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coach

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Noun, Verb (usu participle), Verb (transitive)

CIDE DICTIONARY

coachn. [F. coche, fr. It. cocchio, dim. of cocca little boat, fr. L. concha mussel, mussel shell, Gr. , akin to Skr. çankha. Cf. Conch, Cockboat, Cockle.].
  •  A large, closed, four-wheeled carriage, having doors in the sides, and generally a front and back seat inside, each for two persons, and an elevated outside seat in front for the driver.  [1913 Webster]
    " Coaches have a variety of forms, and differ in respect to the number of persons they can carry. Mail coaches and tallyho coaches often have three or more seats inside, each for two or three persons, and seats outside, sometimes for twelve or more."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A special tutor who assists in preparing a student for examination.  [1913 Webster]
    "Wareham was studying for India with a Wancester coach."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A cabin on the after part of the quarter-deck, usually occupied by the captain.  [1913 Webster]
    "The commanders came on board and the council sat in the coach."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A first-class passenger car, as distinguished from a drawing-room car, sleeping car, etc. It is sometimes loosely applied to any passenger car.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One who coaches;  [+PJC]
coachv. t. 
  •  To convey in a coach.  Pope.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To prepare for public examination by private instruction; to train by special instruction.  [1913 Webster]
    "I coached him before he got his scholarship."  [1913 Webster]
coachv. i. 
     To drive or to ride in a coach; -- sometimes used with  E. Waterhouse.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

coach, n. & v.
--n.
1 a single-decker bus, usu. comfortably equipped for longer journeys.
2 a railway carriage.
3 a horse-drawn carriage, usu. closed, esp. a State carriage or a stagecoach.
4 a an instructor or trainer in sport. b a private tutor.
5 US economy-class seating in an aircraft.
6 Austral. a docile cow or bullock used as a decoy to attract wild cattle.
--v.
1 tr. a train or teach (a pupil, sports team, etc.) as a coach. b give hints to; prime with facts.
2 intr. travel by stagecoach (in the old coaching days).

Idiom
coach-built (of motor-car bodies) individually built by craftsmen. coach-house an outhouse for carriages. coach station a stopping-place for a number of coaches, usu. with buildings and amenities.
Etymology
F coche f. Magyar kocsi (adj.) f. Kocs in Hungary

THESAURUS

coach

Privatdocent, Privatdozent, Pullman, Pullman car, advise, advocate, amateur athlete, archer, athlete, athletic coach, baggage car, ballplayer, barge, baseballer, baseman, batter, battery, blocking back, boat, bowman, boxcar, brief, bus, caboose, car, carriage, cart, catcher, center, chair car, coacher, coal car, competitor, confer, consult with, counsel, covered waggon, cram, cram with facts, crammer, cricketer, day coach, defensive lineman, diner, dinghy, dining car, direct, drawing room, dray, drill, driller, drillmaster, end, exercise, ferry, flat, flatcar, float, footballer, forerunner, games-player, gamester, gondola, groomer, guard, guide, infielder, instruct, instructor, jock, jumper, kibitz, lighter, lineman, local, luggage van, mail car, mail van, meddle, mentor, motor coach, offensive lineman, omnibus, outfield, outfielder, palace car, parlor car, passenger car, pathfinder, player, poloist, preparationist, preparator, prepare, preparer, prescribe, prime, private instructor, professional athlete, prompt, propose, pugilist, quarterback, racer, raft, railway car, recommend, reefer, refrigerator car, roomette, school, ship, skater, sled, sledge, sleeper, smoker, smoking car, sport, sportsman, stockcar, stuff with knowledge, submit, suggest, tackle, tailback, tank, teacher, tender, toxophilite, trailblazer, train, trainer, truck, tutor, tutorer, van, waggon, wagon, wheelbarrow, wingback, wrestler

