school (

     n 1: an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
     2: a building where young people receive education; "the school
        was built in 1932"; "he walked to school every morning"
        [syn: schoolhouse]
     3: the process of being formally educated at a school; "what
        will you do when you finish school?" [syn: schooling]
     4: an educational institution's faculty and students; "the
        school keeps parents informed"; "the whole school turned
        out for the game"
     5: the period of instruction in a school; "stay after school"
        or "he didn't miss a single day of school" [syn: schooltime]
     6: a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by
        a similar style or by similar teachers; "the Venetian
        school of painting"
     7: a large group of fish; "a school of small glittering fish
        swam by" [syn: shoal]
     v 1: educate in or as if in a school; "The children are schooled
          at great cost to their parents in private institutions"
     2: train to be discriminative; as of taste or judgment;
        "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds";
        "She is well schooled in poetry" [syn: educate, train,
         cultivate, civilize, civilise]