Complete Definition of "school"

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English

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Etymology
Image:Moye Elementary School.JPG|thumb|Elementary school
From L. schola, from Gr. polytonic|��ολε�ον (scholeion), school, from polytonic|��ολή (schole), meaning "spare time", "leisure", "rest", "ease", which later came to mean conversations and the knowledge gained through them during free time, and then the places where these conversations took place

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-school.ogg|Audio (US)
(US) IPA|/sku:l/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-u�l|-u�l

Noun
en-noun

  1. context|US|Canada An institution dedicated to teaching and learning; an educational institution.

#:Our children attend a public school in our neighborhood.
#:''Harvard University is a famous American postsecondary school.

  1. UK An educational institution providing primary and secondary education, prior to tertiary education (college or university).
  2. Within a larger educational institution, an organizational unit, such as a department or institute, which is dedicated to a specific subject area.

#:We are enrolled in the same university, but I attend the School of Economics and my brother is in the School of Music.

  1. italbrac|considered collectively The followers of a particular doctrine; a particular way of thinking or particular doctrine; a school of thought.

#:These economists belong to the monetarist school.

  1. A group of fish or a group of marine mammals such as porpoises, dolphins, or whales.

#:The divers encountered a huge school of mackerel.

  1. The time during which classes are attended or in session in an educational institution.

#:I'll see you after school.

Synonyms
italbrac-colon|institution dedicated to teaching and learning academy, college, university
italbrac-colon|organizational unity within an educational institution college, department, further education college, institute
italbrac-colon|group of fish shoal

Derived terms
rel-top|Terms derived from the noun school
comprehensive school
elementary school
grade school
grammar school
high school
infant school
junior high school
junior school
middle school
nursery school
old school
prep school
primary school
private school
public school
school age
school band
schoolbook
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schoolboy
schoolchild
school day
schoolfellow
schoolfriend
schoolgirl

school holidays
schoolma'am
schoolmaster
schoolmistress
school night
school's out|school�s out
schoolwork
secondary modern school
secondary school
state school
Sunday school
upper school
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Translations
trans-top|an institution dedicated to teaching and learning
Albanian: shkollë f
Afrikaans: skool
Arabic: ARchar|�درسة (madrása) f
Aramaic:
Basque: eskola, ikastola
Belarusian: t-|be|�кола|f|trškóla|scCyrl|xs=Belarusian
Bosnian: t-|bs|Å¡kola|f
Breton: skol f, skolioù p
Bulgarian: t+|bg|��или�е|n|tru�íliš�e|scCyrl
Catalan: escola f
Chinese:
Croatian: t+|hr|Å¡kola|f
Czech: t+|cs|Å¡kola|f
Danish: t-|da|skole
Dutch: t+|nl|school|f
Esperanto: lernejo
Estonian: t+|et|kool
Ewe: suku n
Finnish: t+|fi|koulu
French: t+|fr|école|f, t+|fr|collège|m
German: t+|de|Schule|f
Greek: ��ολείο (skholío) n
Hebrew: ��ת ספר (bet sefer) m
Hungarian: t+|hu|iskola
Ido: skolo
Interlingua: schola
Indonesian: t-|id|sekolah|xs=Indonesian
Irish: scoil f
Italian: t+|it|scuola|f
Japanese: 学校 (����, gakk�)
trans-mid
Korean: �� (hakgyo)
Kurdish: dibistan f, fêrgeh f, xwendingeh f, qutabxane f, medrese f, mekteb f, perwerdegeh f, KUchar|���کت��ب, KUchar|��تابخا���
Latin: schola, lūdus, collegium
Lithuanian: t+|lt|mokykla|f|xs=Lithuanian
Malay: sekolah, maktab
Maltese: t-|mt|skola|xs=Maltese
Norwegian: t-|no|skole|m
Pashto: FAchar|�کتب (mekteb) f
Polish: t+|pl|szko�a|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|escola|f
Quechua: yachay wasi
Romanian: t-|ro|�coal�|f
Russian: t+|ru|�кола|f|trškóla|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: sgoil
Scots: schuil
Serbian:

