Definitions for Tuitiontuˈɪʃ ən, tyu-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tu•i•tiontuˈɪʃ ən, tyu-(n.)

  1. the charge or fee for instruction, as at a private school or a college or university.

  2. teaching or instruction.

  3. Archaic. guardianship or custody.

Origin of tuition:

1250–1300; ME tuicion a looking after, guarding < L tuitiō=tui-, var. s. of tuērī to watch (cf. tutelage ) +-tiō -tion


Princeton's WordNet

  1. tuition, tuition fee(noun)

    a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education)

    "tuition and room and board were more than $25,000"

  2. tutelage, tuition, tutorship(noun)

    teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. tuition(noun)ˈɪʃ ən, tyu-

    money you pay to go to a school, college, etc.

    the high cost of college tuition


  1. tuition(Noun)

    A sum of money paid for instruction (such as in a high school, boarding school, university, or college).

  2. tuition(Noun)

    The training or instruction provided by a teacher or tutor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tuition(noun)

    superintending care over a young person; the particular watch and care of a tutor or guardian over his pupil or ward; guardianship

  2. Tuition(noun)

    especially, the act, art, or business of teaching; instruction; as, children are sent to school for tuition; his tuition was thorough

  3. Tuition(noun)

    the money paid for instruction; the price or payment for instruction


  1. Tuition payments

    Tuition payments, known primarily as tuition in American English and as tuition fees in British English, Canadian English, Australian English, New Zealand English and Indian English, refers to a fee charged for educational instruction during higher education. Tuition payments are charged by educational institutions in some countries to assist with funding of staff and faculty, course offerings, lab equipment, computer systems, libraries, facility upkeep and to provide a comfortable student learning experience. In most countries, especially in non-English-speaking countries, there are no or only nominal tuition fees for all forms of education, including university and other higher education.

Translations for Tuition

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


teaching, especially private

he gives music tuition / tuition in music.

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