- a tribunal presided over by a judge, judges, or a magistrate in civil and criminal cases；the place where a court meets
- be involved with romantically, typically with the intention of marrying；(of a male bird or other animal) try to attract (a mate).
noun: court, plural noun: courts
- 1. a tribunal presided over by a judge, judges, or a magistrate in civil and criminal cases she will take the matter to court a court case 同義詞
- ▪ the place where a court meets everyone in the court knew he was going down, innocent or guilty
- ▪ the judge or judges presiding at a court.
- 2. a quadrangular area, either open or covered, marked out for ball games such as tennis or basketball I prefer an indoor court 同義詞
- ▪ a quadrangular area surrounded by a building or group of buildings. 同義詞
- ▪ a subdivision of a building, usually a large hall extending to the ceiling with galleries and staircases.
- 3. the establishment, retinue, and courtiers of a sovereign the emperor is shown with his court 同義詞
- ▪ a sovereign and his or her councilors, constituting a ruling power relations between the king and the imperial court
- ▪ a sovereign's residence he lived for four years at the court of King Philip 同義詞
- 1. dated be involved with romantically, typically with the intention of marrying he was courting a girl from the neighboring farm we went to the movies when we were courting 同義詞
- ▪ dated (of a male bird or other animal) try to attract (a mate).
- ▪ dated pay special attention to (someone) in an attempt to win their support or favor Western politicians courted the leaders of the newly independent states 同義詞
- ▪ dated go to great lengths to win (favorable attention) he never had to court the approval of the political elite 同義詞
- ▪ dated risk incurring (misfortune) because of the way one behaves he has often courted controversy 同義詞