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

7 senses of school

Sense 1
school -- (an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900")
       => educational institution -- (an institution dedicated to education)

Sense 2
school, schoolhouse -- (a building where young people receive education; "the school was built in 1932"; "he walked to school every morning")
       => building, edifice -- (a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice")

Sense 3
school, schooling -- (the process of being formally educated at a school; "what will you do when you finish school?")
       => education -- (the gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl's education was less important than a boy's")

Sense 4
school -- (a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; "the Venetian school of painting")
       => body -- (a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body")

Sense 5
school, schooltime, school day -- (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")
       => time period, period of time, period -- (an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period")

Sense 6
school -- (an educational institution's faculty and students; "the school keeps parents informed"; "the whole school turned out for the game")
       => educational institution -- (an institution dedicated to education)

Sense 7
school, shoal -- (a large group of fish; "a school of small glittering fish swam by")
       => animal group -- (a group of animals)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb school

3 senses of school

Sense 1
school -- (educate in or as if in a school; "The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions")
       => educate -- (give an education to; "We must educate our youngsters better")

Sense 2
educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise -- (teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry")
       => polish, refine, fine-tune, down -- (improve or perfect by pruning or polishing; "refine one's style of writing")

Sense 3
school -- (swim in or form a large group of fish; "A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait")
       => swim -- (travel through water; "We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore"; "a big fish was swimming in the tank")

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