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I really believe God called on me to coach, and that is the reason I stayed in it for so long.
Bobby Bowden

Meaning of "coach" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD COACH

From French coche, from Hungarian kocsi szekér wagon of Kocs, village in Hungary where coaches were first made; in the sense: to teach, probably from the idea that the instructor carried his pupils.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF COACH

coach  [kəʊtʃ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF COACH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Coach is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb coach in English.

WHAT DOES COACH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of coach in the English dictionary

The first definition of coach in the dictionary is a vehicle for several passengers, used for transport over long distances, sightseeing, etc. Other definition of coach is a large four-wheeled enclosed carriage, usually horse-drawn. Coach is also a railway carriage carrying passengers.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO COACH

PRESENT

Present
I coach
you coach
he/she/it coaches
we coach
you coach
they coach
Present continuous
I am coaching
you are coaching
he/she/it is coaching
we are coaching
you are coaching
they are coaching
Present perfect
I have coached
you have coached
he/she/it has coached
we have coached
you have coached
they have coached
Present perfect continuous
I have been coaching
you have been coaching
he/she/it has been coaching
we have been coaching
you have been coaching
they have been coaching
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I coached
you coached
he/she/it coached
we coached
you coached
they coached
Past continuous
I was coaching
you were coaching
he/she/it was coaching
we were coaching
you were coaching
they were coaching
Past perfect
I had coached
you had coached
he/she/it had coached
we had coached
you had coached
they had coached
Past perfect continuous
I had been coaching
you had been coaching
he/she/it had been coaching
we had been coaching
you had been coaching
they had been coaching
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will coach
you will coach
he/she/it will coach
we will coach
you will coach
they will coach
Future continuous
I will be coaching
you will be coaching
he/she/it will be coaching
we will be coaching
you will be coaching
they will be coaching
Future perfect
I will have coached
you will have coached
he/she/it will have coached
we will have coached
you will have coached
they will have coached
Future perfect continuous
I will have been coaching
you will have been coaching
he/she/it will have been coaching
we will have been coaching
you will have been coaching
they will have been coaching
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would coach
you would coach
he/she/it would coach
we would coach
you would coach
they would coach
Conditional continuous
I would be coaching
you would be coaching
he/she/it would be coaching
we would be coaching
you would be coaching
they would be coaching
Conditional perfect
I would have coach
you would have coach
he/she/it would have coach
we would have coach
you would have coach
they would have coach
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been coaching
you would have been coaching
he/she/it would have been coaching
we would have been coaching
you would have been coaching
they would have been coaching
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you coach
we let´s coach
you coach
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to coach
Past participle
coached
Present Participle
coaching
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH COACH


abroach
əˈbrəʊtʃ
aircoach
ˈɛəˌkəʊtʃ
approach
əˈprəʊtʃ
broach
brəʊtʃ
brooch
brəʊtʃ
cockroach
ˈkɒkˌrəʊtʃ
croche
krəʊtʃ
encroach
ɪnˈkrəʊtʃ
loach
ləʊtʃ
motorcoach
ˈməʊtəˌkəʊtʃ
poach
pəʊtʃ
reproach
rɪˈprəʊtʃ
roach
rəʊtʃ
slowcoach
ˈsləʊˌkəʊtʃ
stagecoach
ˈsteɪdʒˌkəʊtʃ
turnbroach
ˈtɜːnˌbrəʊtʃ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE COACH

coacervation
coach bolt
coach box
coach building
coach class
coach dog
coach driver
coach house
coach line
coach operator
coach park
coach party
coach screw
coach station
coach transfer
coach trip
coach-builder
coach-built
coachable
coachee

WORDS THAT END LIKE COACH

above reproach
athletic coach
courtesy coach
dialect coach
express coach
German cockroach
life coach
mail coach
mailcoach
motor coach
outcoach
overcoach
passenger coach
self-reproach
sobriety coach
state coach
thematic approach

Synonyms and antonyms of coach in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «COACH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «coach» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of coach

Translation of «coach» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF COACH

Find out the translation of coach to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of coach from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «coach» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

教练
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

entrenador
570 millions of speakers

English

coach
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कोच
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مُدَرِّب
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

тренер
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

técnico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কোচ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

entraîneur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

jurulatih
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Trainer
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

コーチ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

코치
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Pelatih
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

huấn luyện viên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பயிற்சியாளர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रशिक्षक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Koç
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

allenatore
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

trener
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

тренер
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

antrenor
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

προπονητής
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

afrigter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tränare
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

trener
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of coach

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «COACH»

The term «coach» is very widely used and occupies the 3.670 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «COACH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about coach

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10 QUOTES WITH «COACH»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word coach.
1
Gaines Adams
Coach Morris wasn't too hard on me, not at all. Being drafted where I was at, there were high expectations for me. I still have high expectations for myself.
2
Rochelle Aytes
I have the best agent, manager, publicist, acting coach, and lawyer. Without them, I wouldn't have the opportunities that I've had.
3
Ashleigh Banfield
I'm a hockey coach and a single mother of two who commutes. I don't watch TV. I watch news, and that's it!
4
Dennis Bergkamp
I don't want to lose myself in football and that's what a coach has to do to be successful.
5
Anatoli Boukreev
This year my role is clear: I am a coach, a coach to sportsmen.
6
Bobby Bowden
To have the kind of year you want to have, something has to happen that you can't explain why it happened. Something has to happen that you can't coach.
7
Bobby Bowden
I really believe God called on me to coach, and that is the reason I stayed in it for so long.
8
John O. Brennan
A lot of things look good on an academic's blackboard in terms of the actions that need to be taken. It's almost like a football coach, when you draw the X's and O's: Every play that is chalked on that board goes for a touchdown. Well, there are a lot of yards to be made between the line of scrimmage and the touchdown.
9
Gary Carter
I would love to get back to the big leagues as a coach, possibly a manager. I would love that opportunity.
10
Liang Chow
There's a lot of pressure, and it's a long battle, to coach at the elite level. My wife and I didn't take a vacation for 10 years.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «COACH»

