Definitions for student
ˈstud nt, ˈstyud-stu·dent
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word student.
student, pupil, educateenoun
a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
scholar, scholarly person, bookman, studentnoun
a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
A person who studies a particular academic subject
A student of philosophy.
A person seriously devoted to some subject, whether academic or not
He is a student of life.
A person enrolled at a university
The students were out raising funds for rag week.
Etymology: From studens, present participle of studere
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A man given to books; a scholar; a bookish man.
Etymology: studens, Latin.
Keep a gamester from dice, and a good student from his book. William Shakespeare, Merry Wives of Windsor.
This grave advice some sober student bears,
And loudly rings it in his fellow’s ears. John Dryden, Pers.
A student shall do more in one hour, when all things concur to invite him to any special study, than in four at a dull season. Isaac Watts, Logick.
I slightly touch the subject, and recommend it to some student of the profession. John Arbuthnot, on Coins.
A student is a person enrolled in a school or other educational institution.In the United Kingdom and most commonwealth countries, a "student" attends a secondary school or higher (e.g., college or university); those in primary or elementary schools are "pupils".
A student is an individual who is actively engaged in learning, typically within an educational institution such as a school or university. They are enrolled in courses or programs through which they acquire knowledge, skills, and competencies related to various subjects or disciplines. Students often receive instruction, guidance, and evaluation from teachers or professors and actively participate in academic activities like attending classes, completing assignments, preparing for exams, and pursuing educational goals.
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
one who studies or examines in any manner; an attentive and systematic observer; as, a student of human nature, or of physical nature
Etymology: [L. studens, -entis, p. pr. of studere to study. See Study, n.]
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
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.
A person who studies a specific subject at a form of unity government school, college, university, academy or other approved education facility.
The student housing is beautiful.
Submitted by MaryC on March 3, 2020
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Student is ranked #31554 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Student surname appeared 733 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Student.
77.6% or 569 total occurrences were White.
11.4% or 84 total occurrences were Black.
5.5% or 41 total occurrences were Asian.
3.9% or 29 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'student' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1333
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'student' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2399
Rank popularity for the word 'student' in Nouns Frequency: #148
The numerical value of student in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of student in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
The growth in education debt outstanding is like cooking a lobster, The increase in total student debt occurs slowly but steadily, so by the time you notice that the water is boiling, you’re already cooked.” http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2010/08/09/student-loan-debt-surpasses-credit-cards/
The growth in education debt outstanding is like cooking a lobster, The increase in total student debt occurs slowly but steadily, so by the time you notice that the water is boiling, you’re already cooked. http://blogs.wsj.com/economics/2010/08/09/student-loan-debt-surpasses-credit-cards/
Student safety is an essential part of the District’s purpose and mission, the District has adopted policies and administrative guidelines designed, in large part, to ensure student safety. The District’s administration and staff are trained to enforce these policies and guidelines and to enlist the assistance of law enforcement as necessary. We trust that our administrators and staff are taking necessary actions to ensure student safety.
A student is not a professional athlete. ... He is not a little politician or junior senator looking for angles ... an amateur promoter, a glad-hander, embryo Rotarian, caf-society leader, quiz kid or man about town. A student is a person who is learning to fulfill his powers and to find ways of using them in the service of mankind.
Live like a student while you are in school, so you don't have to live like a student after you graduate.
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- تلميذ, طالب, تلميذة, طالبةArabic
- студэ́нтка, студэ́нтBelarusian
- студентка, студентBulgarian
- estudiantCatalan, Valencian
- student, studentkaCzech
- Student, Hochschülerin, Studierende, Hochschüler, Studentin, StudierenderGerman
- σπουδαστής, σπουδάστρια, φοιτήτρια, μελετητής, φοιτητήςGreek
- gestudantoj, studento, gestudentoj, studentino, studantino, studanto, virstudento, virstudantoEsperanto
- alumno, alumna, estudianteSpanish
- üliõpilane, õppija, tudeng, õpilaneEstonian
- tutkija, opiskelija, ylioppilasFinnish
- étudiant, étudiante, élèveFrench
- mac léinnIrish
- oileanachScottish Gaelic
- विद्यार्थी, छात्र, विद्यार्थिHindi
- tanuló, hallgató, diákHungarian
- mahasiswi, siswa, murid, siswi, pelajar, mahasiswaIndonesian
- studente, studentessa, studioso, alunnoItalian
- កូនសិស្ស, និស្សិតKhmer
- 學生, 학생Korean
- تهلهبه, قوتابیKurdish
- discipula, studens, discipulum, discens, discipulus, StudentLatin
- വിദ്യാര്ത്ഥി, വിദ്യാര്ത്ഥിനിMalayalam
- murid, pelajarMalay
- ကျောင်းသား, ကျောင်းသူBurmese
- studente, studentDutch
- ółtaʼíNavajo, Navaho
- ଛାତ୍ର, ଚାଟOriya
- student, studentkaPolish
- estudioso, académico, estudantePortuguese
- student, studenta, studentessaRomansh
- studentă, studentRomanian
- студент, учащаяся, учащийся, студенткаRussian
- शिष्य, छात्रSanskrit
- студент, studentSerbo-Croatian
- ශිෂ්යයාSinhala, Sinhalese
- studentska, student, elevSwedish
- mwanagenzi, mwanachuo, mwanafunziSwahili
- talyp, student, okuwçyTurkmen
- mag-aaral, estudyanteTagalog
- студентка, студентUkrainian
- چھاتر, طالِب عِلم, طالب علمUrdu
- talaba, studentUzbek
- 學生, chăm chỉ, sinh viên, học sinh, 生員Vietnamese
- jistudan, jistudanef, studanef, studan, histudanef, histudanVolapük
- סטודענט, תּלמידYiddish
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