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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a mode of action;
- Example: "if you persist in that course you will surely fail"
- Example: "once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place"
[syn: course, course of action]


WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

course of action n 1: a mode of action; "if you persist in that course you will surely fail"; "once a nation is embarked on a course of action it becomes extremely difficult for any retraction to take place" [syn: course, course of action]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

41 Moby Thesaurus words for "course of action": action, ad hoc measure, answer, artifice, contrivance, countermove, coup, demarche, device, dodge, effort, expedient, gimmick, improvisation, jury-rig, jury-rigged expedient, last expedient, last resort, last shift, makeshift, maneuver, means, measure, move, pis aller, resort, resource, shake-up, shift, solution, step, stopgap, stratagem, stroke, stroke of policy, tactic, temporary expedient, trick, trump, working hypothesis, working proposition