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Definition of School
School School, n. [For shoal a crowd; prob. confused with
school for learning.]
A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish.
SchoolSchool School, n. [OE. scole, AS. sc?lu, L. schola, Gr. ?
leisure, that in which leisure is employed, disputation,
lecture, a school, probably from the same root as ?, the
original sense being perhaps, a stopping, a resting. See
1. 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.
Disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.
--Acts xix. 9.
2. A place of primary instruction; an establishment for the
instruction of children; as, a primary school; a common
school; a grammar school.
As he sat in the school at his primer. --Chaucer.
3. A session of an institution of instruction.
How now, Sir Hugh! No school to-day? --Shak.
4. 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.
At Cambridge the philosophy of Descartes was still
dominant in the schools. --Macaulay.
5. The room or hall in English universities where the
examinations for degrees and honors are held.
6. An assemblage of scholars; those who attend upon
instruction in a school of any kind; a body of pupils.
What is the great community of Christians, but one
of the innumerable schools in the vast plan which
God has instituted for the education of various
7. 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,
Let no man be less confident in his faith . . . by
reason of any difference in the several schools of
Christians. --Jer. Taylor.
8. 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.
His face pale but striking, though not handsome
after the schools. --A. S. Hardy.
9. Figuratively, any means of knowledge or discipline; as,
the school of experience.
Boarding school, Common school, District school,
Normal school, etc. See under Boarding, Common,
High school, a free public school nearest the rank of a
college. [U. S.]
School board, a corporation established by law in every
borough or parish in England, and elected by the burgesses
or ratepayers, with the duty of providing public school
accommodation for all children in their district.
School committee, School board, an elected committee of
citizens having charge and care of the public schools in
any district, town, or city, and responsible for control
of the money appropriated for school purposes. [U. S.] schoolMegarian Me*ga"ri*an, Megaric Me*gar"ic, a.
Belonging, or pertaining, to Megara, a city of ancient
Megarian, or Megaric, school, a school of philosophy
established at Megara, after the death of Socrates, by his
disciples, and remarkable for its logical subtlety.
Meaning of School from wikipedia
- vocational school
may be available after secondary school
. A school
may be dedicated
to one particular
field, such as a school
- primary school
(in Ireland, the UK & Australia), junior school
(in Australia), elementary school
or grade school
(in the US & Canada) is a school
- › The Juilliard School
(/ˈdʒuːliɑːrd/) is a Private performing
in New York City. Established
in 1905, the school trains about
a consensus. › A middle school
as intermediate school
, or lower secondary school
) is an educational stage
- State schools
and Wales) or public schools
and North American
English) are generally primary
or secondary schools
- High School Musical
is a 2006 American musical television
by Peter Barsocchini
Ortega. It is the first installment
- independent school
in its finances
and governance. Also known
as private schools
, non-governmental, privately
funded, or non-state schools
- In Canada, the Indian residential school system
was a network
of mandatory boarding schools
peoples. The network
by the Canadian...
- A secondary school describes
that provides secondary education
and also usually includes
the building where
place. Some secondary...
to as school
of management, management school
administration, or colloquially
or biz school
. A business school
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