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coach

 (kōch)
n.
1.
a. A bus, especially one designed for long-distance passenger service.
b. A railroad passenger car.
c. A closed automobile, usually with two doors.
d. A large, closed, four-wheeled carriage with an elevated exterior seat for the driver; a stagecoach.
2. Coach class.
3. Sports A person who trains or directs athletes or athletic teams.
4.
a. A person who gives instruction or guidance: an acting coach; a life coach.
b. A private tutor employed to prepare a student for an examination.
tr. & intr.v. coached, coach·ing, coach·es
1. To train or tutor or to act as a trainer or tutor.
2. To transport by or ride in a coach.

[French coche, from obsolete German Kotsche, from Hungarian kocsi, after Kocs, a town of northwest Hungary (where such carriages were first made).]

coach′a·ble adj.
coach′er n.

coach

(kəʊtʃ)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) a vehicle for several passengers, used for transport over long distances, sightseeing, etc
2. a large four-wheeled enclosed carriage, usually horse-drawn
3. (Railways) a railway carriage carrying passengers
4. (Education) a trainer or instructor: a drama coach.
5. (Education) a tutor who prepares students for examinations
vb
6. (Education) to give tuition or instruction to (a pupil)
7. (Automotive Engineering) (tr) to transport in a bus or coach
[C16: from French coche, from Hungarian kocsi szekér wagon of Kocs, village in Hungary where coaches were first made; in the sense: to teach, probably from the idea that the instructor carried his pupils]
ˈcoacher n

coach

(koʊtʃ)

n.
1. a large, horse-drawn, four-wheeled carriage, usu. enclosed.
2. a public motorbus.
3. a class of airline travel less luxurious and less expensive than first class.
4. a person who trains an athlete or team: a football coach.
5. a private instructor for a student, singer, actor, etc.
6. a type of inexpensive automobile with a boxlike, usu. two-door body manufactured esp. in the 1930s.
v.t.
7. to instruct as a coach: to coach golfers.
v.i.
8. to work as a coach.
9. to go by or in a coach.
adv.
10. in coach-class accommodations: to fly coach.
[1550–60; earlier coche(e) < Middle French coche < German Kotsche, Kutsche < Hungarian kocsi, short for kocsi szekér cart of Kocs, town on the main road between Vienna and Budapest]
coach′a•ble, adj.
coach`a•bil′i•ty, n.
coach′er, n.

bus

coach

A bus is a large motor vehicle that carries passengers by road from one place to another.

I'm waiting for the bus back to town.

In Britain, a comfortable bus that carries passengers on long journeys is called a coach.

The coach leaves Cardiff at twenty to eight.

In America, a vehicle designed for long journeys is usually called a bus.

He took a bus from New York to Seattle.

coach


Past participle: coached
Gerund: coaching

Imperative
coach
coach
Present
I coach
you coach
he/she/it coaches
we coach
you coach
they coach
Preterite
I coached
you coached
he/she/it coached
we coached
you coached
they coached
Present Continuous
I am coaching
you are coaching
he/she/it is coaching
we are coaching
you are coaching
they are coaching
Present Perfect
I have coached
you have coached
he/she/it has coached
we have coached
you have coached
they have coached
Past Continuous
I was coaching
you were coaching
he/she/it was coaching
we were coaching
you were coaching
they were coaching
Past Perfect
I had coached
you had coached
he/she/it had coached
we had coached
you had coached
they had coached
Future
I will coach
you will coach
he/she/it will coach
we will coach
you will coach
they will coach
Future Perfect
I will have coached
you will have coached
he/she/it will have coached
we will have coached
you will have coached
they will have coached
Future Continuous
I will be coaching
you will be coaching
he/she/it will be coaching
we will be coaching
you will be coaching
they will be coaching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been coaching
you have been coaching
he/she/it has been coaching
we have been coaching
you have been coaching
they have been coaching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been coaching
you will have been coaching
he/she/it will have been coaching
we will have been coaching
you will have been coaching
they will have been coaching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been coaching
you had been coaching
he/she/it had been coaching
we had been coaching
you had been coaching
they had been coaching
Conditional
I would coach
you would coach
he/she/it would coach
we would coach
you would coach
they would coach
Past Conditional
I would have coached
you would have coached
he/she/it would have coached
we would have coached
you would have coached
they would have coached
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.coach - (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a teamcoach - (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
baseball coach, baseball manager - a coach of baseball players
basketball coach - a coach of basketball players
conditioner - a trainer of athletes
football coach - a coach of football players
hockey coach - a coach of hockey players
tennis coach - a coach of tennis players
trainer - one who trains other persons or animals
2.coach - a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)coach - a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
singing, vocalizing - the act of singing vocal music
crammer - a teacher who is paid to cram students for examinations
instructor, teacher - a person whose occupation is teaching
3.coach - a railcar where passengers ridecoach - a railcar where passengers ride  
railcar, railroad car, railway car, car - a wheeled vehicle adapted to the rails of railroad; "three cars had jumped the rails"
buffet car, dining car, dining compartment, diner - a passenger car where food is served in transit
nonsmoking car, nonsmoker - a passenger car for passengers who want to avoid tobacco smoke
chair car, drawing-room car, palace car, parlor car, parlour car - a passenger car for day travel; you pay extra fare for individual chairs
passenger train - a train that carries passengers
Pullman, Pullman car - luxurious passenger car; for day or night travel
sleeping car, wagon-lit, sleeper - a passenger car that has berths for sleeping
smoking car, smoking carriage, smoking compartment, smoker - a passenger car for passengers who wish to smoke
4.coach - a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
box seat, box - the driver's seat on a coach; "an armed guard sat in the box with the driver"
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
stagecoach, stage - a large coach-and-four formerly used to carry passengers and mail on regular routes between towns; "we went out of town together by stage about ten or twelve miles"
5.coach - a vehicle carrying many passengerscoach - a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport; "he always rode the bus to work"
minibus - a light bus (4 to 10 passengers)
public transport - conveyance for passengers or mail or freight
roof - protective covering on top of a motor vehicle
school bus - a bus used to transport children to or from school
trackless trolley, trolley coach, trolleybus - a passenger bus with an electric motor that draws power from overhead wires
window - a transparent opening in a vehicle that allow vision out of the sides or back; usually is capable of being opened
fleet - group of motor vehicles operating together under the same ownership
passenger, rider - a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
Verb1.coach - teach and supervise (someone)coach - 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"
train - exercise in order to prepare for an event or competition; "She is training for the Olympics"
instruct, teach, learn - impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"
2.coach - drive a coach
driving - the act of controlling and steering the movement of a vehicle or animal
drive - operate or control a vehicle; "drive a car or bus"; "Can you drive this four-wheel truck?"

