Synonyms of 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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Definition and meaning of court (Dictionary)