Definitions for Scholarˈskɒl ər
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a learned or erudite person, esp. one who has profound knowledge of a particular subject.
a student who has been awarded a scholarship.
Category: Common Vocabulary
a student; pupil.
Origin of scholar:
bef. 1000; ME scoler(e), OE scolere < LL scholāris= L schol(a)school1+-āris -ar1
scholar, scholarly person, bookman, student(noun)
a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
learner, scholar, assimilator(noun)
someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
a student who holds a scholarship
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
sb who has studied an subject extensively
a well-known biblical scholar
A student; one who studies at school or college.
A specialist in a particular branch of knowledge.
A learned person; a bookman.
One who educates themself for their whole life.
Origin: From scoler, from scolere, from scholaris, from schola, equivalent to .
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
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
a man of books
in English universities, an undergraduate who belongs to the foundation of a college, and receives support in part from its revenues
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. An ornate fossil. 2. A deadly ptomain that infests all forms of dynamic thought. 3. An impenetrable mass of matter that contains within itself the principle of unchangeability. 4. A turtle on whose shell is carved certain hieroglyphic lettering; such as, Ph. D., M. D., LL. D. 5. A medieval owl that roosts in universities, especially those that are endowed. 6. A plaster-of-Paris convolute. 7. A man, long on advice but short on action, who thinks he thinks. 8. One who draws his breath and salary. 9. Anybody with a bulging brow and no visible means of support.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Scholar' in Nouns Frequency: #1984
Translations for Scholar
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a person of great knowledge and learning
a fine classical scholar.
- estudiosoPortuguese (BR)
- der/die GelehrteGerman
- õpetlane, teadlaneEstonian
- naučnik, učenjakCroatian
- lærður maður, fræðimaðurIcelandic
- 박식한 사람Korean
- zinātnieks; domātājsLatvian
- vitenskapsmann, lærd personNorwegian
- پوه، عالم، زده كوونكى،دسكالرشپ خاوندPashto
- lärd [person]Swedish
- 學者Chinese (Trad.)
- học giảVietnamese
- 学者Chinese (Simp.)
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