ROGET THESAURUS

coach

Vehicle

N vehicle, conveyance, carriage, caravan, van, common carrier, wagon, waggon, wain, dray, cart, lorry, truck, tram, cariole, carriole, limber, tumbrel, pontoon, barrow, wheel barrow, hand barrow, perambulator, Bath chair, wheel chair, sedan chair, chaise, palankeen, palanquin, litter, brancard, crate, hurdle, stretcher, ambulance, black Maria, conestoga wagon, conestoga wain, jinrikisha, ricksha, brett, dearborn, dump cart, hack, hackery, jigger, kittereen, mailstate, manomotor, rig, rockaway, prairie schooner, shay, sloven, team, tonga, wheel, hobbyhorse, go-cart, cycle, bicycle, bike, two-wheeler, tricycle, velocipede, quadricycle, equipage, turn-out, coach, chariot, phaeton, break, mail phaeton, wagonette, drag, curricle, tilbury, whisky, landau, barouche, victoria, brougham, clarence, calash, caleche, britzka, araba, kibitka, berlin, sulky, desobligeant, sociable, vis-a-vis, dormeuse, jaunting car, outside car, dandi, doolie, dooly, munchil, palki, roller skates, skate, runabout, ski, tonjon, vettura, post chaise, diligence, stage, stage coach, mail coach, hackney coach, glass coach, stage wagon, car, omnibus, fly, cabriolet, cab, hansom, shofle, four-wheeler, growler, droshki, drosky, dogcart, trap, whitechapel, buggy, four-in-hand, unicorn, random, tandem, shandredhan, char-a-bancs, motor car, automobile, limousine, car, auto, jalopy, clunker, lemon, flivver, coupe, sedan, two-door sedan, four-door sedan, luxury sedan, wheels, sports car, roadster, gran turismo, jeep, four-wheel drive vehicle, electric car, steamer, golf cart, electric wagon, taxicab, cab, taxicoach, checker cab, yellow cab, station wagon, family car, motorcycle, motor bike, side car, van, minivan, bus, minibus, microbus, truck, wagon, pick-up wagon, pick-up, tractor- trailer, road train, articulated vehicle, racing car, racer, hot rod, stock car, souped-up car, bob, bobsled, bobsleigh, cutter, double ripper, double runner, jumper, sled, sledge, sleigh, toboggan, train, accommodation train, passenger train, express trail, special train, corridor train, parliamentary train, luggage train, freight train, goods train, 1st class train, 2nd class train, 3rd class train, 1st class carriage, 2nd class carriage, 3rd class carriage, 1st class compartment, 2nd class compartment, 3rd class compartment, rolling stock, horse box, cattle truck, baggage car, express car, freight car, parlor car, dining car, Pullman car, sleeping car, sleeper, dome car, surface car, tram car, trolley car, box car, box wagon, horse car, bullet train, shinkansen, cannonball, the Wabash cannonball, lightning express, luggage van, mail, mail car, mail van, shovel, spool, spatula, ladle, hod, hoe, spade, spaddle, loy, spud, pitchfork, post hole digger, tractor, steamshovel, backhoe, fork lift, earth mover, dump truck, bulldozer, grader, caterpillar, trench digger, steamroller, pile driver, crane, wrecking crane.

Teaching

VB teach, instruct, educate, edify, school, tutor, cram, prime, coach, enlighten, inculcate, indoctrinate, inoculate, infuse, instill, infix, ingraft, infiltrate, imbue, impregnate, implant, graft, sow the seeds of, disseminate, given an idea of, put up to, put in the way of, set right, sharpen the wits, enlarge the mind, give new ideas, open the eyes, bring forward, teach the young idea how to shoot, improve, expound, lecture, read a lesson, give a lesson, give a lecture, give a sermon, give a discourse, incept, hold forth, preach, sermonize, moralize, point a moral, train, discipline, bring up, bring up to, form, ground, prepare, qualify, drill, exercise, practice, habituate, familiarize with, nurture, drynurse, breed, rear, take in hand, break, break in, tame, preinstruct, initiate, inure, put to nurse, send to school, direct, guide, direct attention to, impress upon the mind, impress upon the memory, beat into, beat into the head, convince, book, workbook, exercise book, preach to the wise, teach one's grandmother to suck eggs, teach granny to suck eggs, preach to the converted.

Teacher

N teacher, trainer, instructor, institutor, master, tutor, director, Corypheus, dry nurse, coach, grinder, crammer, don, governor, bear leader, governess, duenna, disciplinarian, professor, lecturer, reader, prelector, prolocutor, preacher, chalk talker, khoja, pastor, schoolmaster, dominie, usher, pedagogue, abecedarian, schoolmistress, dame, monitor, pupil teacher, expositor, preceptor, guide, guru, mentor, pioneer, apostle, missionary, propagandist, munshi, example, professorship, tutelage, professorial, qui doet discet.


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