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Definitions of school

  1.   the period of instruction in a school; the time period when schools is in session; " stay after school"; " he didn't miss a single day of school"; " when the school day was done we would walk home together"
  2.   A place of primary instruction; an establishment for the instruction of children; as, a primary school; a common school; a grammar school.
  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.   a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; " the Venetian school of painting"
  5.   A place where instruction is given; the body of pupils and teachers in a place where instruction is given; the followers of the teachings or beliefs of a particular teacher or system; a shoal or great number, as of fish.
  6.   Educational institutions.
  7.   an educational institution; " the school was founded in 1900"
  8.   To instruct; to train; to tutor; to reprove.
  9.   the period of instruction in a school; " stay after school" or" he didn't miss a single day of school"
  10.   A school session; a body of pupils or of disciples; asect, etc.
  11.   A place or an establishment for education or instruction; the pupils of a school; instruction; a scholastic seminary; the system of a master or his sect; any place of improvement or learning.
  12.   To run together in a school, as fish.
  13.   To educate in a school: to instruct: to admonish.
  14.   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.
  15.   To instruct; to tutor; to reprove.
  16.   Figuratively, any means of knowledge or discipline; as, the school of experience.
  17.   A large company, as of fish; shoal.
  18.   a large group of fish; " a school of small glittering fish swam by"
  19.   To teach; train; discipline.
  20.   A French of the middle of the 19th century centering in the village of Barbizon near the forest of Fontainebleau.
  21.   To instruct; discipline.
  22.   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.
  23.   An educational institution; any place or means of instruction.
  24.   To train or instruct in a school; discipline.
  25.   To tutor; to chide and admonish; to reprove; to subject to systematic discipline; to train.
  26.   An assemblage of scholars; those who attend upon instruction in a school of any kind; a body of pupils.
  27.   swim in or form a large group of fish; " A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait"
  28.   A session of an institution of instruction.
  29.   To train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach.
  30.   A place for instruction; pupils of a school; set of persons holding the same doctrines or following the same teacher.
  31.   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.
  32.   an educational institution's faculty and students; " the school keeps parents informed"; " the whole school turned out for the game"
  33.   A place for instruction: an institution of learning, esp. for children: the pupils of a school: exercises for instruction: the disciples of a particular teacher, or those who hold a common doctrine.
  34.   The room or hall in English universities where the examinations for degrees and honors are held.
  35.   A place for the instruction of pupils or students; a sect or party in doctrines or philosophy; those who have or hold something in common, as old school; the colleges in the middle ages for instructing in the various branches of speculative knowledge; a shoal or compact body, as of whales.
  36.   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.
  37.   A school house or schoolroom.
  38.   train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; " Cultivate your musical taste"; " Train your tastebuds"; " She is well schooled in poetry"
  39.   train to be discriminative; as of taste or judgment; " Cultivate your musical taste"; " Train your tastebuds"; " She is well schooled in poetry"
  40.   A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish.
  41.   the process of being formally educated at a school; " what will you do when you finish school?"
  42.   a building where young people receive education; " the school was built in 1932"; " he walked to school every morning"
  43.   educate in or as if in a school; " The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions"

Quotes of school

  1. I love to come in and play with a wig or glasses or clothes. I love using props. I'm from the Peter Sellers school of trying to prepare for the character. – Dan Aykroyd
  2. But if you really want to get involved in making a difference, you can stay at home with your family and have a job and make a reasonable living without having to be on an airplane all of the time, then you ought to go back home and run for School Board. – Birch Bayh
  3. When I was at school I used to scream in trains, in those concertina things between the carriages. I used to try to be so good that sometimes I couldn't bear it any more. – Jane Birkin
  4. That smell of freshly cut grass makes me think of Friday night football in high school The smell of popcorn and cigar smoke reminds me of the stadium. The cutting of the grass reminds me of the August practice. – Garth Brooks
  5. My mother did all she could to control me, but at age 14 she sent me to a military school – Sam Donaldson
  6. If my soccer career were over, I would still come here because of the people. And despite the fact I've had to skip some school for National Team purposes, I am looking forward to holding that Carolina degree as soon as I can get my hands on it. – Lorrie Fair
  7. I was on the San Diego school board for 4 years, where I watched children successfully matriculate into elementary schools from Head Start programs from all around our city. – Bob Filner
  8. At times during high school and college I wished to be a sportswriter. – Luke Ford
  9. I have a lot of memories of Falls Church. I went to grade school in Madison Elementary School – Jim Fowler
  10. I didn't go to high school and I didn't go to grade school either. Education, I think, is for refinement and is probably a liability. – H. L. Hunt
  11. A number of girls of my acquaintance went to school to the nuns of the Congregational Nunnery, or Sisters of Charity, as they are sometimes called. – Maria Monk
  12. I studied with a blind teacher from about 5 until I was 16, at two different schools. From the age of 12 until 16, I was in a boarding school -which, I believe, at that time was compulsory for blind children. – George Shearing
  13. Education is a private matter between the person and the world of knowledge and experience, and has little to do with school or college. – Lillian Smith
  14. Alexander at the head of the world never tasted the true pleasure that boys of his own age have enjoyed at the head of a school – Horace Walpole
  15. And it was where I learned how to play tennis and eventually became captain of the tennis team at the school and was on the Junior Davis Cup in New York City. – Sanford I. Weill

Usage examples for school

  1. “ I used to live for my school – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  2. Could the School possibly do it? ” – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  3. How does she like going to school – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  4. “ I live at Mrs. Delancy's school but no, I don't! ” – The End of a Coil by Susan Warner
  5. Well, my school is open. ” – Mentally Defective Children by Alfred Binet Théodore Simon
  6. “ I avoided the girl and hurried home after school – The Key To Peace by A. Marie Miles
  7. Why, I went to school with him. ” – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  8. And then, too, I must go to school – Dora Deane by Mary J. Holmes
  9. And then no school for a whole week! ” – Marjorie's New Friend by Carolyn Wells
  10. “ I remember; you went there with the girls just when I went back to school – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  11. You know Janet's just crazy about school – The Rosie World by Parker Fillmore
  12. Besides, how can you get a school together in the summer?" ” – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  13. And I suppose you'll go in the morning, when I'm in school – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  14. What has he been doing- have you had him at a school – The Fortunes Of Glencore by Charles James Lever
  15. You must learn not to laugh in school – Grand-Daddy Whiskers, M.D. by Nellie M. Leonard
  16. “ " I've heard her talk about your school and I'm glad you're going out to see her. ” – Mystery Ranch by Arthur Chapman
  17. She has been at an excellent school in France. ” – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  18. Be sure to be on time at school to- morrow. ” – Dorothy Dale by Margaret Penrose
  19. The School House, after all, is the place. ” – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  20. Why didn't you come straight home from school as I've told you to, time an' again? ” – Mary Rose of Mifflin by Frances R. Sterrett

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