1. [ noun ] (education) an educational institution

"the school was founded in 1900"

Related terms: educational_institution public_school private_school secondary_school grade_school training_school technical_school secretarial_school graduate_school Sunday_school dancing_school veterinary_school language_school nursing_school church_school crammer academy conservatory riding_school alma_mater night_school driving_school dance_school day_school finishing_school flying_school correspondence_school seminary direct-grant_school staff schoolteacher
2. [ noun ] (education) a building where young people receive education
Synonyms: schoolhouse

"the school was built in 1932" "he walked to school every morning"

Related terms: building day_school conservatory school_system classroom
3. [ noun ] (psychology,education) the process of being formally educated at a school
Synonyms: schooling

"what will you do when you finish school?"

Related terms: education
4. [ noun ] (education) an educational institution's faculty and students

"the school keeps parents informed" "the whole school turned out for the game"

Related terms: educational_institution
5. [ noun ] (education) the period of instruction in a school; the time period when schools is in session
Synonyms: school_day schooltime

"stay after school" "he didn't miss a single day of school" "when the school day was done we would walk home together"

Related terms: time_period study_hall
6. [ noun ] a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers

"the Venetian school of painting"

Related terms: body ashcan_school pointillism lake_poets deconstructivism secession historical_school art_nouveau
7. [ verb ] (education) educate in or as if in a school

"The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions"

Related terms: educate home-school schooling
8. [ verb ] swim in or form a large group of fish

"A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait"

Related terms: swim
9. [ verb ] (education) train to be discriminative; as of taste or judgment
Synonyms: train educate civilize civilise cultivate

"Cultivate your musical taste" "Train your tastebuds" "She is well schooled in poetry"

Related terms: polish gloss sophisticate education civilisation
10. [ noun ] (biology,zoology) a large group of fish
Synonyms: shoal

"a school of small glittering fish swam by"

Related terms: animal_group fish
Similar spelling:   Schooley