Course Definition & Meaning – Merriam-Webster

There is no cure, but the treatment will slow the course of the disease.

Students earn the degree after a two-year course of study.

The ship was blown off course by a storm.

The pilot brought the plane back on course.

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

He’s based in New York City and lectures as part of Columbia Business School’s course on Bridging the American Divide.

John Benjamin, Fortune, 11 Aug. 2022

Leo and Cayla go next, and Leo can barely even jump into the water to start the course.

Sydney Bucksbaum,, 11 Aug. 2022

The pictures, released Thursday, added to a growing belief that the blasts may be the result of Ukrainian attacks, suggesting an ability to strike deep behind enemy lines that could help shift the course of the war.

Caroline Radnofsky, NBC News, 11 Aug. 2022

These are likely to come fast, so tech leaders who don't relish the challenge and aren't enthused by the cycle of change, adaptation and improvement may not stay the course.

Agur Jõgi, Forbes, 10 Aug. 2022

Throughout the course of the podcast’s creation, the former Demos president traveled across the country with her producers and researchers, to find compelling stories of the solidarity phenomenon.

Okla Jones, Essence, 10 Aug. 2022

The dinners are now a full course meal and more than 100 people attend every week.

Laura Rodríguez Presa, Chicago Tribune, 10 Aug. 2022

Although major details about the upcoming Urus remain under wraps until then, Lamborghini does reveal a few things about the machine that conquered the storied hill-climb course.

Eric Stafford, Car and Driver, 10 Aug. 2022

For note-taking and accessing course materials from the cloud, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 6 is a great alternative to toting around a laptop all day.

Rachel Klein, Popular Mechanics, 10 Aug. 2022

Recent Examples on the Web: Verb

Smith did his best to go along in describing the Stadium Course, with its island green and deceptive shots, and a centuries-old links course that this week was so brittle and brown the balls rolled faster on the fairways than the greens.

Doug Ferguson, Chron, 18 July 2022

Members have to commit to a five-week financial fundamentals course, monthly mentoring circle meetings and other program gatherings.

oregonlive, 11 July 2022

Unless the world changes course and drastically cuts the use of fossil fuels, Reed said people should expect progressively worse effects from hurricane season.

Rachel Ramirez, CNN, 12 Apr. 2022

Numerous muscles, ligaments, tendons, and connective tissue sheaths course through this area, woven in with arteries, veins, lymph vessels, and nerves.

Esther Smith, Outside Online, 8 Aug. 2021

Our current superintendent has supported this fight and has taken steps to course correct.

Baltimore Sun, 17 May 2022

For Selin, a narrator who treats course descriptions as manifestos, this portends a drastic shift in worldview and sensibility.

Jennifer Wilson, The Atlantic, 19 Apr. 2022

The Federal Reserve is finally starting to course correct.

William J. Luther, National Review, 5 May 2022

When in doubt, err on the side of caution, slow down and course correct.

John Hall, Forbes, 1 May 2022

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