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, 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.

    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. coach(Noun)

    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. coach(Noun)

    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. coach(Noun)

    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. coach(Noun)

    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. 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.

    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. coach(Verb)

    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. coach(Verb)

    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. 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

    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. 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

    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. Coach(noun)

    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. 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

    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. Coach(verb)

    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. Coach(verb)

    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. Coach(verb)

    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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How to say coach in sign language?

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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. Vern Unsworth:

    These kids were just totally unlucky. Wrong place, wrong time, it happened very quick. You can't blame the coach, you can't blame the kids.

  2. Tom Dompier:

    In my own mind, I think coach education is important, and I think the data collected shows that it's important, i don't want to promote USA Football over someone else's program. But I think it's important coaches receive some training in proper tackling and equipment fitting.

  3. Yale University:

    As the federal charging document makes clear, the Department of Justice believes that Yales Office of Undergraduate Admissions has been the victim of a crime perpetrated by Yales Office of Undergraduate Admissions womens soccer coach, who is no longer at the university.

  4. Luke Donald:

    It's certainly easier to have one coach rather than split short game and full swing, and certainly it's been fun being back with Pat.

  5. Stephanie Ready:

    I can't speak to it exactly, because I've never lived that exact life, but I've been hearing that criticism since I was coaching. There are plenty of examples of head coaches, present and past, that did not play in the NBA -- that did not even play in college, some of them. You work your way up from being a college manager to an NBA head coach, and if you happen to be a man, no one questions that path.

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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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