Definitions for studentˈstud nt, ˈstyud-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

stu•dentˈstud nt, ˈstyud-(n.)

  1. a person formally engaged in learning, esp. one enrolled in an institution of secondary or higher education.

    Category: Education

  2. any person who studies, investigates, or examines thoughtfully:

    a student of human nature.

Origin of student:

1400–50; late ME < L student-, s. of studēns, prp. of studēre to take pains (see -ent )

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. student(noun)ˈstud nt, ˈstyud-

    sb who studies at a school, college, etc.

    a class of 22 students; high school/college students; graduate students

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

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.

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


Translations for student

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

student(noun)

an undergraduate or graduate studying for a degree at a university etc

university students; a medical student; (also adjective) She is a student nurse/teacher.

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