5 letter word starting with cou

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could imp. of Can, Was, should be, or would be, able, capable, or susceptible. Used as an auxiliary, in the past tense or in the conditional present.
couch verb t. To lay upon a bed or other resting place., To arrange or dispose as in a bed; — sometimes followed by the reflexive pronoun., To lay or deposit in a bed or layer; to bed., To transfer (as sheets of partly dried pulp) from the wire cloth mold to a felt blanket, for further drying., To conceal; to include or involve darkly., To arrange; to place; to inlay., To put into some form of language; to express; to phrase; — used with in and under., To treat by pushing down or displacing the opaque lens with a needle; as, to couch a cataract., To lie down or recline, as on a bed or other place of rest; to repose; to lie., To lie down for concealment; to hide; to be concealed; to be included or involved darkly., To bend the body, as in reverence, pain, labor, etc.; to stoop; to crouch., A bed or place for repose or sleep; particularly, in the United States, a lounge., Any place for repose, as the lair of a beast, etc., A mass of steeped barley spread upon a floor to germinate, in malting; or the floor occupied by the barley; as, couch of malt., A preliminary layer, as of color, size, etc.
cough verb i. To expel air, or obstructing or irritating matter, from the lungs or air passages, in a noisy and violent manner., To expel from the lungs or air passages by coughing; — followed by up; as, to cough up phlegm., To bring to a specified state by coughing; as, he coughed himself hoarse., A sudden, noisy, and violent expulsion of air from the chest, caused by irritation in the air passages, or by the reflex action of nervous or gastric disorder, etc., The more or less frequent repetition of coughing, constituting a symptom of disease.
count verb t. To tell or name one by one, or by groups, for the purpose of ascertaining the whole number of units in a collection; to number; to enumerate; to compute; to reckon., To place to an account; to ascribe or impute; to consider or esteem as belonging., To esteem; to account; to reckon; to think, judge, or consider., To number or be counted; to possess value or carry weight; hence, to increase or add to the strength or influence of some party or interest; as, every vote counts; accidents count for nothing., To reckon; to rely; to depend; — with on or upon., To take account or note; — with, To plead orally; to argue a matter in court; to recite a count., The act of numbering; reckoning; also, the number ascertained by counting., An object of interest or account; value; estimation., A formal statement of the plaintiff’s case in court; in a more technical and correct sense, a particular allegation or charge in a declaration or indictment, separately setting forth the cause of action or prosecution., A nobleman on the continent of Europe, equal in rank to an English earl.
coupe noun The front compartment of a French diligence; also, the front compartment (usually for three persons) of a car or carriage on British railways., A four-wheeled close carriage for two persons inside, with an outside seat for the driver; — so called because giving the appearance of a larger carriage cut off.
courb adjective Curved; rounded., To bend; to stop; to bow.
court noun An inclosed space; a courtyard; an uncovered area shut in by the walls of a building, or by different building; also, a space opening from a street and nearly surrounded by houses; a blind alley., The residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary; a palace., The collective body of persons composing the retinue of a sovereign or person high in authority; all the surroundings of a sovereign in his regal state., Any formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign; as, to hold a court., Attention directed to a person in power; conduct or address designed to gain favor; courtliness of manners; civility; compliment; flattery., The hall, chamber, or place, where justice is administered., The persons officially assembled under authority of law, at the appropriate time and place, for the administration of justice; an official assembly, legally met together for the transaction of judicial business; a judge or judges sitting for the hearing or trial of causes., A tribunal established for the administration of justice., The judge or judges; as distinguished from the counsel or jury, or both., The session of a judicial assembly., Any jurisdiction, civil, military, or ecclesiastical., A place arranged for playing the game of tennis; also, one of the divisions of a tennis court., To endeavor to gain the favor of by attention or flattery; to try to ingratiate one’s self with., To endeavor to gain the affections of; to seek in marriage; to woo., To attempt to gain; to solicit; to seek., To invite by attractions; to allure; to attract., To play the lover; to woo; as, to go courting.
couth imp. & past participle Could; was able; knew or known; understood.