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stu·dent

 (sto͞od′nt, styo͞od′-)
n.
1. One who is enrolled or attends classes at a school, college, or university.
2.
a. One who studies something: a student of contemporary dance.
b. An attentive observer: a student of world affairs.

[Middle English, alteration (influenced by Latin studēre, to study) of studient, studiant, from Old French estudiant, one who studies, from present participle of estudier, to study, from Medieval Latin studiāre, from Latin studium, study; see study.]

student

(ˈstjuːdənt)
n
1. (Education)
a. a person following a course of study, as in a school, college, university, etc
b. (as modifier): student teacher.
2. (Education) a person who makes a thorough study of a subject
[C15: from Latin studēns diligent, from studēre to be zealous; see study]

stu•dent

(ˈstud nt, ˈstyud-)

n.
1. a person formally engaged in learning, esp. one enrolled in an institution of secondary or higher education.
2. any person who studies, investigates, or examines thoughtfully: a student of human nature.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Latin student-, s. of studēns, present participle of studēre to take pains (see -ent)]

student

student

1. 'student'

In British English, a student is usually someone who is studying or training at a university or college.

The doctor was accompanied by a medical student.
They met when they were students at Edinburgh University.

In American English, anyone who studies at a school, college, or university can be referred to as a student. People studying at a school are also sometimes called students in British English.

She teaches math to high school students.
Not enough secondary school students are learning a foreign language.
2. 'schoolchildren'

In British English, children attending schools are often referred to generally as schoolchildren, schoolboys, or schoolgirls.

Each year the museum is visited by thousands of schoolchildren.
A group of schoolgirls were walking along the road.
3. 'pupils'

In Britain, the children attending a particular school are usually referred to as its pupils.

The school has more than 1300 pupils.
Some pupils' behaviour was causing concern.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.student - a learner who is enrolled in an educational institutionstudent - a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
art student - someone studying to be an artist
auditor - a student who attends a course but does not take it for credit
catechumen, neophyte - a new convert being taught the principles of Christianity by a catechist
college boy, college man, collegian - a student (or former student) at a college or university
crammer - a student who crams
enrollee - a person who enrolls in (or is enrolled in) a class or course of study
Etonian - a student enrolled in (or graduated from) Eton College
Ivy Leaguer - a student or graduate at an Ivy League school
law student - a student in law school
major - a university student who is studying a particular field as the principal subject; "she is a linguistics major"
medical student, medico - a student in medical school
nonreader - a student who is very slow in learning to read
overachiever - a student who attains higher standards than the IQ indicated
passer - a student who passes an examination
scholar - a student who holds a scholarship
seminarian, seminarist - a student at a seminary (especially a Roman Catholic seminary)
sixth-former - a student in the sixth form
skipper - a student who fails to attend classes
nonachiever, underachiever, underperformer - a student who does not perform as well as expected or as well as the IQ indicates
withdrawer - a student who withdraws from the educational institution in which he or she was enrolled
Wykehamist - a student enrolled in (or graduated from) Winchester College
teacher-student relation - the academic relation between teachers and their students
2.student - a learned person (especially in the humanities)student - a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
intellectual, intellect - a person who uses the mind creatively
academician, schoolman - a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation
alumna, alumnus, graduate, grad, alum - a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)
Arabist - a scholar who specializes in Arab languages and culture
bibliographer - someone trained in compiling bibliographies
bibliophile, book lover, booklover - someone who loves (and usually collects) books
Kabbalist, Cabalist - a student of the Jewish Kabbalah
Dr., doctor - a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution; "she is a doctor of philosophy in physics"
goliard - a wandering scholar in medieval Europe; famed for intemperance and riotous behavior and the composition of satirical and ribald Latin songs
historian, historiographer - a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it
humanist - a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts
learned person, pundit, savant, initiate - someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field
Islamist - a scholar who knowledgeable in Islamic studies
licentiate - holds a license (degree) from a (European) university
Masorete, Masorite, Massorete - a scholar who is expert on the Masorah (especially one of the Jewish scribes who contributed to the Masorah)
master - someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution
mujtihad - an Islamic scholar who engages in ijtihad, the effort to derive rules of divine law from Muslim sacred texts
musicologist - a student of musicology
bookworm, pedant, scholastic - a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
philomath - a lover of learning
philosopher - a specialist in philosophy
post doc, postdoc - a scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree
reader - a person who enjoys reading
Renaissance man - a scholar during the Renaissance who (because knowledge was limited) could know almost everything about many topics
generalist, Renaissance man - a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests; "a statistician has to be something of a generalist"
salutatorian, salutatory speaker - a graduating student with the second highest academic rank; may deliver the opening address at graduation exercises
scholiast - a scholar who writes explanatory notes on an author (especially an ancient commentator on a classical author)
medieval Schoolman, Schoolman - a scholar in one of the universities of the Middle Ages; versed in scholasticism
Shakespearean, Shakespearian - a Shakespearean scholar
Sinologist - a student of Chinese history and language and culture
theologian, theologiser, theologist, theologizer - someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology
valedictorian, valedictory speaker - the student with the best grades who usually delivers the valedictory address at commencement
Vedist - a scholar of or an authority on the Vedas

