coach

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Singular
coach

Plural
coaches

  1. (countable) (sports) A coach is a teacher of a sport.
    Even though his team won, first-year coach Andrew Johnson was not happy.
    Parkview's new assistant girls soccer coach Karen Kingston has led the Panthers team to a 4-1 record.
    Mrs. Schenkman, the seventh grade girls' basketball coach, had ended practice for the day.
  2. (countable) A coach is a private teacher, often to help prepare for a particular test, job, or situation.
  3. (countable) A coach is a bus or a car of a train with seats for many people.

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Plain form
coach

Third-person singular
coaches

Past tense
coached

Past participle
coached

Present participle
coaching

  1. (transitive & intransitive), (sports) If you coach a person or a team, you teach them how to do a sport.
    She coaches girls gymnastics at Middlebury High School.
  2. (transitive) If you coach someone, you help them prepare for a particular test, job, or situation.

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