Discover the use of coach in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to coach and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
They Call Me Coach
This book captures the full flavor of the man, the philosophies that work in life, and the philosophies that work on the court. I commend it to people who want to succeed at either--or both." --Los Angeles Times
John Wooden, 2004
2
Coach Yourself to Success: 101 Tips from a Personal Coach ...
In this book, one of the most widely recognized personal coaches in the world, Talane Miedaner, provides you with the latest technology for achieving success and attracting everything you have always wanted.
Talane Miedaner, 2000
3
Don't Put Me In, Coach: My Incredible NCAA Journey from the ...
Mark Titus is not your average basketball star. This is a wild and completely true story of the most unlikely career in college basketball. A must-read for all fans of March Madness and college sports!
Mark Titus, 2012
4
Becoming a Life Coach: A Complete Workbook for Therapists
This book offers a complete strategy professionals can use to incorporate life coaching into their practices.
David Skibbins, 2007
5
Coach Wooden: The 7 Principles That Shaped His Life and Will ...
Coach Wooden was a master of getting people to perform at their maximum. This text will define why he was the greatest leader ever to grace the sidelines."--Dick Vitale, ESPN college basketball analyst Legends aren't born. They're made.
Pat Williams, James Denney, 2011
6
Becoming a Professional Life Coach: Lessons from the ...
This book presents the essential elements of life coach training program in a content-rich form that is equivalent to a graduate-level education in the field.
Diane S. Menendez, Patrick Williams, 2011
7
Coach Wooden's Pyramid of Success (Large Print 16pt)
Now you can benefit from Coach John Wooden's insights as he and Jay Carty share the building blocks and key values of the Pyramid of Success in the playbook edition of Coach Wooden's Pyramid of Success.
John Wooden, 2010
8
Be your own best life coach: Take charge and live the life ...
This book is simply brilliant. It offers fantastic expert tips and advice to empower readers to achieve their plans, on their own terms.
Jackee Holder, 2008
9
The Daily Trading Coach: 101 Lessons for Becoming Your Own ...
I enthusiastically encourage anyone interested in bettering their trading and investing to read this book and keep it on their desk as a constant source of learning." —Brian Shannon, www.alphatrends.netauthor of Technical Analysis Using ...
Brett N. Steenbarger, 2009
10
The Portable Coach: 28 Sure Fire Strategies For Business And ...
Offers financial advising experience with in-depth psychological insights in this practical, positive program that can help readers determine their goals and achieve them
Thomas J. Leonard, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «COACH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term coach is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Dan Tolzman, Jesse Mermuys named GM, coach of Raptors' D …
Dan Tolzman was named general manager of Raptors 905 on Tuesday and Jesse Mermuys was made the team's head coach/assistant ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
2
Pep turned down as Brazil manager - Alves
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Pep Guardiola wanted to coach Brazil at last year's World Cup, but local football officials were afraid that fans wouldn't ... «ESPN FC, Jul 15»
3
New goalie coach out to end Flyers' jinx
The Flyers announced last week that they had hired Dillabaugh to be their goaltending coach, handing him the responsibility for developing ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
4
Island Coast softball coach resigns after son's arrest
DATABASE:Sexual Offenders and Predators database. Island Coast High School 's head softball coach resigned from his position Tuesday in ... «The News-Press, Jul 15»
5
Italy coach Antonio Conte may face trial over alleged match-fixing
Antonio Conte won three successive Serie A titles with Juventus before being appointed Italy coach last year. Photograph: Kieran ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
6
Wimbledon 2015: Grigor Dimitrov's coach split reminds of need for …
Grigor Dimitrov parted company with coach Roger Rasheed after being beaten in the third round at Wimbledon. Photograph: Ella Ling/BPI/Rex ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
7
Meyers Leonard on fired Trail Blazers coach Kim Hughes: 'It's just …
Trail Blazers assistant coach Kim Hughes had been fired. Leonard's closest confidant, the person who had grown into a father figure and ... «OregonLive.com, Jul 15»
8
Farrish joins Avalanche as assistant coach
The Colorado Avalanche Hockey Club announced today that the organization has named Dave Farrish as Assistant Coach. Farrish will join ... «NHL.com, Jul 15»
9
Fort Wayne native named Greenville head coach
Fort Wayne native and former Komets goalie Brian Gratz has been named as the head coach of the Greenville Road Warriors the team ... «Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, Jul 15»
10
Former U.S. Paralympic Coach Dave Denniston Joins Wyoming Staff
“I've known Dave for a long time and knew he had an interest in coaching here at Wyoming,” UW head coach Tom Johnson said. “We are all ... «SwimSwam, Jul 15»

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