school


school
I
n.
educational institution

1) to direct; operate a school

2) to attend, go to school; to enter (a) school (they go to a good school)

3) to accredit a school

4) to finish, graduate from (AE), leave (BE) school (she left school and went to university)

5) to drop out of, leave, quit school

6) (by level) an elementary, grade (AE), grammar (AE), primary; first (BE); infant (BE); junior (BE); nursery school

7) (by level) a junior high (AE); middle school

8) (by level) a comprehensive (BE), high (esp. AE), secondary; grammar (BE); public (BE) ('private secondary'); secondary modern (BE; now rare) school

9) (by level) a graduate, postgraduate (esp. BE); undergraduate school

10) (by subject) an art; ballet; beauty; business; dancing; divinity; driving; fencing; military; naval; riding; secretarial; technical; trade, vocational school

11) (by type) a boarding; church; consolidated; correspondence; council (BE; now rare), public (AE), state (BE); day; evening; finishing; magnet (AE); night; parochial; preparatory; private; reform (AE; now rare); religious; segregated; summer; Sunday school

12) (at a university; see also faculty1) a dental; engineering; law; medical; nursing (AE; CE has school of nursing); professional school

13) at, in (a) school (she works at/in a school; their son is still at school; AE also has: their son is still in school)

14) a school for (a school for gifted children)

15) (misc.) to be kept after school; late for school

group of persons holding similar views

16) an avant-garde school of artists; a radical school of economists

17) a school of opinion, thought

18) (misc.) of the old school ('adhering to established traditions')

misc.

19) the school of hard knocks ('life with all its difficulties')

USAGE NOTE: One says to attend school and to go to school, but with a modifier an article must be included--to attend a good school, to go to a good school, they go to the school of their choice. Note that one can say either they go to a school in California or they go to school in California, (see the Usage Note for university)
II
v.

1) to school thoroughly

2) (D; tr.) to school in (to school smb. in the martial arts)

3) (H) they were schooled to obey instantaneously

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[skuːl]
Sunday school
a radical school of economists
church: consolidated
divinity
fencing
finishing
go to school
late for school
law: medical
middle school
naval
nursery school
operate a school
parochial
professional school
quit school
riding
secondary modem (BE; now rare) school
secretarial
segregated
technical
undergraduate school
vocational school
public ('private secondary'; BE)
grade (AE)
graduate from (AE)
magnet (AE)
public (AE)
nursing (AE: CE has school of nursing)
reform (AE; now rare)
first (BE)
grammar (BE)
infant (BE)
junior (BE)
state (BE)
council (BE; now rare)
high (esp. AE)
postgraduate (esp. BE)
leave (BE) school (she left school and went to university)
to enter (a) school (they go to a good school)
(H) they were schooled to obey instantaneously
(at a university; see also faculty 1) a dental
(by level) a graduate
(by level) an elementary
(by subject) an art
(by type) a boarding
(misc.) to be kept after school
['educational institution'] to direct
['group of persons holding similar views'] an avant-garde school of artists
a school of opinion
to accredit a school
to attend
to drop out of
to finish
to school thoroughly
(misc.) of the old school ('adhering to established traditions')
(by level) a junior high (AE)
(by level) a comprehensive (BE)
a schoolfor (a school for gifted children)
at. in (a) school (she works at/in a school; their son is still at school; AE also has: their son is still in school)
(D;tr.) to school in (to school smb. in the martial arts)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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