Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Her Percival courted with results that left nothing to be desired.

He found it his interest to court, and she her pleasure to be courted.

So young, so courted, so tempted as she must be—and with such a protector!

We know them, we who have courted Pomona in her fair New England orchards.

He neither blamed, courted, nor neglected the world: he was friendly with it.

When I courted your affections; when I sought your innocent caresses, then—then, alas!

According to her account, indeed, he courted both the sisters.

I courted her for two years, and she professed to return my devotion.

He no longer cared for women, but liked to be courted by them.

Hence they are, like all great influences, courted and feared.