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Courted Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Court \Court\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Courted; p. pr. & vb. n. Courting.]
  1. To endeavor to gain the favor of by attention or flattery; to try to ingratiate one's self with. By one person, hovever, Portland was still assiduously courted. --Macaulay.
  2. To endeavor to gain the affections of; to seek in marriage; to woo. If either of you both love Katharina . . . leave shall you have to court her at your pleasure. --Shak.
  3. To attempt to gain; to solicit; to seek. They might almost seem to have courted the crown of martyrdem. --Prescott. Guilt and misery . . . court privacy and silitude. --De Quincey.
  4. To invite by attractions; to allure; to attract. A well-worn pathway courted us To one green wicket in a privet hedge. --Tennyson.
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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Courted'

Types of relationships Family · Marriage Husband · Wife Soulmate · Significant other Siblings · Cousin Domestic partnership Widowhood

Boyfriend · Girlfriend Cohabitation · Casual Romantic friendship · Sexual partner

Friendship · Kinship Monogamy · Same-sex relationship Non-monogamy · Open marriage Polyamory · Polyfidelity · Polygamy

Mistress (lover) · Cicisbeo · Concubinage · Courtesan ·

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  • Popular Gasol could pick Spurs
    Pau Gasol is being heavily courted by the Chicago Bulls, Oklahoma City Thunder and Los Angeles Lakers, but the NBA champions are still in the running for the 13-year veteran free agent. Gasol, limited to 60 games last season, is the top offseason target of the San Antonio Spurs, who are making another push to gain favor with the 7-footer. Gasol is reportedly most Read more on this news related to 'Courted'
  • Game Of Thrones Star Maisie Williams Courted For ‘The Last Of Us’
    The actress may join the big-budget adaptation of the hit video game... Read more on this news related to 'Courted'
  • Irina Shayk courted by fashion designers after movie role
    Sports Illustrated model Irina Shayk will make her movie debut in Brett Ratner’s “Hercules,” and designers have been courting her to walk red carpets in their fancy threads. For a... Read more on this news related to 'Courted'

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