Definition of School

  • (n.) A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish.
  • (n.) A place for learned intercourse and instruction; an institution for learning; an educational establishment; a place for acquiring knowledge and mental training; as, the school of the prophets.
  • (n.) A place of primary instruction; an establishment for the instruction of children; as, a primary school; a common school; a grammar school.
  • (n.) A session of an institution of instruction.
  • (n.) One of the seminaries for teaching logic, metaphysics, and theology, which were formed in the Middle Ages, and which were characterized by academical disputations and subtilties of reasoning.
  • (n.) The room or hall in English universities where the examinations for degrees and honors are held.
  • (n.) An assemblage of scholars; those who attend upon instruction in a school of any kind; a body of pupils.
  • (n.) The disciples or followers of a teacher; those who hold a common doctrine, or accept the same teachings; a sect or denomination in philosophy, theology, science, medicine, politics, etc.
  • (n.) The canons, precepts, or body of opinion or practice, sanctioned by the authority of a particular class or age; as, he was a gentleman of the old school.
  • (n.) Figuratively, any means of knowledge or discipline; as, the school of experience.
  • (v. t.) To train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach.
  • (v. t.) To tutor; to chide and admonish; to reprove; to subject to systematic discipline; to train.

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Common English words

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