coach, manager, handler(noun)
(sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team
coach, private instructor, tutor(noun)
a person who gives private instruction (as in singing, acting, etc.)
passenger car, coach, carriage(noun)
a railcar where passengers ride
coach, four-in-hand, coach-and-four(noun)
a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver
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"
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"
drive a coach
A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.
A railroad car drawn by a locomotive.
A trainer or instructor.
A single decked long-distance, or privately hired bus.
The forward part of the cabin space under the poop deck of a sailing ship; the fore-cabin under the quarter deck.
That part of a commercial passenger airplane reserved for those paying standard fare.
John flew coach to Vienna, but first-class back home.
She has coached many opera stars.
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.
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
a special tutor who assists in preparing a student for examination; a trainer; esp. one who trains a boat's crew for a race
a cabin on the after part of the quarter-deck, usually occupied by the captain
a first-class passenger car, as distinguished from a drawing-room car, sleeping car, etc. It is sometimes loosely applied to any passenger car
to convey in a coach
to prepare for public examination by private instruction; to train by special instruction
to drive or to ride in a coach; -- sometimes used with
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.]
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
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
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'coach' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3443
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'coach' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3799
Rank popularity for the word 'coach' in Nouns Frequency: #1182
The numerical value of coach in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of coach in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The fewer rules a coach has, the fewer rules there are for players to break.
To have long term success as a coach or in any position of leadership, you have to be obsessed in some way.
Removing the faults in a stage-coach may produce a perfect stage-coach, but it is unlikely to produce the first motor car.
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.
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
- треньор, тренирам, вагон, пощенска колаBulgarian
- entrenador, autocarCatalan, Valencian
- kouč, trénovat, kočár, trenérCzech
- 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
- 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
- coach, trainen, opleiden, koets, trainer, reisbus, coachenDutch
- vogn, trenerNorwegian
- autokar, trrenować, powóz, trener, karetaPolish
- treinador, treinar, autocarro, ônibus, coche, carruagem, técnico, carreiraPortuguese
- 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
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