Get Affordable VMs - excellent virtual server hosting

browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

scholarmore about scholar


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Scholar  \Schol"ar\,  n.  [OE.  scoler,  AS  sc[=o]lere,  fr  L. 
  scholaris  belonging  to  a  school,  fr  schola  a  school.  See 
  1.  One  who  attends  a  school;  one  who  learns  of  a  teacher;  one 
  under  the  tuition  of  a  preceptor;  a  pupil;  a  disciple;  a 
  learner;  a  student. 
  I  am  no  breeching  scholar  in  the  schools.  --Shak. 
  2.  One  engaged  in  the  pursuits  of  learning;  a  learned  person; 
  one  versed  in  any  branch,  or  in  many  branches,  of 
  knowledge;  a  person  of  high  literary  or  scientific 
  attainments;  a  savant.  --Shak.  Locke. 
  3.  A  man  of  books.  --Bacon. 
  4.  In  English  universities,  an  undergraduate  who  belongs  to 
  the  foundation  of  a  college,  and  receives  support  in  part 
  from  its  revenues. 
  Syn:  Pupil;  learner;  disciple. 
  Usage:  {Scholar},  {Pupil}.  Scholar  refers  to  the  instruction, 
  and  pupil  to  the  care  and  government,  of  a  teacher.  A 
  scholar  is  one  who  is  under  instruction;  a  pupil  is 
  one  who  is  under  the  immediate  and  personal  care  of  an 
  instructor;  hence  we  speak  of  a  bright  scholar,  and  an 
  obedient  pupil. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  a  learned  person  (especially  in  the  humanities);  someone  who 
  by  long  study  has  gained  mastery  in  one  or  more 
  disciplines  [syn:  {scholarly  person},  {student}] 
  2:  someone  (especially  a  child)  who  learns  (as  from  a  teacher) 
  [syn:  {learner}] 
  3:  a  student  who  holds  a  scholarship 

more about scholar