Definitions for school

Definitions for (noun) school

Main entry: school, schoolhouse

Definition: a building where young people receive education

Usage: the school was built in 1932; he walked to school every morning

Main entry: school, schooling

Definition: the process of being formally educated at a school

Usage: what will you do when you finish school?

Main entry: school, shoal

Definition: a large group of fish

Usage: a school of small glittering fish swam by

Main entry: school

Definition: a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers

Usage: the Venetian school of painting

Main entry: school

Definition: an educational institution

Usage: the school was founded in 1900

Main entry: school

Definition: an educational institution's faculty and students

Usage: the school keeps parents informed; the whole school turned out for the game

Main entry: school, school day, schooltime

Definition: the period of instruction in a school; the time period when school is in session

Usage: stay after school; he didn't miss a single day of school; when the school day was done we would walk home together

Definitions for (verb) school

Main entry: school

Definition: swim in or form a large group of fish

Usage: A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait

Main entry: school

Definition: educate in or as if in a school

Usage: The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions

Main entry: civilise, civilize, train, school, educate, cultivate

Definition: teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment

Usage: Cultivate your musical taste; Train your tastebuds; She is well schooled in poetry

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