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(noun.) a building where young people receive education; 'the school was built in 1932'; 'he walked to school every morning'.

(noun.) the process of being formally educated at a school; 'what will you do when you finish school?'.

(noun.) a large group of fish; 'a school of small glittering fish swam by'.

(noun.) a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; 'the Venetian school of painting'.

(noun.) an educational institution; 'the school was founded in 1900'.

(noun.) an educational institution's faculty and students; 'the school keeps parents informed'; 'the whole school turned out for the game'.

(noun.) the period of instruction in a school; the time period when school 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'.

(verb.) swim in or form a large group of fish; 'A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait'.

(verb.) educate in or as if in a school; 'The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions'.

整理:纳撒尼尔--From WordNet


(n.) A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish.

(n.) 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.

(n.) A place of primary instruction; an establishment for the instruction of children; as, a primary school; a common school; a grammar school.

(n.) A session of an institution of instruction.

(n.) 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.

(n.) The room or hall in English universities where the examinations for degrees and honors are held.

(n.) An assemblage of scholars; those who attend upon instruction in a school of any kind; a body of pupils.

(n.) 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.

(n.) 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.

(n.) Figuratively, any means of knowledge or discipline; as, the school of experience.

(v. t.) To train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach.

(v. t.) To tutor; to chide and admonish; to reprove; to subject to systematic discipline; to train.



n. [1]. Seminary, academy, institute, gymnasium, place of education.[2]. Sect, class, denomination.

v. a. [1]. Instruct, teach, educate, train, drill, exercise, indoctrinate.[2]. Tutor, discipline, control, govern, bring under subjection.



n. a place for instruction: an institution of learning esp. for children: the pupils of a school: exercises for instruction: the disciples of a particular teacher or those who hold a common doctrine: a large number of fish migrating together a shoal: a system of training: any means of knowledge esp. (mus.) a treatise teaching some particular branch of the art: a large hall in English universities where the examinations for degrees &c. are held—hence one of these examinations (gen. pl.) also the group of studies taken by a man competing for honours in these: a single department of a university: (pl.) the body of masters and students in a college.—v.t. to educate in a school: to instruct: to admonish to discipline.—adj. School′able of school age.—ns. School′-board a board of managers elected by the ratepayers whose duty it is to see that adequate means of education are provided for the children of a town or district; School′-boy a boy attending a school: one learning the rudiments of a subject; School′-clerk one versed in the learning of schools; School′-craft learning; School′-dame a schoolmistress.— School′-days the time of life during which one goes to school.—ns. School′-divine′; School′-divin′ity scholastic or seminary theology; School′-doc′tor a schoolman; School′ery (Spens.) something taught precepts; School′-fell′ow one taught at the same school: an associate at school; School′girl a girl attending school.— School′-hours time spent at school in acquiring instruction.—ns. School′-house a house of discipline and instruction: a house used as a school: a schoolmaster's house; School′ing instruction in school: tuition: the price paid for instruction: reproof reprimand; School′-inspec′tor an official appointed to examine schools; School′-ma'am a schoolmistress; School′-maid a school-girl; School′man one of the philosophers and theologians of the second half of the middle ages; School′master the master or teacher of a school a pedagogue:—fem. School′mistress a woman who teaches or who merely governs a school; School′-mate one who attends the same school; School′-name an abstract term an abstraction; School′-pence a small sum paid for school-teaching; School′-point a point for scholastic disputation; School′-room a room for teaching in: school accommodation; School′-ship a vessel used for teaching practical navigation.—adj. School′-taught taught at school or in the schools.—ns. School′-teach′er one who teaches in a school; School′-teach′ing; School′-time the time at which a school opens; School′-whale one of a school of whales; Board′-school a school under the control of a school-board.—Grammar school High school a school of secondary instruction standing between the primary school and the university; National schools those schools in Ireland which are under the commissioners of national education; Oxford school a name given to that party which adopted the principles contained in the Tracts for the Times (cf. Tractarianism); Parochial schools in Scotland schools in every parish for general education; Primary school a school for elementary instruction; Public school an elementary or primary school: a school under the control of a school-board: an endowed classical school for providing a liberal education for such as can pay high for it—Eton Harrow Rugby Winchester Westminster Shrewsbury Charterhouse St Paul's and Merchant Taylors′ &c.; Ragged school a free school for destitute children's education and often maintenance supported by voluntary efforts; Sunday school a school held on Sunday for religious instruction; T黚ingen school a rationalistic school of theologians founded by F. C. Baur (1792-1860) which explained the origin of the Catholic Church as due to the gradual fusion of an antagonistic Judaistic and Gentile party the various stages of fusion being capable of being traced in the extant documents.—The schoolmaster is abroad a phrase of Brougham's implying that education and intelligence are now widely spread.



To dream of a high school, foretells ascension to more elevated positions in love, as well as social and business affairs. For a young woman to be suspended from a high school, foretells she will have troubles in social circles.

To attend a riding school, foretells some friend will act falsely by you, but you will throw off the vexing influence occasioned by it.

To dream of attending school, indicates distinction in literary work. If you think you are young and at school as in your youth, you will find that sorrow and reverses will make you sincerely long for the simple trusts and pleasures of days of yore. To dream of teaching a school, foretells that you will strive for literary attainments, but the bare necessities of life must first be forthcoming. To visit the schoolhouse of your childhood days, portends that discontent and discouraging incidents overshadows the present.





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