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    Definition:
    School - (n.) A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish.
    School - (n.) 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.
    School - (n.) A place of primary instruction; an establishment for the instruction of children; as, a primary school; a common school; a grammar school.
    School - (n.) A session of an institution of instruction.
    School - (n.) 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.
    School - (n.) The room or hall in English universities where the examinations for degrees and honors are held.
    School - (n.) An assemblage of scholars; those who attend upon instruction in a school of any kind; a body of pupils.
    School - (n.) 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.
    School - (n.) 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.
    School - (n.) Figuratively, any means of knowledge or discipline; as, the school of experience.
    School - (v. t.) To train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach.
    School - (v. t.) To tutor; to chide and admonish; to reprove; to subject to systematic discipline; to train.
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    Definition: Similar or Containing
    Schooled - (imp. & p. p.) of School
    Schooling - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of School
    Schoolbook - (n.) A book used in schools for learning lessons.
    Schoolboy - (n.) A boy belonging to, or attending, a school.
    Schooldame - (n.) A schoolmistress.
    Schoolery - (n.) Something taught; precepts; schooling.
    Schoolfellow - (n.) One bred at the same school; an associate in school.
    Schoolgirl - (n.) A girl belonging to, or attending, a school.
    Schoolhouse - (n.) A house appropriated for the use of a school or schools, or for instruction.
    Schooling - (n.) Instruction in school; tuition; education in an institution of learning; act of teaching.
    Schooling - (n.) Discipline; reproof; reprimand; as, he gave his son a good schooling.
    Schooling - (n.) Compensation for instruction; price or reward paid to an instructor for teaching pupils.
    Schooling - (a.) Collecting or running in schools or shoals.
    Schoolma'am - (n.) A schoolmistress.
    Schoolmaid - (n.) A schoolgirl.
    Schoolmen - (pl. ) of Schoolman
    Schoolman - (n.) One versed in the niceties of academical disputation or of school divinity.
    Schoolmaster - (n.) The man who presides over and teaches a school; a male teacher of a school.
    Schoolmaster - (n.) One who, or that which, disciplines and directs.
    Schoolmate - (n.) A pupil who attends the same school as another.
    Schoolmistress - (n.) A woman who governs and teaches a school; a female school-teacher.
    Schoolroom - (n.) A room in which pupils are taught.
    Schoolship - (n.) A vessel employed as a nautical training school, in which naval apprentices receive their education at the expense of the state, and are trained for service as sailors. Also, a vessel used as a reform school to which boys are committed by the courts to be disciplined, and instructed as mariners.
    School-teacher - (n.) One who teaches or instructs a school.
    Schoolward - (adv.) Toward school.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    School - n. 1 a educational institution for pupils up to 19 years of age, or (us) including college or university level. B (attrib.) Of or for use in school (school dinners). 2 a school buildings, pupils, staff, etc. B time of teaching; the teaching itself (no school today). 3 university department or faculty. 4 a group of similar artists etc., esp. Followers of an artist etc. B group of like-minded people (belongs to the old school). 5 group of card-players etc. 6 colloq. Instructive circumstances etc. (school of adversity). v. 1 send to school; educate. 2 (often foll. By to) discipline, train, control. 3 (as schooled adj.) (foll. By in) educated or trained (schooled in humility). at (us in) school attending lessons etc. Go to school attend lessons. [greek skhole]
    School - n. (often foll. By of) shoal of fish, whales, etc. [low german or dutch]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Boarding-school - n. School in which pupils live in term-time.
    Dame-school - n. Hist. Primary school kept by an elderly woman.
    Day-school - n. School for pupils living at home.
    Direct-grant school - n. School funded by the government and not a local authority.
    Finishing-school - n. Private college preparing girls for fashionable society.
    Grammar school - n. Esp. Hist. Selective state secondary school with a mainly academic curriculum.
    High school - n. 1 grammar school. 2 us & scot. Secondary school.
    High school - n. 1 grammar school. 2 us & scot. Secondary school.
    Maintained school - n. School supported from public funds, state school.
    Middle school - n. School for children from about 9 to 13 years.
    Night school - n. Institution providing classes in the evening.
    Nursery school - n. School for children between the ages of three and five.
    Old school - n. Traditional attitudes or people having them.
    Old school tie - n. Excessive loyalty to traditional values and to former pupils of one's own, esp. Public, school.
    Play school - n. Nursery school or kindergarten.
    Preparatory school - n. Private primary school or us secondary school.
    Preschool - adj. Of the time before a child is old enough to go to school.
    Primary school - n. School for children below the age of 11.
    Public school - n. 1 private fee-paying secondary school, esp. For boarders. 2 us, austral., & scot. Non-fee-paying school.
    Riding-school - n. Establishment teaching horsemanship.
    School age - n. Age-range of school attendance.
    Schoolboy - n. Boy attending school.
    Schoolchild - n. Child attending school.
    Schoolgirl - n. Girl attending school.
    Schoolhouse - n. School building, esp. In a village.
    Schooling - n. Education, esp. At school.
    School-leaver - n. Person finishing secondary school (esp. Considered as joining the job market).
    Schoolmaster - n. Head or assistant male teacher.
    Schoolmistress - n. Head or assistant female teacher.
    Schoolroom - n. Room used for lessons.
    Schoolteacher - n. Teacher in a school.
    School year - n. Period from september to july.
    Senior school - n. School for children esp. Over the age of 11.
    State school - n. School largely managed and funded by the public authorities.
    Summer school - n. Course of summer lectures etc. Held esp. At a university.
    Sunday school - n. Religious class on sundays for children.
    Unschooled - adj. Uneducated, untrained.

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