What does coach mean?

Definitions for coach
koʊtʃcoach

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. coach, manager, handlernoun

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

  2. coach, private instructor, tutornoun

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

  3. passenger car, coach, carriagenoun

    a railcar where passengers ride

  4. coach, four-in-hand, coach-and-fournoun

    a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver

  5. bus, autobus, coach, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicleverb

    a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport

    "he always rode the bus to work"

  6. coach, trainverb

    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. coachverb

    drive a coach

Wiktionary

  1. coachnoun

    A wheeled vehicle, generally drawn by horse power.

  2. coachnoun

    A railroad car drawn by a locomotive.

  3. coachnoun

    A trainer or instructor.

  4. coachnoun

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

  5. coachnoun

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

  6. coachnoun

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

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

  7. coachverb

    To train.

  8. coachverb

    To instruct.

    She has coached many opera stars.

  9. Etymology: 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.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. COACHnoun

    Etymology: coche, Fr. kotczy, among the Hungarians, by whom this vehicle is said to have been invented. Minshew.

    Basilius attended for her in a coach, to carry her abroad to see some sports. Philip Sidney, b. ii.

    A better would you fix?
    Then give humility a coach and six. Alexander Pope, Essay on Man.

    Suppose that last week my coach was within an inch of over-turning in a smooth even way, and drawn by very gentle horses. Jonathan Swift.

  2. To Coachverb

    To carry in a coach.

    Etymology: from the noun.

    The needy poet sticks to all he meets,
    Coach’d, carted, trod upon; now loose, now fast,
    And carry’d off in some dog’s tail at last. Alexander Pope, Dunciad.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Coachnoun

    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. Coachnoun

    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. Coachnoun

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

  4. Coachnoun

    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. Coachverb

    to convey in a coach

  6. Coachverb

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

  7. Coachverb

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

  8. Etymology: [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.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. coach

    A sort of chamber or apartment in a large ship of war, just before the great cabin. The floor of it is formed by the aftmost part of the quarter-deck, and the roof of it by the poop: it is generally the habitation of the flag-captain.

Editors Contribution

  1. coach

    A person who manages a person or team of people and communicates and discusses goals, tasks, plans, instruction or direction.

    She is an amazing listener and efficient coach who loves to empower the team and knows the team creates together.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 29, 2020  


  2. coach

    A type of vehicle and transport.

    The coach had Wifi and the passengers were very happy it did.


    Submitted by MaryC on March 14, 2020  

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

Anagrams for coach »

  1. chaco

  2. choca

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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

Examples of coach in a Sentence

  1. Kenan Thompson:

    What about bringing Lars( Tom Hodges) back as a coach for a team ? All of a sudden Steve Brill look over and Lars is a coach of one of the Minnesota teams or something.

  2. Donavan Brazier:

    My coach kept telling me, 'don't go on the rabbit – put yourself in like fourth or fifth position, and just see where you can work from there,' i just tried to execute that as perfectly as possible.

  3. Steve Born:

    The influx of migrants into Budapest, specifically, has caused interruptions in local and regional train service, we have had Monograms guests in the region and while they have not faced any safety concerns, we have made alternate arrangements for them to travel by coach instead of train when going from Budapest to Vienna. Other than that minor transportation shift – and monitoring the situation very closely, of course – it has been business as usual for Globus, Cosmos and Monograms throughout Europe.

  4. Jerry Colangelo:

    Grant has been around us over the years and our training camps, because of relationships with myself, with of course Coach K, his coach in college, he’s very aware. There’s been a lot of conversation. There’ll be plenty more conversation. And it’s not rocket science. It really isn’t. It’s all about relationships, and he’s very good at relationships so I feel very confident in passing this on to Grant Hill.

  5. Mason Gillis:

    It catches up to you. You just don't talk about it as a coach, you try to do things to help them. You know, have shorter practices, challenge them, try to keep them on edge. ... It's not all physical. The mental piece is so important.

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Translations for coach

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  • 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
  • trejnistoEsperanto
  • 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
  • pelatihIndonesian
  • vettura, diligenza, allenatore, corriera, carrozza, carrozza ferroviaria, allenare, addestrare, istruttore, coachItalian
  • מאמןHebrew
  • 馬車, トレーナー, コーチJapanese
  • ತರಬೇತುದಾರKannada
  • 코치, 트레이너Korean
  • erebane, antrenor, otobûs, rahênan, fêr kirin, erebe, vagon, rahênerKurdish
  • raedaLatin
  • 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
  • பயிற்சியாளர்Tamil
  • โค้ชThai
  • koçTurkish
  • کوچUrdu
  • huấn luyện viênVietnamese
  • קאַרעטעYiddish
  • 教练Chinese

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