Slovak: t-|sk|Å¡kola|f
Slovene: t+|sl|Å¡ola|f
Spanish: t+|es|escuela|f
Swahili: shule
Swedish: t+|sv|skola
Tagalog: skwelahan, paaralan n
Telugu: పాఠశాల (paaTaSaala), విద�యాలయ� (vidyaalayam)
Tetum: eskola
Thai: THchar|�ร��รีย� (rohng rian)
Turkish: t+|tr|okul
Ukrainian: t-|uk|�кола|f|trškóla|scCyrl|xs=Ukrainian
Vietnamese: t+|vi|trư�ng|xs=Vietnamese
Welsh: t-|cy|ysgol|f|xs=Welsh
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trans-top|an institution dedicated to teaching and learning before college or university
Japanese: 学校 (����, gakk�)
trans-mid
Russian: t+|ru|�кола|f|trškóla|scCyrl
Ukrainian: t-|uk|�кола|f|trškóla|scCyrl|xs=Ukrainian
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trans-top|college or university
Afrikaans: kollege, universiteit
Arabic: ARchar|���ة (kolíya) f, ARchar|جا�عة (jám�a) f
Bosnian: fakultet m, akademija f, koledž m (college), univerzitet m (university)
Breton: skol-veur f skol-meur p
Bulgarian: t+|bg|колеж|m|trkoléž|scCyrl, t-|bg|�ниве��и�е�|m|truniversitét|scCyrl
Catalan: escola f
Chinese:
Czech: t+|cs|Å¡kola|f
Danish: Skole
Dutch: t+|nl|school|f, t+|nl|universiteit|f
Estonian: t+|et|kool
Finnish: t+|fi|yliopisto
French: t+|fr|collège|m, t+|fr|université|f
German: t+|de|Universität|f, t+|de|Hochschule|f
Greek: ��ολείο (skholío) n
Hebrew: ��נ��רס��� (oniversitá) f ,����� (mikhlala) f
Hungarian: egyetem (university), f�iskola (college)
Ido: skolo
Interlingua: schola
Irish: scoil
Indonesian: t-|id|universitas|xs=Indonesian
Italian: t+|it|università|f
Japanese: 大学 (����, daigaku), 学校 (����, gakk�)
Korean: �� (hakgyo)
Latin: collegium n, universitas f
Lithuanian: mokykla f
Malay: kolej, universiti
trans-mid
Maltese: università, istitut, kulleġġ
Polish: t+|pl|szko�a|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|escola|f
Romanian: t-|ro|�coal�|f
Russian: в���а� �кола (výš�aja škóla) f, в���ее ��ебное заведение (výsšee u�ébnoje zavedénije) m, �ниве��и�е� (universitét) m, академи� (akadémija) f, ин��и��� (institút} m, кон�е�ва�о�и� (konservatórija) f, колледж (kolédž) m, �е�ник�м (téhnikum) m, ��или�е ((u�íliš�e) n
Scottish Gaelic: sgoil
Serbian:

Slovak: t-|sk|Å¡kola|f
Spanish: t+|es|universidad|f
Swedish: högskola (college), universitet (university), lärosäte
Tagalog: pamantasan n
Telugu: పాఠశాల (paaTaSaala), విద�యాలయ� (vidyaalayam)
Thai: THchar|วิ�ยาลัย (wít-tá-yaa-lai)
Ukrainian: ви�а �кола (výš�a škóla) f, ви�ий нав�ал�ний заклад (výš�yj nav�ál'nyj základ) m, �н�ве��и�е� (universitét) m, академ�� (akadémija) f, �н��и��� (instytút} m, кон�е�ва�о��� (konservatórija) f, коледж (kolédž) m, �е�н�к�м téhnikum) m, ��или�е (u�ýlyš�e) n
Vietnamese: t+|vi|trư�ng|xs=Vietnamese
Welsh: t-|cy|ysgol|f|xs=Welsh
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trans-top|a department/institute at a college or university
Afrikaans: departement
Arabic: ARchar|�س� (qísim) m
Bosnian: t-|bs|Å¡kola|f, t-|bs|fakultet|m
Breton: kevrenn f
Bulgarian: t+|bg|�ак�л�е�|m|trfakultet|scCyrl
Catalan: escola f
Chinese:
Czech: t+|cs|Å¡kola|f
Danish: Skole
Dutch: t+|nl|school|f
Estonian: t+|et|kool
Finnish: t+|fi|koulu
French: t+|fr|école|f
German: t+|de|Schule|f
Greek: ��ολείο (skholío) n
Hebrew: ��ת ספר (bet sefer) m, פק���� (fakultét) f
Ido: skolo
Interlingua: schola
Indonesian: fakultas
Irish: scoil
trans-mid
Japanese: 大学 (����, daigaku), 学校 (����, gakk�)
Korean: �� (hakgyo)
Lithuanian: mokykla f
Malay: fakulti
Norwegian: t-|no|fakultet|n
Polish: t+|pl|szko�a|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|escola|f
Romanian: t-|ro|�coal�|f
Russian: ка�ед�а (káfedra) f, �ак�л��е� (fakul�tét) m
Scottish Gaelic: sgoil
Serbian:

