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School meaning

school - 16 dictionary results

  1. 1. swim in or form a large group of fish; " A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait"
  2. 2. train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; " Cultivate your musical taste"; " Train your tastebuds"; " She is well schooled in poetry"
  3. 3. A French school of the middle of the 19th century centering in the village of Barbizon near the forest of Fontainebleau. Its members went straight to nature in disregard of academic tradition, treating their subjects faithfully and with poetic feeling for color, light, and atmosphere. It is exemplified, esp. in landscapes, by Corot, Rousseau, Daubigny, Jules Dupre, and Diaz. Associated with them are certain painters of animals, as Troyon and Jaque, and of peasant life, as Millet and Jules Breton.
  4. 4. A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish.
  5. 5. A place of primary instruction; an establishment for the instruction of children; as, a primary school; a common school; a grammar school.
  6. 6. A session of an institution of instruction.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. The room or hall in English universities where the examinations for degrees and honors are held.
  9. 9. An assemblage of scholars; those who attend upon instruction in a school of any kind; a body of pupils.
  10. 10. 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.
  11. 11. 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.
  12. 12. Figuratively, any means of knowledge or discipline; as, the school of experience.
  13. 13. To train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach.
  14. 14. To tutor; to chide and admonish; to reprove; to subject to systematic discipline; to train.
  15. 15. A place for instruction; pupils of a school; set of persons holding the same doctrines or following the same teacher.
  16. 16. To instruct; discipline.

school - examples of usage

  1. " That sounds more like the school of Wetmore. - "A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth", William Dean Howells.
  2. Are you doing your best to act well, whether at home, at school, or at play? - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  3. You have been at school? - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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