concourse

  • 1 Concourse — Con course, n. [F. concours, L. concursus, fr. concurrere to run together. See {Concur}.] 1. A moving, flowing, or running together; confluence. [1913 Webster] The good frame of the universe was not the product of chance or fortuitous concourse… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 concourse — [n1] passageway avenue, boulevard, entrance, foyer, hall, highway, lobby, lounge, meeting place, path, rallying point*, road, street; concepts 440,501 concourse [n2] crowd, group assemblage, assembly, collection, concursion, confluence,… …

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  • 3 concourse — index assemblage, assembly, caucus, causeway, coaction, intersection, rendezvous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 concourse — late 14c., from M.Fr. concours, from L. concursus a running together, from pp. of concurrere (see CONCUR (Cf. concur)). Originally the flowing of a crowd of people; sense of open space in a built up place is Amer.Eng. 1862 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 concourse — Junction, confluence …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 6 concourse — ► NOUN 1) a large open area inside or in front of a public building. 2) formal a crowd of people. ORIGIN Latin concursus, from concurrere assemble in crowds …

    English terms dictionary

  • 7 concourse — [kän′kôrs΄] n. [ME & OFr concours < L concursus, a running together < concurrere: see CONCUR] 1. a coming or flowing together 2. a crowd; throng; gathering ☆ 3. a large open area or hall where crowds gather, as in a park or railroad station …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Concourse — For the skyscraper in Singapore, see The Concourse. For concours, see Concours (disambiguation). A concourse is a place where pathways or roads meet, such as in a hotel, a convention center, a railway station, an airport terminal, a hall, or… …

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  • 9 concourse — con|course [ˈkɔŋko:s US ˈka:ŋko:rs] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: concourse coming together of people, crowd (14 21 centuries), from French concours, from Latin concursus, from concurrere; CONCUR] 1.) a large hall or open place in a building such… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 concourse — [[t]kɒ̱ŋkɔː(r)s[/t]] concourses 1) N COUNT A concourse is a wide hall in a public building, for example a hotel, airport, or station. 2) N COUNT: oft N of n A concourse is a large group of people gathered together. [FORMAL] The great concourse of …

    English dictionary

  • 11 concourse — /kon kawrs, kohrs, kong /, n. 1. an assemblage; gathering: a concourse of people. 2. a driveway or promenade, esp. in a park. 3. a boulevard or other broad thoroughfare. 4. a large open space for accommodating crowds, as in a railroad station. 5 …

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  • 12 concourse — noun a) A large open space in a building where people can gather. About three years ago, Mr. Gulliver growing weary of the concourse of curious people coming to him at his house in Redriff, made a small purchase of land, with a convenient house,… …

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  • 13 concourse — UK [ˈkɒŋkɔː(r)s] / US [ˈkɑŋˌkɔrs] noun [countable] Word forms concourse : singular concourse plural concourses a large area in an airport or railway station, or in front of a public building, where people can walk …

    English dictionary

  • 14 concourse — con•course [[t]ˈkɒn kɔrs, koʊrs, ˈkɒŋ [/t]] n. 1) an assemblage; gathering: a concourse of people[/ex] 2) a boulevard or other broad thoroughfare 3) a large open space for accommodating crowds, as in a railroad station 4) an act or instance of… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 concourse — noun (C) 1 a large hall in a building such as an airport or train station where crowds of people can gather 2 a large crowd that has gathered together: a large concourse of people …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 concourse — n. 1 a crowd. 2 a coming together; a gathering (a concourse of ideas). 3 an open central area in a large public building, a railway station, etc. Etymology: ME f. OF concours f. L concursus (as concur) …

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  • 17 concourse — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French & Latin; Middle French concours, from Latin concursus, from concurrere to run together more at concur Date: 14th century 1. an act or process of coming together and merging 2. a meeting produced… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 concourse — Synonyms and related words: accompaniment, accordance, affluence, afflux, affluxion, agglomeration, agglutination, aggregation, agreement, alliance, approach, articulation, assemblage, assemblee, assembly, assignation, association, asymptote, at… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 19 concourse — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. throng, crowd; arcade, square. See assemblage, passage. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A gathering] Syn. assembly, throng, confluence; see crowd 1 , gathering . 2. [A thoroughfare] Syn. hall, pRomenade,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 concourse — con|course [ kaŋ,kɔrs ] noun count a large area in an airport or train station, or in front of a public building, where people can walk …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English