student

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. learner, pupil, apprentice, schoolboy or -girl; scholar, schoolman or -woman, pedant. See school, learning.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. learner, pupil, scholar, disciple, undergraduate, coed*, collegian, novice, graduate student, schoolchild, schoolboy, schoolgirl, docent, apprentice, registrant, trainee, tutee, autodidact, schoolmate, classmate, seminarian, preschooler, cadet, freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, lowerclassman, upperclassman, postgraduate, doctoral candidate, bookworm, grind*, nerd*, preppy*, undergrad*; see also follower , freshman .
Syn.- student is applied either to one attending an institution above the elementary level or to one who is making a study of a particular subject [ a student of social problems ] ; pupil is applied either to a child in school or to a person who is under the personal supervision of a teacher [ Heifetz was a pupil of Leopold Auer ] ; scholar , orig. equivalent to pupil , is now usually applied to one who has general erudition or who is highly versed in a particular branch of learning [ a noted classical scholar]
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
pupil, schoolgirl, schoolboy, freshman, sophomore, junior, senior, collegian, cadet, trainee, apprentice, disciple, apostle, follower.
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) noun One who is being educated: learner, pupil, scholar. See TEACH.

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  • student — STUDÉNT, Ă, studenţi, te s.m. şi f. Persoană care urmează cursurile unei universităţi sau ale unui institut de învăţământ superior. – Din it. studente, germ. Student, lat. studens, ntis. Trimis de RACAI, 07.12.2003. Sursa: DEX 98  studént s. m …   Dicționar Român

  • Student — Stu dent, n. [L. studens, entis, p. pr. of studere to study. See {Study}, n.] 1. 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • student — UK US /ˈstjuːdənt/ noun [C] ► a person who is studying at a college, university, or school: »He was a student at Bristol University. »school/university/college students ► someone who knows about a subject and is interested in it, but may not have …   Financial and business terms

  • student — {{/stl 13}}{{stl 8}}rz. mos I, Mc. studentncie; lm M. studentnci {{/stl 8}}{{stl 7}} osoba studiująca na wyższej uczelni; także słuchacz pomaturalnego kolegium, koledżu itp. : {{/stl 7}}{{stl 10}}Student filologii polskiej, medycyny. Student… …   Langenscheidt Polski wyjaśnień

  • student — late 14c., from O.Fr. estudient one who is studying, from M.L. studiare to study, from L. studium (see STUDY (Cf. study)). Student teacher is attested from 1907 …   Etymology dictionary

  • student — [n] person actively learning apprentice, disciple, docent, first year student, grad, graduate, junior, learner, novice, observer, pupil, registrant, scholar, schoolchild, skill, sophomore, undergrad*, undergraduate; concept 350 Ant. professor,… …   New thesaurus

  • student — ► NOUN 1) a person studying at a university or other place of higher education. 2) chiefly N. Amer. a school pupil. 3) (before another noun ) denoting someone who is studying to enter a particular profession: a student nurse. 4) a person who… …   English terms dictionary

  • student — [sto͞od′ nt, styo͞od′ nt] n. [ME studiante, studente < OFr & L: OFr estudiant < L studens, prp. of studere, to STUDY] 1. a person who studies, or investigates [a student of human behavior] 2. a person who is enrolled for study at a school,… …   English World dictionary

  • Student — Student, 1) Einer, welcher sich dem Studium irgend einer Wissenschaft widmet; 2) der immatriculirte Schüler einer Hohen Schule (Universität). Über die verschiedenen Einrichtungen, Sitten u. Vereine der S n (Studentenwesen), s.u. Universitäten …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Student — (Studiosus, lat., »Eifriger, Strebender«), ein Studierender, besonders auf Hochschulen (vgl. Universitäten); in Österreich auch auf höhern Lehranstalten (Mittelschulen). Vgl. Studentenverbindungen und Vereine (mit Literatur) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Student — Student, s. Studieren …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

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