What does scholar mean?

Definitions for scholar
ˈskɒl ərschol·ar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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

  2. learner, scholar, assimilator(noun)

    someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs

  3. scholar(noun)

    a student who holds a scholarship

Wiktionary

  1. scholar(Noun)

    A student; one who studies at school or college.

  2. scholar(Noun)

    A specialist in a particular branch of knowledge.

  3. scholar(Noun)

    A learned person; a bookman.

  4. scholar(Noun)

    One who educates themself for their whole life.

  5. Origin: From scoler, from scolere, from scholaris, from schola, equivalent to .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Scholar(noun)

    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

  2. Scholar(noun)

    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

  3. Scholar(noun)

    a man of books

  4. Scholar(noun)

    in English universities, an undergraduate who belongs to the foundation of a college, and receives support in part from its revenues

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Scholar

    skol′ar, n. a pupil: a disciple: a student: one who has received a learned education: a man of learning: a savant: in the English universities, an undergraduate partly supported from the revenues of a college.—ns. Schol′arch, the head of a school of philosophy; Schol′arism, the affectation of scholarship.—adjs. Schol′ar-like, Schol′arly, like or becoming a scholar.—n. Schol′arship, the character of a scholar: learning: maintenance for a scholar, a benefaction, the annual proceeds of a bequest permanently invested for this purpose.—adj. Scholas′tic, pertaining to a scholar or to schools: scholar-like: pertaining to the schoolmen: excessively subtle: pedantic.—n. one who adheres to the method or subtleties of the schools of the middle ages.—adv. Scholas′tically, in a scholastic manner: according to the methods of the schools of philosophy.—n. Scholas′ticism, the aims, methods, and products of thought which constituted the main endeavour of the intellectual life of the middle ages: the method or subtleties of the schools of philosophy: the collected body of doctrines of the schoolmen. [Low L. scholaris—L. schola.]

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. scholar

    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.

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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'scholar' in Nouns Frequency: #1984

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How to say scholar in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scholar in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scholar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of scholar in a Sentence

  1. Jean Paul Friedrich Richter:

    A scholar knows no boredom.

  2. Robert Burton:

    A mere scholar, a mere ass.

  3. Daniel Dennett:

    A scholar is just a library's way of making another library.

  4. Mohammed:

    The ink of a scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.

  5. Mohammad:

    The ink of the scholar is more sacred than the blood of the martyr.

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