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