School in a sentence

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Definition of School

  • A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish.
  • A place for learned intercourse and instruction; an institution for learning; an educational establishment; a place for acquiring knowledge and mental training; as, the school of the prophets.
  • A place of primary instruction; an establishment for the instruction of children; as, a primary school; a common school; a grammar school.
  • A session of an institution of instruction.
  • One of the seminaries for teaching logic, metaphysics, and theology, which were formed in the Middle Ages, and which were characterized by academical disputations and subtilties of reasoning.
  • The room or hall in English universities where the examinations for degrees and honors are held.
  • An assemblage of scholars; those who attend upon instruction in a school of any kind; a body of pupils.
  • The disciples or followers of a teacher; those who hold a common doctrine, or accept the same teachings; a sect or denomination in philosophy, theology, science, medicine, politics, etc.
  • The canons, precepts, or body of opinion or practice, sanctioned by the authority of a particular class or age; as, he was a gentleman of the old school.
  • Figuratively, any means of knowledge or discipline; as, the school of experience.
  • To train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach.
  • To tutor; to chide and admonish; to reprove; to subject to systematic discipline; to train.
  • a building where young people receive education
  • the process of being formally educated at a school
  • a large group of fish
  • a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers
  • an educational institution
  • an educational institution's faculty and students
  • the period of instruction in a school; the time period when school is in session
  • swim in or form a large group of fish
  • educate in or as if in a school
  • teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment

How to use school in a sentence. School pronunciation.

Defoe's 'Review' (III, no. 93, for August 3, 1706) pointed out that thousands of Collier's books had been distributed at the church doors by the Societies for Reformation of Manners and the founders of the Charity Schools.
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Those "instructions" (we used to read a chapter from them every morning, as intellectual gymnastics, and a couple of chapters in Sunday school every Sabbath, for they treated of all subjects under the sun and had much valuable religious matter in them along with the other statistics) those "instructions" commanded that pen-knives, envelopes, pens and writing-paper be furnished the members of the legislature.
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But by a Friend of mine, that had been a Well-wisher to the calling, I was advis'd, as much the safer way, to list my self as a Retainer to a Private _Vaulting School_; where I was told (and indeed found it so) that there were none admitted but what were Sound and Tight.
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They were simple words enough, but they were spoken in a tone which fully expressed the childlike amiability of his warm heart, and the Alexandrian, who had been brought up in the most approved school of the city of orators, involuntarily uttered his words in the admirably rich and soft chest voice, which he so well knew how to use.
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She has been to pretty good schools, I think.
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The best I know are quite poor-girls I went to school with.
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The mistake I made was to leave school so soon.
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I'm not clever, you know, and I didn't get on well at school.
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My oldest friends are Amy Barker and Muriel Featherstone; they were both at the school at Clapham, and now Amy does type-writing in the City, and Muriel is at a photographer's.
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At school, Emmeline had learnt and recited these lines; but it was long since they had recurred to her memory.
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The founder of the mighty school of Russian Realism was Gogol.
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One of the most terrible results of the publication of Artsybashev's novel "Sanin"-where the hero's theory of life is simply to enjoy it, and where the Christian system of morals is ridiculed-was the organisation, in various high schools, among the boys and girls, of societies zum ungehinderten Geschechtsgenuss.
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In 1903, a newspaper in Russia sent out thousands of blanks to high school boys and girls all over the country, to discover what books constituted their favourite reading.
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At the age of twelve, Nikolai was sent away to the high school at Nezhin, a town near Kiev.
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Fortunately, however, the school had a little theatre of its own, and Gogol, who hated mathematics, and cared little for the study of modern languages, here found an outlet for all his mental energy.
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He soon became the acknowledged leader of the school in matters dramatic, and unconsciously prepared himself for his future career.
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I think it is probable that Gogol's hatred for the school curriculum inspired a passage in "Taras Bulba," though here he ostensibly described the pedagogy of the fifteenth century.
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In December, 1828, Gogol took up his residence in St. Petersburg, bringing with him some manuscripts that he had written while at school.
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The two sons of Taras, wild cubs of the wild old wolf, return from school, and are welcomed by their loving father, not with kisses and affectionate greeting, but with a joyous fist combat, while the anxious mother looks on with tears of dismayed surprise.
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The drama "Revizor" is the best comedy in the Russian language; but, partly for that very reason, it produced no school.
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Examples of School

Example #1
Obviously the Societies did not restrict themselves to the works of Collier.
Example #2
The anonymous 'Account of the Progress of the Reformation of Manners' (13th ed., 1705) boasted that the Societies had enlarged their design by causing books to be written which aimed at "laying open to the World the outragious Disorders and execrable Impieties of our most Scandalous Play-Houses, with the fatal Effects of them to the Nation in general, and the manifest Sin and Danger of particular Persons frequenting of them" (p. 2).
Example #3
So the Secretary made the purchase and the distribution.
Example #4
Indeed, I think my country was ashamed to have so improvident a person in its employ.
Example #5
And this Madam, was such a House as now I keep my self.
Example #6
Where we don't only take special care, that none but what are free from all Distempers be admitted; but likewise have Surgeons and Apothecaries with whom we are in Fee, who, if we but suspect the least miscarriage, straight give us something that may carry't off.