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Dictionary definition for: School

1. (n) an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"

2. (v) educate in or as if in a school; "The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions"

3. (n) a building where young people receive education; "the school was built in 1932" "he walked to school every morning"

4. (v) train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste" "Train your tastebuds" "She is well schooled in poetry"

5. (n) the process of being formally educated at a school; "what will you do when you finish school?"

6. (v) swim in or form a large group of fish; "A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait"

7. (n) an educational institution''s faculty and students; "the school keeps parents informed" "the whole school turned out for the game"

8. (n) the period of instruction in a school; the time period when schools 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"

9. (n) a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers; "the Venetian school of painting"

10. (n) a large group of fish; "a school of small glittering fish swam by"

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