Slovak: t-|sk|Å¡kola|f
Spanish: t-|es|facultad|f
Swedish: t+|sv|fakultet, t-|sv|institution
Thai: THchar|วิลยาลัย (win yaa lai)
Ukrainian: �ак�л��е� (fakul�tét) m, в�дд�ленн� (viddíleña) f
Welsh: t-|cy|ysgol|f|xs=Welsh
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trans-top|a particular doctrine
Afrikaans: leer, skool
Arabic: ARchar|�درسة (madrása) f
Bosnian: t-|bs|Å¡kola|f
Breton: skol f, skolioù p
Bulgarian: t+|bg|�кола|f|trškóla|scCyrl
Catalan: escola f
Chinese:
Czech: t+|cs|Å¡kola|f
Danish: t-|da|skole
Dutch: t+|nl|school|f
Estonian: t+|et|kool
Finnish: koulukunta
French: t+|fr|école|f
German: t+|de|Schule|f
Greek: ��ολείο (skholío) n
Hebrew: �ס���� (askola) f
Ido: skolo
trans-mid
Interlingua: schola
Irish: scoil
Japanese: 大学� (������, daigakuin)
Korean: �� (hakgyo)
Lithuanian: mokykla f
Norwegian: t-|no|skole|m
Polish: t+|pl|szko�a|f
Portuguese: t+|pt|escola|f
Romanian: t-|ro|�coal�|f
Russian: t+|ru|��ение|n|tru�énije|scCyrl, t+|ru|�кола|f|trškóla|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: sgoil
Serbian:

Slovak: t-|sk|Å¡kola|f
Swedish: t+|sv|skola, t+|sv|lära
Thai: THchar|�ร��รีย� (rohng rian)
Ukrainian: t-|uk|�кола|f|trškóla|scCyrl|xs=Ukrainian
Welsh: t-|cy|ysgol|f|xs=Welsh
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trans-top|a group of fish
Breton: moudenn f
Bulgarian: t+|bg|па�аж|m|trpasaž|scCyrl
Dutch: t+|nl|school|f
French: t+|fr|banc|m
Hebrew: ��ק� (lehaká) f
Interlingua: banco
Japanese: 群� (��, mure); �群 (����, gyogun)
trans-mid
Norwegian: t-|no|stim|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|cardume|m
Russian: t+|ru|ко��к|m|trkosják|scCyrl
Spanish: t+|es|cardumen|m
Swedish: t-|sv|stim
Ukrainian: t+|uk|зг�а�|f|trzgrája|scCyrl|xs=Ukrainian
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Transitive verb
rfc-trverb|Transitive verb
en-verb

  1. To educate, teach, or train (often, but not necessarily, in a school.)
  2. rfv-sense To defeat emphatically (specifically, to teach the opposition that they are less skillful).
  3. To control, or compose, one's expression.

#:She took care to school her expression, not giving away any of her feelings.

Derived terms
schooling

Translations
trans-top|educate, teach, or train
Afrikaans: skool
Bosnian: t-|bs|školati, t-|bs|školovati, t-|bs|obu�avati
Breton: skoliata, kelenn
Chinese:
Bulgarian: t+|bg|об��авам|sc=Cyrl
Dutch: scholen
Finnish: kouluttaa
German: unterrichten, schulen
trans-mid
Hebrew: ���� (lelaméd)
Interlingua: educar, instruer, inseniar
Malay: t-|ms|sekolah|xs=Malay
Norwegian: t-|no|lære opp, t-|no|utdanne
Portuguese: educar, instruir, ensinar, escolarizar
Russian: ��и�� (u�ít'}
Serbian:

Slovene: t+|sl|u�iti
Ukrainian: нав�а�и (nav�áty)
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See also
college
kindergarten
polytechnic
university
Appendix:Collective nouns

Category:1000 English basic words


Dutch

Noun
school

  1. #English|school
  2. a group of fish

Synonyms
college
academie
universiteit
instituut

Derived terms
basisschool
hogeschool
kleuterschool
lagere school
middelbare school
schoolplein

Verb
school

  1. first person present tense of scholen (to school)
  2. singular past tense of schuilen (to hide, take cover)

Category:Dutch nouns
Category:Education
Category:nl:Education

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fa:school
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ko:school
hy:school
io:school
id:school
it:school
kk:school
ky:school
ku:school
la:school
hu:school
nl:school
ja:school
pl:school
pt:school
ro:school
ru:school
simple:school
fi:school
ta:school
te:school
vi:school
tr:school
uk:school
zh:school

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