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  1. coach
  2. noun

    • 1. an athletic instructor or trainer:

      a football coach the coach of the Canadian team
    • 2. a tutor who gives private or specialized teaching.


    • 1. train or instruct (a team or player):

      he has coached the Edmeston Panthers for six years
    • 2. give (someone) extra or private teaching:

      he was coached to speak more slowly and curb his hand gestures
    • 3. teach (a subject or sport) as a coach:

      a Washington realtor who coaches soccer
    • 4. prompt or urge (someone) with instructions:

      he had improperly coached the witness to testify more credibly
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: coach, plural noun: coaches

    • v.: verb: coach, 3rd person present: coaches, gerund or present participle: coaching, past tense: coached, past participle: coached

    • noun

      a horse-drawn carriage, especially a closed one.

      a railroad car.

    • verb

      travel by coach:
    • adverb

      in economy class accommodations in an aircraft or train:
    • noun

      an instructor or trainer in sport:

      a private tutor who gives extra teaching.

    • verb

      train or instruct (a team or player):

      give (someone) extra teaching:

    • noun

      a comfortably equipped single-decker bus used for longer journeys:

      a railway carriage.

    • verb

      travel by coach:
    • adverb

      in economy class accommodation in an aircraft or train:
    • noun

      another term for coach
    • noun

      a stagecoach carrying mail along a regular route between two places:
    • adjective

      (of a vehicle) having specially or individually built bodywork.
    • noun

      a person who counsels and encourages clients on matters having to do with careers or personal challenges.
    • noun

      an outbuilding in which a carriage is or was kept.
    • noun

      another term for lag screw
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