English definition of “court”
PLEASE [T] › to try to please someone because you want them to support you or join you: Adams is being courted by several football clubs.
TRY TO GET [T] › to try to get or achieve something: to court investment/publicity
RELATIONSHIP [I, T] old-fashioned › to have a romantic relationship with someone you hope to marry: They courted for two years before getting married.
court controversy/danger/disaster, etc › to behave in a way that risks bad results