place where justice is administered

1) to hold court

2) to adjourn; dismiss (a) court

3) to take smb. to court

4) to clog the courts (with frivolous litigation)

5) an appeals (esp. BE), appellate; circuit; city, municipal; county; criminal; crown (BE); district (AE); domestic relations, family; federal (US); high; juvenile; kangaroo ('irregular'); magistrate's; moot; night; orphans'; police; probate; small-claims; superior; supreme; traffic; trial court

6) a court of appeals; a court of common pleas; a court of domestic relations; a court of law; a court of original jurisdiction

7) in court (to testify in court; in open court)

8) out of court (to settle a case out of court)

sovereign's residence

9) to hold court

10) at court (at the court of Louis XIV)


11) to pay court to smb.

sports arena

12) a basketball; clay (for tennis); grass (for tennis); squash; tennis; volleyball court


(obsol.) (AE)

13) a motor, tourist court

* * *
a court of common pleas
a court of domestic relations
a court of law
a court of original jurisdiction
dismiss (a) court
domestic relations
tourist court
trial court
volleyball court
kangaroo ('irregular')
crown (BE)
federal (US)
clay (for tennis)
grass (for tennis)
['homage'] to pay court to smb.
['motel'] (obsol.) (AE) a motor
['place where justice is administered'] to hold court
['sports arena'] a basketball
a court of appeals
to adjourn
to take smb. to court
at court (at the court of Louis XIV)
an appeals (esp. BE)
out of court (to settle a case out of court)
in court (to testify in court; in open court)
to clog the courts (with frivolous litigation)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.


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