king will visit the duke's court"
     
  9. An area wholly or partly surrounded by walls or buildings
    "the house was built around an inner court";
    - courtyard
     
  10. Respectful deference
    "pay court to the emperor";
    - homage
Verb: court  kort
  1. Make amorous advances towards
    "John is courting Mary";
    - woo, romance, solicit
     
  2. Seek someone's favour
    "China is courting Russia";
    - woo
     
  3. Engage in social activities leading to marriage
    "We were courting for over ten years"
Noun: Court
  1. Australian woman tennis player who won many major championships (born in 1947)
    - Margaret Court

Sounds like: caught, quart

Derived forms: courts, courting, courted

Type of: act, area, assembly, athletic field, authorities, cort├Ęge, deference, entourage, field, government, hotel, move, playing area, playing field, regime, residence, respect, retinue, room, suite, tennis player

Part of: building, courthouse, edifice

Encyclopedia: Court, Switzerland