Scholar

  • 1 Scholar — Schol ar, n. [OE. scoler, AS. sc[=o]lere, fr. L. scholaris belonging to a school, fr. schola a school. See {School}.] 1. One who attends a school; one who learns of a teacher; one under the tuition of a preceptor; a pupil; a disciple; a learner;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Scholar — mit Stab und Ordenskleid Scholar (von lateinisch „scola“: „Schule“) nannte man einen fahrenden Schüler oder Studenten oder einen akademisch gebildeten Kleriker ohne Amt und feste Stellung (siehe auch Vagant, Goliarde). In der hoch und… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 scholar — [skäl′ər] n. [ME scoler < OE scolere or OFr escoler, both < ML < LL scholaris, relating to a school < L schola, SCHOOL1] 1. a) a learned person b) a specialist in a particular branch of learning, esp. in the humanities [a Mark Twain… …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 Scholar — Scholar, s. Scholares …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 5 Scholār — (lat.), im Mittelalter soviel wie Schüler, Student oder überhaupt Gelehrter …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 6 scholar — index disciple, expert, pedagogue, specialist Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 scholar — (n.) O.E. scolere student, from M.L. scholaris, from L.L. scholaris of a school, from L. schola (see SCHOOL (Cf. school) (n.1)). The Medieval Latin word widely borrowed, e.g. O.Fr. escoler, Fr. écolier, O.H.G. scuolari, Ger. Schü …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 8 scholar — should be used to mean a learned person or the holder of a scholarship (at a school or university), not as a substitute term for a school pupil …

    Modern English usage

  • 9 scholar — [n] person who is very involved in education and learning academic, augur, bookish person, bookworm*, brain*, critic, disciple, doctor, egghead*, gnome*, grind*, intellectual, learned person, learner, litterateur, person of letters, philosopher,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 10 scholar — ► NOUN 1) a specialist in a particular branch of study, especially the humanities; a distinguished academic. 2) chiefly archaic a person who is highly educated or has an aptitude for study. 3) a university student holding a scholarship. ORIGIN… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 scholar — [[t]skɒ̱lə(r)[/t]] scholars 1) N COUNT A scholar is a person who studies an academic subject and knows a lot about it. [FORMAL] The library attracts thousands of scholars and researchers. ...an influential Islamic scholar. 2) N COUNT: usu adj N… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 scholar */*/ — UK [ˈskɒlə(r)] / US [ˈskɑlər] noun [countable] Word forms scholar : singular scholar plural scholars 1) a) someone who studies a particular subject and knows a lot about it, especially a subject that is not scientific a distinguished scholar… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 scholar — (entrée créée par le supplément) (sko lar) s. m. Terme anglais qu on emploie quelquefois au sens d humaniste, d homme versé dans l étude des langues classiques, et surtout avec un sens moqueur en parlant des hommes de collége ou qui en ont… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 Scholar — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Scholar >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 scholar scholar connoisseur savant pundit schoolman professor graduate wrangler Sgm: N 1 academician academician academist Sgm: N 1 master of arts …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 scholar — 01. The professor is a visiting [scholar] from East China Normal University, and is here to teach a course on modern Chinese history. 02. She is a leading [scholar] in her field, and is well respected at home as well as abroad. 03. He followed in …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 16 scholar — schol|ar [ skalər ] noun count ** 1. ) someone who studies a particular subject and knows a lot about it, especially a subject that is not scientific: a distinguished scholar Scholars have long argued about the question. a ) if someone is not a… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 scholar — schol|ar [ˈskɔlə US ˈska:lər] n [Date: 1000 1100; : Medieval Latin; Origin: scholaris, from Late Latin, of a school , from Latin schola; SCHOOL1] 1.) an intelligent and well educated person ▪ the great Dutch scholar Erasmus 2.) someone who knows… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 scholar — noun (C) 1 someone who knows a lot about a particular subject, especially one that is not a science subject: a Latin scholar 2 informal a clever and well educated person: I m afraid I m not much of a scholar. 3 someone who has been given a… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 scholar — n. 1 a learned person, esp. in language, literature, etc.; an academic. 2 the holder of a scholarship. 3 a a person with specified academic ability (is a poor scholar). b a person who learns (am a scholar of life). 4 archaic colloq. a person able …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 Scholar — Scho|lar 〈m. 16; MA〉 fahrender Schüler, Student [<mlat. scholaris „zur Schule gehörig, Student“] * * * Scho|lar, der; en, en [mlat. scholaris, ↑ Schüler]: (bes. im Mittelalter) Schüler, Student. * * * Scholar   [von mittellateinisch scholaris… …

    Universal-Lexikon


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