Synonyms of school in English:

school

noun

  • 1 the school caters for children with learning difficulties
    educational institution, centre of learning; academy, college; Latinalma mater
  • 2 the University's School of English
    department, faculty, division
  • 3 he painted in oils, in a manner strongly reminiscent of the Barbizon School
  • 4 the school of linguistics associated with his ideas
    way of thinking, school of thought, persuasion, creed, credo, doctrine, belief, faith, outlook, opinion, point of view; denomination; approach, method, style
    informal ism
  • verb

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  • 1 he was born in Paris and schooled in Lyon
    educate, teach, instruct
  • 2 he schooled her in horsemanship she had schooled herself to be patient
    train, teach, tutor, coach, instruct, upskill, drill, discipline, direct, guide, prepare, groom, mould, shape, form; prime, verse; indoctrinate, inculcate
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    scholastic relating to schools

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