n.1.A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish.
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.
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.
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, politics, etc.
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.
9.Figuratively, any means of knowledge or discipline; as, the school of experience.
Boarding school
etc. See under Boarding, Common, District, etc.
High school
a free public school nearest the rank of a college.
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
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.
School days
the period in which youth are sent to school.
School district
a division of a town or city for establishing and conducting schools.
Sunday school
a school held on Sunday for study of the Bible and for religious instruction; the pupils, or the teachers and pupils, of such a school, collectively.
v. t.1.To train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach.
[imp. & p. p. Schooled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Schooling.]
2.To tutor; to chide and admonish; to reprove; to subject to systematic discipline; to train.
Noun1.school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
2.school - a building where young people receive education; "the school was built in 1932"; "he walked to school every morning"
Synonyms: schoolhouse
3.school - the process of being formally educated at a school; "what will you do when you finish school?"
Synonyms: schooling
4.school - an educational institution's faculty and students; "the school keeps parents informed"; "the whole school turned out for the game"
5.school - 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"
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"
7.school - a large group of fish; "a school of small glittering fish swam by"
Synonyms: shoal
Verb1.school - educate in or as if in a school; "The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions"
2.school - train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry"
3.school - swim in or form a large group of fish; "A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait"
To dream that you are in school, signifies feelings of inadequacy and childhood insecurities that have never been resolved. It may relate to anxieties about performance and abilities. You may also be going through a "spiritual learning" experience. Alternatively, a dream that takes place in school may be a metaphor for the lessons that you are learning from your waking life. *Please see also Teacher.American, Art Nouveau, Ashcan school, Barbizon, Bauhaus, Bolognese, British, Cobra, Dutch, Flemish, Fontainebleau, French, Italian, Mannerist, Milanese, Modenese, Momentum, Neapolitan, New York, Paduan, Parisian, Phases, Pre-Raphaelite, Raphaelite, Reflex, Restany, Roman, Scottish, Sienese, Spur, Suprematism, The Ten, Tuscan, Umbrian, Venetian, Washington, Weltanschauung, academic, adherents, advance, affiliation, approach, army, art schools, articles of religion, body, branch, broaden the mind, bunch, catechism, catechize, church, circle, civilize, class, classroom, clique, coach, college, collegiate, colony, communion, community, confession, control, coterie, credenda, credo, creed, cult, cultivate, demonstrate, denomination, direct, disciples, discipline, division, doctrinal statement, dogma, drift, drill, drive, drove, eclectic, edify, educate, educational institution, enlighten, equip, extramural, faction, faith, fashion, fellowship, flock, followers, form, formulated belief, gam, gang, genre, give instruction, give lessons in, gospel, ground, group, groups, guide, herd, host, ideology, illumine, inculcate, indoctrinate, inform, institute, instruct, interscholastic, intramural, ism, junior high school, kennel, kind, kindergarten, lead, lines, litter, manage, manner, middle school, mould, movement, offshoot, open the eyes, opinion, order, organization, pack, party, pencil, persuasion, philosophy, plein-air, pod, political faith, political philosophy, prepare, preschool, pride, prime, principles, private school, public school, ready, reeducate, religion, religious order, schism, scholastic, sect, sectarism, segment, seminary, set, set right, shape, sharpen the wits, shoal, show, show how, skulk, sloth, society, style, system of belief, teach, teach a lesson, teach the rudiments, teaching, the grand style, train, trip, troop, tutor, university, variety, version, view, way of life, world view
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