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school

 
Noun school has 7 senses
  1. school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
    --1 is a kind of
    educational institution
    --1 has members: staff, faculty; schoolteacher, school teacher
    --1 has particulars:
     academy; correspondence school; crammer; dancing school; direct-grant school; driving school; finishing school; flying school; graduate school, grad school; language school; nursing school, school of nursing; religious school; riding school; secondary school, lyceum, lycee, Gymnasium, middle school; secretarial school; technical school, tech; training school; veterinary school; conservatory; alma mater; public school; private school; dance school; day school; night school; Sunday school, Sabbath school; grade school, grammar school, elementary school, primary school
    Derived form: verb school1
  2. school, schoolhouse - a building where young people receive education; "the school was built in 1932"; "he walked to school every morning"
    --2 is a kind of building, edifice
    --2 is a part of school system
    --2 has parts: classroom, schoolroom
    --2 has particulars: conservatory, conservatoire; day school
    Derived form: verb school1
  3. school, schooling - the process of being formally educated at a school; "what will you do when you finish school?"
    --3 is a kind of education
    Derived form: verb school1
  4. school - an educational institution's faculty and students; "the school keeps parents informed"; "the whole school turned out for the game"
    --4 is a kind of
    educational institution
    Derived form: verb school1
  5. school, schooltime, school day - 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"
    --5 is a kind of time period, period of time, period
    --5 has parts: study hall
    Derived form: verb school1
  6. school - a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; "the Venetian school of painting"
    --6 is a kind of
    body
    --6 has particulars:
     Ashcan School, Eight; deconstructivism; historical school; pointillism; art nouveau; lake poets; secession, sezession
  7. school, shoal - a large group of fish; "a school of small glittering fish swam by"
    --7 is a kind of animal group
    --7 has members: fish
    Derived form: verb school3
Verb school has 3 senses
  1. school - educate in or as if in a school; "The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions"
    --1 is one way to
    educate
    Derived forms: noun school5, noun school4, noun school3, noun school2, noun school1, noun schooling1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise - train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry"
    --2 is one way to polish, refine, fine-tune, down
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. school - swim in or form a large group of fish; "A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait"
    --3 is one way to
    swim
    Derived form: noun school7
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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