coach

noun
1. instructor, teacher, trainer, tutor, handler He has joined the team as a coach.
2. bus, charabanc I hate travelling by coach.
verb
1. instruct, train, prepare, exercise, drill, tutor, cram He coached me for my French A levels.

coach

verb
To impart knowledge and skill to:
Translations
حافِلَه، باص، عَرَبَةُ سَيْرعَرَبَةُ حِصانعَرَبَه، مَرْكَبَه كَبيرَهمُدَرِّبمُدَرِّب رِياضي
trenérvagónautobusdálkový autobusdostavník
trænerturistbusvognbusdilligence
bussivalmentajavaunuvaunutlinja-auto
autobustrener
hintómagántanítótávolsági autóbuszvagonvasúti személykocsi
einkakennarifaròegavagnferîamannarútahestvagnòjálfa, hlÿîa yfir
コーチ長距離バス
시외 버스코치
kėbulų gamintojasrepetitoriusruoštitrenerisvežikas
autobusskarieterepetitorssagatavottreneris
autokarsúkromný učiteľtréner
kočijatrenertrenirativagonavtobus
kočijaкочија
långfärdsbusstränare
ครูฝึกกีฬารถโค้ช
antrenörarabakoçotobüsözel ders vermek
huấn luyện viênxe buýt đường dài

coach

[kəʊtʃ]
A. N
1. (esp Brit) (= bus) → autobús m, autocar m (Sp), coche m de línea, pullman m (LAm), camión m (Mex), micro m (Arg) (Brit) (Rail) → coche m, vagón m, pullman m (Mex); (horse-drawn) → diligencia f; (ceremonial) → carroza f
2. (Sport) (= trainer) → entrenador(a) m/f
the Spanish coachel entrenador del equipo español
3. (= tutor) → profesor(a) m/f particular
B. VT [+ team] → entrenar, preparar; [+ student] → enseñar, preparar
to coach sb in Frenchenseñar francés a algn
to coach sb in a partpreparar a algn para un papel
C. CPD coach building N (Brit) → construcción f de carrocerías
coach driver N (Brit) → conductor(a) m/f de autobús, conductor(a) m/f de autocar (Sp)
coach operator Ncompañía f de autobuses, compañía f de autocares (Sp)
coach station Nestación f de autobuses
coach tour N (Brit) → gira f en autocar, viaje m en autocar
coach trip N (Brit) → excursión f en autobús, excursión f en autocar (Sp)

coach

[ˈkəʊtʃ]
n
(= bus) → car m, autocar m
by coach → en car
We went there by coach → Nous y sommes allés en car.
(horse-drawn)diligence f
[train] → voiture f, wagon m
(SPORT) (= trainer) → entraîneur/euse m/f
the French coach → l'entraîneur de l'équipe de France
(= tutor) → répétiteur/trice m/f
vt
(SPORT) [+ team, player] → entraîner
[+ pupil] → donner des leçons particulières à
I used to coach him in French → Je lui donnais des cours particuliers de français.coach class n (US) (= economy class) → classe f économiquecoach driver n (British)chauffeur m de car

