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Definitions of school:
  • noun:   a building where young people receive education
    Example: "The school was built in 1932"
  • noun:   the process of being formally educated at a school
    Example: "What will you do when you finish school?"
  • noun:   a large group of fish
    Example: "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
    Example: "The Venetian school of painting"
  • noun:   an educational institution
    Example: "The school was founded in 1900"
  • noun:   an educational institution's faculty and students
    Example: "The school keeps parents informed"
  • noun:   the period of instruction in a school; the time period when schools is in session
    Example: "Stay after school"
  • verb:   educate in or as if in a school
    Example: "The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions"
  • verb:   swim in or form a large group of fish
    Example: "A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait"
  • verb:   train to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    Example: "She is well schooled in poetry"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #68129)

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