What does coach mean?

Definitions for coachkoʊtʃ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word coach.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coach, manager, handler(noun)

    (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team

  2. coach, private instructor, tutor(noun)

    a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)

  3. passenger car, coach, carriage(noun)

    a railcar where passengers ride

  4. coach, four-in-hand, coach-and-four(noun)

    a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver

  5. bus, autobus, coach, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle(verb)

    a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport

    "he always rode the bus to work"

  6. coach, train(verb)

    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"

  7. coach(verb)

    drive a coach

Wiktionary

  1. coach(Noun)

    A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.

  2. coach(Noun)

    A railroad car drawn by a locomotive.

  3. coach(Noun)

    A trainer or instructor.

  4. coach(Noun)

    A single decked long-distance, or privately hired bus.

  5. coach(Noun)

    The forward part of the cabin space under the poop deck of a sailing ship; the fore-cabin under the quarter deck.

  6. coach(Noun)

    That part of a commercial passenger airplane reserved for those paying standard fare.

    John flew coach to Vienna, but first-class back home.

  7. coach(Verb)

    To train.

  8. coach(Verb)

    To instruct.

    She has coached many opera stars.

  9. Origin: From coche, from Kutsche, from kocsi. According to historians, the coach was named after the small Hungarian town of Kocs, which made a livelihood from cart building and transport between Vienna and Budapest.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coach(noun)

    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

  2. Coach(noun)

    a special tutor who assists in preparing a student for examination; a trainer; esp. one who trains a boat's crew for a race

  3. Coach(noun)

    a cabin on the after part of the quarter-deck, usually occupied by the captain

  4. Coach(noun)

    a first-class passenger car, as distinguished from a drawing-room car, sleeping car, etc. It is sometimes loosely applied to any passenger car

  5. Coach(verb)

    to convey in a coach

  6. Coach(verb)

    to prepare for public examination by private instruction; to train by special instruction

  7. Coach(verb)

    to drive or to ride in a coach; -- sometimes used with

  8. Origin: [F. coche, fr. It. cocchio, dim. of cocca little boat, fr. L. concha mussel, mussel shell, Gr. , akin to Skr. ankha. Cf. Conch, Cockboat, Cockle.]

Freebase

  1. Coach

    In sports, a coach is a person involved in the direction, instruction and training of the operations of a sports team or of individual sportspeople. A coach may also be a teacher.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Coach

    kōch, n. a large, close, four-wheeled carriage: a private tutor: a professional trainer in athletics.—v.t. to carry in a coach: to tutor, instruct, prepare others for, as an examination or a rowing contest, &c.—v.t. to study under a tutor.—ns. Coach′-box, the seat on which the driver of a coach sits; Coach′dog, a spotted dog, kept chiefly as an attendant on coaches, called also Dalmatian Dog; Coach′ee, Coach′y, a coachman; Coach′-fell′ow, a yoke-fellow, comrade; Coach′-hire, money paid for the use of a hired coach; Coach′-horse, a horse used for drawing a coach; Coach′-house, a house to keep a coach in; Coach′ing, travelling by coach: tutoring: instruction; Coach′man, the driver of a coach; Coach′-off′ice, a booking-office for passengers and parcels by stage-coach; Coach′-stand, a place where coaches stand for hire; Coach′-wheel; Coach′-whip.—adj. Coach′y, pertaining to a coach. [Fr. coche—Hung. kocsi (pron. kot′shi), from Kocs, a place south of Komorn.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'coach' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3443

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'coach' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3799

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'coach' in Nouns Frequency: #1182

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of coach in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of coach in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Madden:

    The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.

  2. Pat Riley:

    To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.

  3. Edward De Bono:

    Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach, but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car.

  4. Eugene McCarthy:

    Being in politics is like being a football coach. You have to be smart enough to understand the game, and dumb enough to think it's important.

  5. Ross Perot, The Dallas Morning News, March 11, 1984:

    There is no accountability in the public school system - except for coaches. You know what happens to a losing coach. You fire him. A losing teacher can go on losing for 30 years and then go to glory.

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Translations for coach

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ممرن, مدربArabic
  • ваго́нBelarusian
  • треньор, тренирам, вагон, пощенска колаBulgarian
  • entrenador, autocarCatalan, Valencian
  • kouč, trénovat, kočár, trenérCzech
  • trænerDanish
  • Trainer, Bus, trainieren, Kutsche, Wagen, Reisebus, Überlandbus, ausbildenGerman
  • προπονήτρια, προπονώ, πούλμαν, προπονητής, βαγόνιGreek
  • entrenar, coche, entrenador, entrenadora, autocar, vagónSpanish
  • کالسکه, واگن, مربیPersian
  • linja-auto, vaunut, vaunu, bussi, valmentaja, valmentaaFinnish
  • coche, entraîner, voiture, entraîneurFrench
  • adestradorGalician
  • אימןHebrew
  • hintó, kocsi, távolsági autóbusz, vagon, edző, távolsági buszHungarian
  • վագոն, կառք, մարզիչArmenian
  • vettura, diligenza, allenatore, corriera, carrozza, carrozza ferroviaria, allenare, addestrare, istruttore, coachItalian
  • 馬車, トレーナー, コーチJapanese
  • 코치, 트레이너Korean
  • erebane, antrenor, otobûs, rahênan, fêr kirin, erebe, vagon, rahênerKurdish
  • kariete, ratiLatvian
  • тренер, тренира, кочија, вагонMacedonian
  • kocMalay
  • coach, trainen, opleiden, koets, trainer, reisbus, coachenDutch
  • vogn, trenerNorwegian
  • autokar, trrenować, powóz, trener, karetaPolish
  • treinador, treinar, autocarro, ônibus, coche, carruagem, técnico, carreiraPortuguese
  • antrenorRomanian
  • повозка, коляска, экипаж, тренер, автобус, карета, дилижанс, вагонRussian
  • вагон, kòčija, кочијаSerbo-Croatian
  • tréner, trénovaťSlovak
  • kočija, vagon, trener, trenerka, treniratiSlovene
  • diligens, vagn, coach, buss, skjuts, tränare, träna, coacha, långfärdsbussSwedish
  • mkufunzi, kochaSwahili
  • koçTurkish

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