coach

n
(horsedrawn) → Kutsche f
(Rail) → (Eisenbahn)wagen m, → Waggon m
(Brit: = motor coach) → (Reise)bus m; by coachmit dem Bus; coach travel/journeysBusreisen pl; coach driverBusfahrer m
(= tutor)Nachhilfelehrer(in) m(f); (Sport) → Trainer m
(esp US: Aviat) → Economy(klasse) f; to fly coach(in der) Economyklasse fliegen
vt
(Sport) → trainieren
to coach somebody for an examjdn aufs Examen vorbereiten; he had been coached in what to sayman hatte mit ihm eingeübt, was er sagen sollte

coach

:
coach box
n(Kutsch)bock m
coach-builder
n (Brit) → Karosseriebauer m
coach-building
n (Brit) → Karosseriebau m
coach class
n (esp US: Aviat) ? coach N e
coach house
n (old)Remise f

coach

:
coachload
n (Brit) = busload
coachman
nKutscher m
coach party
n (Brit) → Busreisegruppe f
coach station
n (Brit) → Busbahnhof m
coach trip
n (Brit) → Busfahrt f
coachwork
n (Brit) → Karosserie f

coach

[kəʊtʃ]
1. n
a. (bus) → corriera, pullman m inv; (for excursions) → pullman m inv (Brit) (of train) → carrozza, vettura; (horse drawn) → carrozza; (stage coach) → diligenza
b. (Sport) → allenatore/trice; (tutor) → chi dà ripetizioni
2. vt (team) → allenare; (student) → dare ripetizioni a

coach

(kəutʃ) noun
1. a railway carriage. The last two coaches of the train were derailed.
2. a bus for tourists etc.
3. a trainer in athletics, sport etc. the tennis coach.
4. a private teacher. They employed a coach to help their son with his mathematics.
5. a four-wheeled horsedrawn vehicle.
verb
to prepare (a person) for an examination, contest etc. He coached his friend for the Latin exam.
ˈcoachbuilder noun
a person or business concerned with building the bodies for modern vehicles.
ˈcoachman noun
the driver of a horsedrawn carriage.

coach

مُدَرِّب, مَرْكَبَة autobus, trenér rutebil, træner Reisebus, Trainer πούλμαν, προπονητής autocar, bus, entrenador bussi, valmentaja car, entraîneur autobus, trener allenatore, corriera コーチ, 長距離バス 시외 버스, 코치 coach, reisbus rutebil, trener autokar, trener autocarro de viagem, ônibus de viagem, técnico, treinador междугородный автобус, тренер långfärdsbuss, tränare ครูฝึกกีฬา, รถโค้ช koç, tur otobüsü huấn luyện viên, xe buýt đường dài 教练, 长途客车
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It was as good as Punch, for there were fat dowagers rolling about in their red and yellow coaches, with gorgeous Jeameses in silk stockings and velvet coats, up behind, and powdered coachmen in front.
And it was so light too; the sun shining in at the window, and a great rattling of coaches in the streets, and the sound of gay voices all over the house.
All literature which describes life as it existed in England, France, and Germany up to the close of the last century, is filled with pictures of coaches and carriages wallowing through these three countries in mud and slush half-wheel deep; but after Napoleon had floundered through a conquered kingdom he generally arranged things so that the rest of the world could follow dry-shod.
There are wealthy gentlemen in England who drive four-horse passenger- coaches twenty or thirty miles on a daily line, in the summer, because the privilege costs them considerable money; but if they were offered wages for the service, that would turn it into work and then they would resign.
His carriage-house contained three splendid coaches, three or four gigs, besides dearborns and barouches of the most fashionable style.
Philip Elton, WhiteHart, Bath, was to be seen under the operation of being lifted into the butcher's cart, which was to convey it to where the coaches past; and every thing in this world, excepting that trunk and the direction, was consequently a blank.
Although they had but that moment left the school behind them, they were now in the busy thoroughfares of a city, where shadowy passengers passed and repassed; where shadowy carts and coaches battle for the way, and all the strife and tumult of a real city were.
And I have often had four coaches and horses at once on my table, full of company, while I sat in my chair, leaning my face towards them; and when I was engaged with one set, the coachmen would gently drive the others round my table.
And the royal carriage drove on, followed by the other coaches and about fifty horsemen.
The clumsy wheels of several old-fashioned coaches were heard, and the gentlemen and ladies composing the bridal party came through the church door with the sudden and gladsome effect of a burst of sunshine.
The distance was too great--the coaches were too dear--she must give them up; but the elderly clerk at the office, touched by her pretty anxious face, wrote down for her the names of the chief places she must pass through.
Five such coaches were filled as I watched, and were shot up the guides to be locked on to their waiting packets three hundred feet nearer the stars.

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