What does student mean?

Definitions for studentˈstud nt, ˈstyud-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word student.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. student, pupil, educatee(noun)

    a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution

  2. 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

Wiktionary

  1. student(Noun)

    A person who studies a particular academic subject

    A student of philosophy.

  2. student(Noun)

    A person seriously devoted to some subject, whether academic or not

    He is a student of life.

  3. student(Noun)

    A person enrolled at a university

    The students were out raising funds for rag week.

  4. student(Noun)

    A schoolchild

  5. Origin: From studens, present participle of studere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Student(noun)

    a person engaged in study; one who is devoted to learning; a learner; a pupil; a scholar; especially, one who attends a school, or who seeks knowledge from professional teachers or from books; as, the students of an academy, a college, or a university; a medical student; a hard student

  2. Student(noun)

    one who studies or examines in any manner; an attentive and systematic observer; as, a student of human nature, or of physical nature

  3. Origin: [L. studens, -entis, p. pr. of studere to study. See Study, n.]

Freebase

  1. Student

    A student is a learner, or someone who attends an educational institution. In some nations, the English term is reserved for those who attend university, while a schoolchild under the age of eighteen is called a pupil in English, although in the United States a person enrolled in grades K–12 is often called a student. In its widest use, student is used for anyone who is learning, including mid-career adults who are taking vocational education or returning to university.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Student

    stū′dent, n. one who studies, a scholar at a higher school, college, or university: one devoted to the study of any subject: a man devoted to books.—ns. Stū′dentry, students collectively; Stū′dentship, an endowment for a student in a college.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'student' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1333

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'student' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2399

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'student' in Nouns Frequency: #148

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of student in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of student in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. George Iles:

    Whoever ceases to be a student has never been a student.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you are a student, try to be a teacher; if you are a teacher, try to be a student!

  3. Mark Kantrowitz:

    Live like a student while you are in school, so you don't have to live like a student after you graduate.

  4. Mark Kantrowitz:

    If total student loan debt at graduation is less than the annual starting salary, the borrower will be able to repay his or her student loans in ten years or less.

  5. Jeremy Dys:

    Whether a student is being patriotic or engaging in religious speech, there is no law in this country forbidding a student from telling his or her classmates, ‘God bless America’ and it is illegal for a school to censor a student for doing so.

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