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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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  • Katy Perry, Rihanna & Coldplay Courted For Super Bowl?
    The Super Bowl Halftime Show is a coveted gig – but are music artists willing to pay to play? According to the Wall Street Journal, three major acts – Katy Perry, Rihanna and Coldplay – are being considered for the 2015 show, but with one little catch. According to the WSJ, the proposition of pay to play was met with a "chilly reception from the candida Read more on this news related to 'Courted'
  • The government courted trouble by appearing to be without a political response to the situation
    Firstly, it treated political challenges as law-and-order matters. Considerable resources were wasted on plans to prevent the marchers from leaving Lahore. The sudden lifting of roadblocks gave the crowd a sense of victory that encouraged it to push forward. Read more on this news related to 'Courted'
  • SUNY PI denies report it lost a Quad-C partner
    Representatives from SUNY PI are denying a published report that a participant has dropped out of the Computer Chip Commercialization Center, and Global Foundries is being courted as a replacement. Read more on this news related to 'Courted'

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