Court vs Villa - What's the difference?

court | villa |

As proper nouns the difference between court and villa

is that court is (us) an abbreviated term of respect for any court ("the court") while villa is (soccer) , a football club based in birmingham.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




(en noun)
  • An enclosed 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.
  • * (1809-1892)
  • And round the cool green courts there ran a row / Of cloisters.
  • * (1800-1859)
  • Goldsmith took a garret in a miserable court .
  • # A street with no outlet, a cul-de-sac.
  • (label) Royal society.
  • # The residence of a sovereign, prince, nobleman, or ether dignitary; a palace.
  • #* (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • This our court , infected with their manners, / Shows like a riotous inn.
  • # 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.
  • #* (William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • My lord, there is a nobleman of the court at door would speak with you.
  • #* Sir (Walter Scott) (1771-1832)
  • Love rules the court , the camp, the grove.
  • # Any formal assembling of the retinue of a sovereign.
  • #* (1800-1859)
  • The princesses held their court within the fortress.
  • Attention directed to a person in power; conduct or address designed to gain favor; courtliness of manners; civility; compliment; flattery.
  • * (Edmund Spenser) (c.1552–1599)
  • No solace could her paramour entreat / Her once to show, ne court , nor dalliance.
  • * (John Evelyn) (1620-1706)
  • I went to make my court to the Duke and Duchess of Newcastle.
  • (label) The administration of law.
  • # 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.
  • #* {{quote-news, date=21 August 2012, first=Ed, last=Pilkington, newspaper=The Guardian
  • , title= Death penalty on trial: should Reggie Clemons live or die? , passage=Next month, Clemons will be brought before a court presided over by a "special master", who will review the case one last time. The hearing will be unprecedented in its remit, but at its core will be a simple issue: should Reggie Clemons live or die?}}
  • # 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.
  • (label) A place arranged for playing the games of tennis, basketball, squash, badminton, volleyball and some other games; also, one of the divisions of a tennis court.
  • *{{quote-book, year=1935, author= George Goodchild
  • , title=Death on the Centre Court, chapter=5 , passage=By one o'clock the place was choc-a-bloc. […] The restaurant was packed, and the promenade between the two main courts' and the subsidiary ' courts was thronged with healthy-looking youngish people, drawn to the Mecca of tennis from all parts of the country.}}

    Derived terms

    * contempt of court * court case * court fight * court jester * courtroom * hold court * in court * out-of-court


    (en verb)
  • To seek to achieve or win.
  • He was courting big new accounts that previous salesman had not attempted.
  • * Prescott
  • They might almost seem to have courted the crown of martyrdom.
  • * De Quincey
  • Guilt and misery court privacy and solitude.
  • To risk (a consequence, usually negative).
  • He courted controversy with his frank speeches.
  • To try to win a commitment to marry from.
  • * Shakespeare
  • If either of you both love Katharina / Leave shall you have to court her at your pleasure.
  • To engage in behavior leading to mating.
  • The bird was courting by making an elaborate dance.
  • To attempt to attract.
  • * Macaulay
  • By one person, hovever, Portland was still assiduously courted .
  • To attempt to gain alliance with.
  • To engage in activities intended to win someone's affections.
  • She's had a few beaus come courting .
  • To engage in courtship behavior.
  • In this season, you can see many animals courting .
  • To invite by attractions; to allure; to attract.
  • * Tennyson
  • A well-worn pathway courted us / To one green wicket in a privet hedge.





    (wikipedia villa)


    (en noun)
  • A house, often larger and more expensive than average, in the countryside or on the coast, often used as a retreat.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1922, author=, title=“Piracy”: A Romantic Chronicle of These Days, chapter=3/6/1 citation
  • , passage=This villa' was long and low and white, and severe after its manner?: for upon and about it were none of those playful ebullitions of taste, such as conical towers, domed roofs, embattlements, statues, coloured tiles and crenellations, such as are dear to architects of ' villas all the world over.}}
  • (UK) A family house, often semi-detached, in a middle class street.
  • (Ancient Rome) a country house, with farm buildings around a courtyard.
  • See also

    * dacha ----