Schools



noun
1.
an institution where instruction is given, especially to persons under college age:
The children are at school.
2.
an institution for instruction in a particular skill or field.
3.
a college or university.
4.
a regular course of meetings of a teacher or teachers and students for instruction; program of instruction:
summer school.
5.
a session of such a course:
no school today; to be kept after school.
6.
the activity or process of learning under instruction, especially at a school for the young:
As a child, I never liked school.
7.
one’s formal education:
They plan to be married when he finishes school.
8.
a building housing a school.
9.
the body of students, or students and teachers, belonging to an educational institution:
The entire school rose when the principal entered the auditorium.
10.
a building, room, etc., in a university, set apart for the use of one of the faculties or for some particular purpose:
the school of agriculture.
11.
a particular faculty or department of a university having the right to recommend candidates for degrees, and usually beginning its program of instruction after the student has completed general education:
medical school.
12.
any place, situation, etc., tending to teach anything.
13.
the body of pupils or followers of a master, system, method, etc.:
the Platonic school of philosophy.
14.
Art.

a group of artists, as painters, writers, or musicians, whose works reflect a common conceptual, regional, or personal influence:
the modern school; the Florentine school.
the art and artists of a geographical location considered independently of stylistic similarity:
the French school.

15.
any group of persons having common attitudes or beliefs.
16.
Military, Navy. parts of close-order drill applying to the individual (school of the soldier) the squad (school of the squad) or the like.
17.
Australian and New Zealand Informal. a group of people gathered together, especially for gambling or drinking.
18.
schools, Archaic. the faculties of a university.
19.
Obsolete. the schoolmen in a medieval university.
adjective
20.
of or connected with a school or schools.
21.
Obsolete. of the schoolmen.
verb (used with object)
22.
to educate in or as if in a school; teach; train.
23.
Archaic. to reprimand.
noun
1.
a large number of fish, porpoises, whales, or the like, feeding or migrating together.
verb (used without object)
2.
to form into, or go in, a school, as fish.
plural noun
1.
the Schools, the medieval Schoolmen collectively
2.
(at Oxford University)

the Examination Schools, the University building in which examinations are held
(informal) the Second Public Examination for the degree of Bachelor of Arts; finals

noun
1.

an institution or building at which children and young people usually under 19 receive education
(as modifier): school bus, school day
(in combination): schoolroom, schoolwork

2.
any educational institution or building
3.
a faculty, institution, or department specializing in a particular subject: a law school
4.
the staff and pupils of a school
5.
the period of instruction in a school or one session of this: he stayed after school to do extra work
6.
meetings held occasionally for members of a profession, etc
7.
a place or sphere of activity that instructs: the school of hard knocks
8.
a body of people or pupils adhering to a certain set of principles, doctrines, or methods
9.
a group of artists, writers, etc, linked by the same style, teachers, or aims: the Venetian school of painting
10.
a style of life: a gentleman of the old school
11.
(informal) a group assembled for a common purpose, esp gambling or drinking
verb (transitive)
12.
to train or educate in or as in a school
13.
to discipline or control
14.
an archaic word for reprimand
noun
1.
a group of porpoises or similar aquatic animals that swim together
verb
2.
(intransitive) to form such a group
school
In addition to the idiom beginning with school

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