Definition of course:
education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings; "he took a course in basket weaving"; "flirting is not unknown in college classes"
a connected series of events or actions or developments; "the government took a firm course"; "historians can only point out those lines for which evidence is available"
general line of orientation; "the river takes a southern course"; "the northeastern trend of the coast"
a mode of action; "if you persist in that course you will surely fail"; "once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place"
a line or route along which something travels or moves; "the hurricane demolished houses in its path"; "the track of an animal"; "the course of the river"
a body of students who are taught together; "early morning classes are always sleepy"
part of a meal served at one time; "she prepared a three course meal"
(construction) a layer of masonry; "a course of bricks"
facility consisting of a circumscribed area of land or water laid out for a sport; "the course had only nine holes"; "the course was less than a mile"
move swiftly through or over; "ships coursing the Atlantic"
move along, of liquids; "Water flowed into the cave"; "the Missouri feeds into the Mississippi"
hunt with hounds; "He often courses hares"
as might be expected; "naturally, the lawyer sent us a huge bill"