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

Translations for Tuition

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


teaching, especially private

he gives music tuition / tuition in music.

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