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Coach

Coach Meaning & Definition
Coach Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Coach?

[n] a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"
[n] a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
[n] a railcar where passengers ride
[n] a person who gives private instruction (as in singing or acting)
[n] (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
[v] teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports; "He is training our Olympic team"; "She is coaching the crew"
[v] drive a coach

Synonyms | Synonyms for Coach: autobus | bus | charabanc | coach-and-four | double-decker | four-in-hand | handler | jitney | manager | motorbus | motorcoach | omnibus | passenger car | private instructor | train | tutor

Related Terms | Find terms related to Coach: 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 | Privatdocent | Privatdozent | private instructor | professional athlete | prompt | propose | pugilist | Pullman | Pullman car | 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

See Also | baseball coach | baseball manager | basketball coach | box | box seat | buffet car | car | carriage | chair car | conditioner | crammer | diner | dining car | dining compartment | drawing-room car | drive | equipage | fleet | football coach | hockey coach | instruct | instructor | John Joseph McGraw | John McGraw | learn | McGraw | nonsmoker | nonsmoking car | palace car | parlor car | parlour car | passenger train | public transport | Pullman | Pullman car | railcar | railroad car | railway car | rig | roof | school bus | sleeper | sleeping car | smoker | smoking car | smoking carriage | smoking compartment | stage | stagecoach | teach | teacher | tennis coach | trackless trolley | trainer | trolley coach | trolleybus | wagon-lit | window

Coach In Webster's Dictionary

\Coach\ (?; 224), n. [F. coche, fr. It. cocchio, dim. of cocca little boat, fr. L. concha mussel, mussel shell, Gr. ?, akin to Skr. [,c]ankha. Cf. {Conch}, {Cockboat}, {Cockle}.] 1. 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. Note: 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. 2. A special tutor who assists in preparing a student for examination; a trainer; esp. one who trains a boat's crew for a race. [Colloq.] Wareham was studying for India with a Wancester coach. --G. Eliot. 3. (Naut.) A cabin on the after part of the quarter-deck, usually occupied by the captain. [Written also {couch}.] [Obs.] The commanders came on board and the council sat in the coach. --Pepys. 4. (Railroad) A first-class passenger car, as distinguished from a drawing-room car, sleeping car, etc. It is sometimes loosely applied to any passenger car.
\Coach\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Coached}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coaching}.] 1. To convey in a coach. --Pope. 2. To prepare for public examination by private instruction; to train by special instruction. [Colloq.] I coached him before he got his scholarship. --G. Eliot.
\Coach\, v. i. To drive or to ride in a coach; -- sometimes used with it. [Colloq.] ``Coaching it to all quarters.'' --E. Waterhouse.

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