noun a session of an institution of instruction.
2. school ·noun a shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish.
3. school ·noun figuratively, any means of knowledge or discipline; as, the school of experience.
4. school ·noun the room or hall in english universities where the examinations for degrees and honors are held.
5. school ·vt to train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach.
6. school ·noun an assemblage of scholars; those who attend upon instruction in a school of any kind; a body of pupils.
7. school ·noun a place of primary instruction; an establishment for the instruction of children; as, a primary school; a common school; a grammar school.
8. school ·noun the canons, precepts, or body of opinion or practice, sanctioned by the authority of a particular class or age; as, he was a gentleman of the old school.
9. school ·vt to tutor; to chide and admonish; to reprove; to subject to systematic discipline; to train.
10. school ·noun the disciples or followers of a teacher; those who hold a common doctrine, or accept the same teachings; a sect or denomination in philosophy, theology, science, medicine, politics, ·etc.
11. school ·noun one of the seminaries for teaching logic, metaphysics, and theology, which were formed in the middle ages, and which were characterized by academical disputations and subtilties of reasoning.
12. school ·noun a place for learned intercourse and instruction; an institution for learning; an educational establishment; a place for acquiring knowledge and mental training; as, the school of the prophets.