HyperDic: scholar

English > 3 senses of the word scholar:
NOUNperson scholar, scholarly person, bookman, studenta learned person (especially in the humanities)
person scholar, learner, assimilatorsomeone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
person scholara student who holds a scholarship
scholar > pronunciation
Soundsskaa'ler
Rhymesalveolar ... Ziegler: 240 rhymes with ler...
English > scholar: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines.
Synonymsscholarly person, bookman, student
InstancesCrichton, James Crichton, The Admirable CrichtonScottish man of letters and adventurer (1560-1582)
Lorenzo de'Medici, Lorenzo the MagnificentItalian statesman and scholar who supported many artists and humanists including Michelangelo and Leonardo and Botticelli (1449-1492)
Malone, Edmund Malone, Edmond MaloneEnglish scholar remembered for his chronology of Shakespeare's plays and his editions of Shakespeare and Dryden (1741-1812)
Varro, Marcus Terentius VarroRoman scholar (116-27 BC)
NarrowerArabistA scholar who specializes in Arab languages and culture
Cabalist, KabbalistA student of the Jewish Kabbalah
IslamistA scholar who knowledgeable in Islamic studies
Masorete, Massorete, MasoriteA scholar who is expert on the Masorah (especially one of the Jewish scribes who contributed to the Masorah)
Renaissance manA scholar during the Renaissance who (because knowledge was limited) could know almost everything about many topics
Renaissance man, generalistA modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests
Schoolman, medieval SchoolmanA scholar in one of the universities of the Middle Ages
Shakespearian, ShakespeareanA Shakespearean scholar
SinologistA student of Chinese history and language and culture
VedistA scholar of or an authority on the Vedas
academician, schoolmanA scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
alumnus, alumna, alum, graduate, gradA person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university / university)
bibliographersomeone trained in compiling bibliographies
bibliophile, booklover, book loversomeone who loves (and usually collects) books
doctor, Dr.A person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution
goliardA wandering scholar in medieval Europe
historian, historiographerA person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
humanistA classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
initiate, learned person, pundit, savantsomeone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
licentiateholds a license (degree) from a (European) university / university
mastersomeone who holds a master's degree from academic institution
mujtihadAn Islamic scholar who engages in ijtihad, the effort to derive rules of divine law from Muslim sacred texts
musicologistA student / student of musicology
pedant, bookworm, scholasticA person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
philomathA lover of learning
philosopherA specialist in philosophy
postdoc, post docA scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree
readerA person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys reading
salutatorian, salutatory speakerA graduating student with the second highest academic rank
scholiastA scholar who writes explanatory notes on an author (especially an ancient commentator on a classical author)
theologian, theologist, theologizer, theologisersomeone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
valedictorian, valedictory speakerThe student with the best grades who usually delivers the valedictory address at commencement
Broaderintellectual, intellectA person who uses the mind creatively
Spanishdocto, erudito, especialista, estudiante, estudioso, sabio
Catalanerudit, estudiant, estudiós
Adjectivesscholarlycharacteristic of scholars or scholarship
Nounsscholarshipprofound scholarly knowledge
English > scholar: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs.
Synonymslearner, assimilator
Narrowermemorizer, memoriserA person who learns by rote
quick study, spongesomeone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily
swot, grind, nerd, wonk, dweebAn insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious
tuteeLearns from a tutor
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Spanishaprendiz, estudiante
Catalanaprenent
Nounsscholarshipfinancial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit
English > scholar: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA student who holds a scholarship.
NarrowerRhodes scholarA student who holds one of the scholarships endowed by the will of Cecil J. Rhodes that enables the student to study at Oxford University
Broaderstudent, pupil, educateeA learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
Spanishbecario
Catalanbecari
Nounsscholarshipfinancial aid provided to a student on the basis of academic merit

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