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    school - Dictionary definition and meaning for word school

    Definition
    (noun) an educational institution
    Example Sentence
    • the school was founded in 1900
    Definition
    (noun) a building where young people receive education
    Synonyms : schoolhouse
    Example Sentence
    • the school was built in 1932
    • he walked to school every morning
    Definition
    (noun) the process of being formally educated at a school
    Synonyms : schooling
    Example Sentence
    • what will you do when you finish school?
    Definition
    (noun) a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers
    Example Sentence
    • the Venetian school of painting
    Definition
    (noun) the period of instruction in a school; the time period when school is in session
    Synonyms : school day , schooltime
    Example Sentence
    • stay after school
    • he didn't miss a single day of school
    • when the school day was done we would walk home together
    Definition
    (noun) an educational institution's faculty and students
    Example Sentence
    • the school keeps parents informed
    • the whole school turned out for the game
    Definition
    (noun) a large group of fish
    Synonyms : shoal
    Example Sentence
    • a school of small glittering fish swam by
    Definition
    (verb) educate in or as if in a school
    Example Sentence
    • The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions
    Definition
    (verb) teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    Synonyms : civilise , civilize , cultivate , educate , train
    Example Sentence
    • Cultivate your musical taste
    • Train your tastebuds
    • She is well schooled in poetry
    Definition
    (verb) swim in or form a large group of fish
    Example Sentence
    • A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait
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