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coach

coach

 
 
pronunciation:
koch
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb, adverb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a four-wheeled, horse-drawn carriage, enclosed, with an outside seat for the driver.
The countess was to visit her sister that day and asked that the coach be made ready.
 
synonyms:
carriage
similar words:
cab, four-in-hand, hackney, landau, phaeton, stagecoach, surrey
definition 2: a bus designed for intercity use or long-distance travel.
We went on a tour of Italy by coach last year.
synonyms:
bus
similar words:
omnibus
definition 3: an inexpensive class of airline or railway travel, lacking the amenities of first class.
The food served in coach is not as fancy as the food in first class.
synonyms:
second class
similar words:
economy
definition 4: a person who trains and directs an athlete or athletic team.
 
synonyms:
manager, trainer
similar words:
director
definition 5: a person who trains or tutors a student in a specialized field, such as singing, acting, or an academic subject.
synonyms:
tutor
similar words:
instructor, mentor, preceptor, teacher
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: coached, coaches, coaching
definition: to give training or direction to.
She is coaching the soccer team.The lawyer coached his client on how to testify.
synonyms:
train
similar words:
cram, discipline, drill, educate, exercise, groom, guide, instruct, prep, prepare, prime, teach, tutor
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to serve as a coach.
He coached for ten years.
synonyms:
train
similar words:
educate, teach, tutor
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part of speech: adverb
definition: by means of a coach, or in coach class.
We flew coach on the return trip.
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