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. (noun)
The residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary; a palace. (noun)
The collective body of persons composing the retinue of a sovereign or person high in authority; all the surroundings of a sovereign in his regal state. (noun)
Any formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign; as, to hold a court. (noun)
Attention directed to a person in power; conduct or address designed to gain favor; courtliness of manners; civility; compliment; flattery. (noun)
The hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered. (noun)
The persons officially assembled under authority of law, at the appropriate time and place, for the administration of justice; an official assembly, legally met together for the transaction of judicial business; a judge or judges sitting for the hearing or trial of causes. (noun)
A tribunal established for the administration of justice. (noun)
The judge or judges; as distinguished from the counsel or jury, or both. (noun)
The session of a judicial assembly. (noun)
Any jurisdiction, civil, military, or ecclesiastical. (noun)
A place arranged for playing the games of tennis, basketball, squash, badminton, volleyball and some other games; also, one of the divisions of a tennis court. (noun)
To seek to achieve or win. (verb)
To risk (a consequence, usually negative). (verb)
To win a commitment to marry from. (verb)
To engage in behavior leading to mating. (verb)
To attempt to attract. (verb)
To attempt to gain alliance with. (verb)
To engage in activities intended to win someone's affections. (verb)
To engage in courtship behavior. (verb)
Examples of word Court
The court next higher than a justice's court, is a court held in each county, generally called a _county court_, or _court of common pleas_.
Undoubtedly, upon a writ of error to a State court, unless the record shows a case that gives jurisdiction, the case must be dismissed for want of jurisdiction in _this court_.
There is a court for the trial of persons guilty of disturbing the peace, and of such other minor offenses as are usually punishable by imprisonment in the county jail, called _police court_.
In the state of New York the judge of this court is called _surrogate_, and the court is called _surrogate's court_.
Of course some of my court appearances before the crowned heads of Europe are dear to me, not so much because they were _court_ appearances, but because of the graciousness and appreciation of the highly placed personages for whom I played.