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parts of speech:
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a place for teaching and learning.
Those girls go to my school.
definition 2: the time when students attend school.
School starts in September.Jerad is late for school today.
part of speech: verb
inflections: schools, schooling, schooled
definition: to train or teach.
Lettie has been schooled in car repair.
similar words:
instruct, teach, train
Word History
The word school comes from schole, an ancient Greek word that means "leisure time spent in learning."
Word Builder: school +
  • schooling:
    formal education.
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money that pays for school
some activities associated with school
some kinds of schools
some parts of schools
some people associated with schools
some subjects studied in schools
some things found in schools
some things happening in schools
time periods in schools