Definition of Student

1. Noun. A learner who is enrolled in an educational institution.

2. Noun. A learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines.

Definition of Student

1. n. A person engaged in study; one who is devoted to learning; a learner; a pupil; a scholar; especially, one who attends a school, or who seeks knowledge from professional teachers or from books; as, the students of an academy, a college, or a university; a medical student; a hard student.

Definition of Student

1. Noun. A person who studies a particular academic subject ¹

2. Noun. (figuratively) A person seriously devoted to some subject, whether academic or not ¹

3. Noun. A person enrolled at a university ¹

4. Noun. (chiefly North America) A schoolchild ¹

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Definition of Student

1. a person formally engaged in learning [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Student

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student (current term)
student-teacher ratio
student-teacher ratios
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student residence
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Literary usage of Student

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"Nat Educ Assn 1916:908-10 student assistants Academic child labor. C: S. Baldwin. Educ R 52:497-501 D '16 student life Making of a gentleman In Germany. ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1905)
"This means something to a musical student, a student who enters the ... To the average—even piano-playing—student it amounts to practically the same as ..."

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