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.

    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.

  2. coachnoun

    A railroad car drawn by a locomotive.

    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.

  3. coachnoun

    A trainer or instructor.

    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.

  4. coachnoun

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

    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.

  5. coachnoun

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

    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.

  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.

    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.

  7. coachverb

    To train.

    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.

  8. coachverb

    To instruct.

    She has coached many opera stars.

    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.

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

    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.]

  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

    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.]

  3. Coachnoun

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

    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.]

  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

    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.]

  5. Coachverb

    to convey in a coach

    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.]

  6. Coachverb

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

    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.]

  7. Coachverb

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

    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

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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. Cheyenne Amber West:

    I am just trying to get gifts for my son that I cannot afford, the computer is for my husband. Since he just got me a Coach purse, I figured he deserved something nice, as well.

  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. Susie Meyers:

    I gave Michael a lot of credit, because I'm sure it was hard having a female coach out there, he didn't fire me and we had great success together, but I never thought of it as breaking barriers, I just thought of it as a privilege.

  4. Antoine Griezmann:

    The World Cup... it's The World Cup ... it... I am very proud of this team, the players, the coach, the staff. We were really a united group either on the bench or in the line-up. We did something incredible, we wrote history.

  5. Joe Lewis:

    ...we pay for the activities that already exists in their community that they pick as their personal outlet. So we have done things like surfing, baking lessons, swimming lessons... Taekwondo and martial arts, as long as it’s a fun event and it has a coach or instructor component to it, we are going to find a way to say yes.

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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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