Definition of Course of action

1. Noun. A mode of action. "Once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place"

Exact synonyms: Course
Generic synonyms: Action
Specialized synonyms: Blind Alley, Collision Course, Path, Way, Way Of Life



Definition of Course of action

1. Noun. A plan; a set of intended actions, through which one intends to achieve a goal. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Course Of Action

courier
couriered
couriering
couriers
couring
courlan
courlans
courol
cours
course
course authoring tool
course authoring tools
course catalog
course catalogue
course credit
course of action (current term)
course of instruction
course of lectures
course of study
course session
course work
coursebook
coursebooks
coursed
courseless
courselike
courseload
courseloads
coursemate
coursemates

Literary usage of Course of action

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1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
"Afterwards, when he had collected a force deemed amply sufficient, he wasted his time at Halifax, apparently unable to decide on a definite course of action ..."

2. The Works of Thomas Carlyle by Thomas Carlyle, Henry Duff Traill (1898)
"... and Company again have a Colloquy (Bautzen, September 15th); after which Everybody starts on his special Course of Action ..."

3. History of Friedrich II, of Prussia: Called Frederick the Great by Thomas Carlyle (1900)
"... and Company again have a Colloquy (Bautzen, September 15th); after which Everybody starts on his special Course of Action ..."

4. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1880)
"... and thus placed his course of action in harmony with the judgment he had formed and recorded.t * Report, dated Headquarters in the Crimea, ..."

5. Report of the Proceedings by Church congress (1874)
"... that would militate against the course of action that ho himself hoped might be reached in the meetings. The Right Rev. the BISHOP OF MELBOURNE. ..."

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