Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun scholar

3 senses of scholar

Sense 1
scholar, scholarly person, bookman, student -- (a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines)
       => intellectual, intellect -- (a person who uses the mind creatively)

Sense 2
learner, scholar, assimilator -- (someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs)
       => person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soul -- (a human being; "there was too much for one person to do")

Sense 3
scholar -- (a student who holds a scholarship)
       => student, pupil, educatee -- (a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution)

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