Definitions of school

  1. To train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach.
  2. To tutor; to chide and admonish; to reprove; to subject to systematic discipline; to train.
  3. To train or instruct in a school; discipline.
  4. To educate in a school: to instruct: to admonish.
  5. To instruct; discipline.
  6. To run together in a school, as fish.
  7. educate in or as if in a school; " The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions"
  8. To instruct; to tutor; to reprove.
  9. To instruct; to train; to tutor; to reprove.
  10. a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; " the Venetian school of painting"
  11. an educational institution; " the school was founded in 1900"
  12. an educational institution's faculty and students; " the school keeps parents informed"; " the whole school turned out for the game"
  13. swim in or form a large group of fish; " A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait"
  14. train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; " Cultivate your musical taste"; " Train your tastebuds"; " She is well schooled in poetry"
  15. 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.
  16. A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish.
  17. 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.
  18. A place of primary instruction; an establishment for the instruction of children; as, a primary school; a common school; a grammar school.
  19. A session of an institution of instruction.
  20. 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.
  21. An assemblage of scholars; those who attend upon instruction in a school of any kind; a body of pupils.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. Figuratively, any means of knowledge or discipline; as, the school of experience.
  25. A French of the middle of the 19th century centering in the village of Barbizon near the forest of Fontainebleau.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. A place for instruction; pupils of a school; set of persons holding the same doctrines or following the same teacher.
  29. A school house or schoolroom.
  30. A school session; a body of pupils or of disciples; asect, etc.
  31. A large company, as of fish; shoal.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.