HyperDic: school

English > 10 senses of the word school:
NOUNgroupschoolan educational institution
artifactschool, schoolhousea building where young people receive education
cognitionschool, schoolingthe process of being formally educated at a school
groupschoola body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers
timeschool, schooltime, school daythe period of instruction in a school
groupschoolan educational institution's faculty and students
groupschool, shoala large group of fish
VERBsocialschooleducate in or as if in a school
socialschool, educate, train, cultivate, civilize, civiliseteach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
motionschoolswim in or form a large group of fish
school > pronunciation
Soundsskuw'l
RhymesBlackpool ... Yule: 48 rhymes with uwl...
English > school: 10 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningAn educational institution.
Example"the school was founded in 1900"
Membersschoolteacher, school teacherA teacher in a school below the college level
staff, facultyThe body of teachers and administrators / administrators at a school
NarrowerSunday school, Sabbath schoolschool meeting on Sundays for religious instruction
academyA school for special training
alma materYour alma mater is a school you graduated from
conservatoryThe faculty and students of a school specializing in one of the fine arts
correspondence schoolA school that teaches nonresident students by mail
crammerA special school where students are crammed
dance schoolA school where students are taught to dance
dancing schoolA school in which students learn to dance
day schoolA school giving instruction during the daytime
direct-grant schoolformerly a school that charged tuition fees and also received government grants in return for admitting certain non-paying students who were nominated by the local authorities
driving schoolA school where people are taught to drive automobiles
finishing schoolA private school for girls that emphasizes training in cultural and social activities
flying schoolA school for teaching students to fly airplanes
grade school, grammar school, elementary school, primary schoolA school for young children
graduate school, grad schoolA school in a university / university offering study leading to degrees beyond the bachelor's degree
language schoolA school for teaching foreign languages
night schoolA school that holds classes in the evenings for students who cannot attend during the day
nursing school, school of nursingA school for training nurses
private schoolA school established and controlled privately and supported by endowment and tuition
public schoolA tuition free school in the United States supported by taxes and controlled by a school board
religious schoolA school run by a religious body
riding schoolA school where horsemanship is taught and practiced
secondary school, lyceum, lycee, Gymnasium, middle schoolA school for students intermediate between elementary school and college
secretarial schoolA school where secretarial skills (typing and shorthand and filing etc) are taught
technical school, techA school teaching mechanical and industrial arts and the applied sciences
training schoolA school providing practical vocational and technical training
veterinary schoolA school teaching veterinary medicine
Broadereducational institutionAn institution dedicated to education
Spanishcentro docente, colegio, escuela, instituto, universidad
Catalancentre docent, comunitat escolar, escola
Adjectivesscholasticof or relating to schools
Verbsschooleducate in or as if in a school
English > school: 10 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA building where young people receive education.
Examples
  • "the school was built in 1932"
  • "he walked to school every morning"
Synonymschoolhouse
Part ofschool systemestablishment including the plant and equipment for providing education from kindergarten through high school
Partsclassroom, schoolroomA room in a school where lessons take place
Narrowerconservatory, conservatoireA schoolhouse with special / special facilities for fine arts
day schoolA school building without boarding facilities
Broaderbuilding, edificeA structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place
Spanishcolegio, escuela
Catalancol·legi, escola
Adjectivesscholasticof or relating to schools
Verbsschooleducate in or as if in a school
English > school: 10 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe process of being formally educated at a school.
Example"what will you do when you finish school?"
Synonymschooling
BroadereducationThe gradual process of acquiring knowledge
Spanishestudios
Catalanestudis
Adjectivesscholasticof or relating to schools
Verbsschooleducate in or as if in a school
English > school: 10 senses > noun 4, group
MeaningA body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers.
Example"the Venetian school of painting"
NarrowerAshcan School, EightA group of United States painters founded in 1907 and noted for their realistic depictions of sordid aspects of city life
art nouveauA French school of art and architecture popular in the 1890s
deconstructivismA school of architecture based on the philosophical theory of deconstruction
historical schoolA school of 19th century German economists and legal philosophers who tried to explain modern economic systems in evolutionary or historical terms
lake poetsEnglish poets at the beginning of the 19th century who lived in the Lake District and were inspired by it
pointillismA school of painters who used a technique of painting with tiny dots of pure colors that would blend in the viewer's eye
secession, sezessionAn Austrian school of art and architecture parallel to the French art nouveau in the 1890s
BroaderbodyA group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
Spanishescuela
Catalanescola
English > school: 10 senses > noun 5, time
MeaningThe period of instruction in a school; the time period when school is in session.
Examples
  • "stay after school"
  • "he didn't miss a single day of school"
  • "when the school day was done we would walk home together"
Synonymsschooltime, school day
Partsstudy hallA period of time during the school day that is set aside for study
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishaño escolar
Catalanany escolar
Adjectivesscholasticof or relating to schools
Verbsschooleducate in or as if in a school
English > school: 10 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningAn educational institution's faculty and students.
Examples
  • "the school keeps parents informed"
  • "the whole school turned out for the game"
Broadereducational institutionAn institution dedicated to education
Adjectivesscholasticof or relating to schools
Verbsschooleducate in or as if in a school
English > school: 10 senses > noun 7, group
MeaningA large group of fish.
Example"a school of small glittering fish swam by"
Synonymshoal
MembersfishAny of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills
Broaderanimal groupA group of animals
Spanishbanco, cardumen
Catalanbanc
Verbsschoolswim in or form a large group of fish
English > school: 10 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningeducate in or as if in a school.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions"
Narrowerhome-schooleducate (one's children) at home instead of sending (them) to a school
BroadereducateGive an education to
Spanisheducar, escolarizar
Catalaneducar
Nounsschoola building where young people receive education
schoolthe process of being formally educated at a school
schoolan educational institution
schoolan educational institution's faculty and students
schoolthe period of instruction in a school
schoolingthe act of teaching at school
English > school: 10 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningTeach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "She is well schooled in poetry"
Synonymseducate, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise
Narrowersophisticatemake less natural or innocent
Broaderpolish, refine, fine-tune, downimprove or perfect by pruning or polishing
Spanishcivilizar, cultivar, educar
Catalancivilitzar, educar
English > school: 10 senses > verb 3, motion
Meaningswim in or form a large group of fish.
PatternSomething ----s
Example"A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait"
BroaderswimTravel through water
Nounsschoola large group of fish

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