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Synonyms for (noun) school

Synonyms: school, schoolhouse Definition: a building where young people receive education Usage: the school was built in 1932; he walked to school every morning

Similar words: building, edifice Definition: a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place Usage: there was a three-story building on the corner; it was an imposing edifice

Synonyms: school, schooling Definition: the process of being formally educated at a school Usage: what will you do when you finish school?

Similar words: education Definition: the gradual process of acquiring knowledge Usage: education is a preparation for life; a girl's education was less important than a boy's

Synonyms: school, shoal Definition: a large group of fish Usage: a school of small glittering fish swam by

Similar words: animal group Definition: a group of animals

Synonyms: school Definition: a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers Usage: the Venetian school of painting

Similar words: body Definition: a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity Usage: the whole body filed out of the auditorium; the student body; administrative body

Synonyms: school Definition: an educational institution Usage: the school was founded in 1900

Similar words: educational institution Definition: an institution dedicated to education

Synonyms: school Definition: an educational institution's faculty and students Usage: the school keeps parents informed; the whole school turned out for the game

Similar words: educational institution Definition: an institution dedicated to education

Synonyms: school, school day, schooltime Definition: the period of instruction in a school; the time period when school is in session Usage: stay after school; he didn't miss a single day of school; when the school day was done we would walk home together

Similar words: time period, period, period of time Definition: an amount of time Usage: a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

Synonyms for (verb) school

Synonyms: school Definition: swim in or form a large group of fish Usage: A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait

Similar words: swim Definition: travel through water Usage: We had to swim for 20 minutes to reach the shore; a big fish was swimming in the tank

Synonyms: school Definition: educate in or as if in a school Usage: The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions

Similar words: educate Definition: give an education to Usage: We must educate our youngsters better

Synonyms: civilise, civilize, train, school, educate, cultivate Definition: teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment Usage: Cultivate your musical taste; Train your tastebuds; She is well schooled in poetry

Similar words: polish, refine, fine-tune, down Definition: improve or perfect by pruning or polishing Usage: refine one's style of writing