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English noun: coach

1. coach (person) (sports) someone in charge of training an athlete or a team


Synonymshandler, manager


Broader (hypernym)trainer


Narrower (hyponym)baseball coach, baseball manager, basketball coach, conditioner, football coach, hockey coach, tennis coach


Instance hyponymJohn Joseph McGraw, John McGraw, McGraw


Domain categoryathletics, sport

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


Synonymsprivate instructor, tutor


Broader (hypernym)instructor, teacher


Narrower (hyponym)crammer


Domain categorysinging, vocalizing

3. coach (artifact) a railcar where passengers ride


Synonymscarriage, passenger car


Broader (hypernym)car, railcar, railroad car, railway car


Narrower (hyponym)buffet car, chair car, diner, dining car, dining compartment, drawing-room car, nonsmoker, nonsmoking car, palace car, parlor car, parlour car, Pullman, Pullman car, sleeper, sleeping car, smoker, smoking car, smoking carriage, smoking compartment, wagon-lit


Member meronympassenger train

4. coach (artifact) a carriage pulled by four horses with one driver


Synonymscoach-and-four, four-in-hand


Broader (hypernym)carriage, equipage, rig


Narrower (hyponym)stage, stagecoach


Part holonymbox, box seat

5. coach (artifact) a vehicle carrying many passengers; used for public transport


SamplesHe always rode the bus to work.


Synonymsautobus, bus, charabanc, double-decker, jitney, motorbus, motorcoach, omnibus, passenger vehicle


Broader (hypernym)public transport


Narrower (hyponym)minibus, school bus, trackless trolley, trolley coach, trolleybus


Part holonymroof, window


Member meronymfleet


Domain category memberspassenger, rider


English verb: coach

1. coach (communication) teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports


SamplesHe is training our Olympic team.
She is coaching the crew.


Synonymstrain


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)instruct, learn, teach


Verb grouptrain

2. coach (motion) drive a coach


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)drive


Domain categorydriving









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