student

noun
1. undergraduate, scholar, postgraduate, fresher (Brit. informal), tutee a 23-year-old medical student
2. pupil, scholar, schoolchild, schoolboy or schoolgirl She's a former student of the school.
3. learner, observer, trainee, apprentice, disciple a passionate student of history

student

noun
One who is being educated:
Translations
تِلْميذطالبطَالِبطالِبطالِب يَدْرُسُ موضوعا ما
studentstudujícížák
studerendeelevstudent
õppijaüliõpilane
opiskelijatutkijaylioppilas
छात्रविद्यार्थि
student
diák-fõiskolai hallgatóhallgató
áhugamaîur um, -skoîarinámsmaîurnemandistúdent
学生
학생
moksleivisstudentasstudijuojantis žmogus
interesentspētnieksskolēnsstudents
studentstudentă
študentštudentskýštudujúci
dijakštudent
studentstudentska
mwanafunzi
นักเรียน
چھاترطالب الم
sinh viênhọc sinh

student

[ˈstjuːdənt]
A. N (Scol) → alumno/a m/f (Univ) → estudiante mf, universitario/a m/f; (= researcher) → investigador(a) m/f
a law/medical studentun(a) estudiante de derecho/medicina
French student (by nationality) → estudiante mf francés/esa; (by subject) → estudiante mf de francés
he is a student of bird lifees un estudioso de las aves
B. CPD [life, unrest, attitude] → estudiantil
student body N [of school] → alumnado m; [of university] → estudiantado m
student driver N (US) persona que está sacando el carnet de conducir
student grant Nbeca f
student loan Ncrédito m personal para estudiantes
student nurse Nestudiante mf de enfermería
student teacher N (studying, at college) → estudiante mf de magisterio; (doing teaching practice, in secondary school) → profesor(a) m/f en prácticas; (in primary school) → maestro/a m/f en prácticas
student(s') union N (= building) → centro m estudiantil (Brit) (= association) → federación f de estudiantes

student

[ˈstuːdənt]
n
(at university or college)étudiant(e) m/f
law student → étudiant(e) en droit
medical student → étudiant(e) en médecine
(at secondary school)élève mf
to be a keen student of sth (= very interested in) → être un(e) étudiant(e) passionné(e) de qch
modif [accommodation, movement, protest, riots, revolt, activist, representative] → étudiant(e); [house, bar, body, organization, intake, numbers, population, places] → d'étudiants; [politics] → à l'université; [newspaper, magazine, visa] → étudiant(e); [life, years] → d'étudiant(e); [debt, welfare] → de l'étudiant
in his student days → lorsqu'il était étudiantstudent council ncomité m des délégués de classestudent driver n (US)apprenti(e) conducteur/trice m/fstudent file n (US)dossier m scolairestudent grant nbourse fstudent ID card n (US)carte f d'étudiantstudent loan nprêt m étudiant (accordé par l'État)student nurse nélève mf infirmier/ièrestudents' union student union n
(British) (= association) → association f d'étudiants
(= building) → foyer m des étudiantsstudent teacher nélève mf professeurstud farm nharas m

student

n (Univ) → Student(in) m(f), → Studierende(r) mf; (esp US, at school, night school) → Schüler(in) m(f); he is a student of French life/human natureer studiert die französische Lebensart/die menschliche Natur; he is a student of French or a French student (Univ) → er studiert Französisch; (Sch) → er lernt Französisch; medical/law studentsMedizin-/Jurastudenten pl
adj attrStudenten-; activities, protest movementstudentisch; student driver (US) → Fahrschüler(in) m(f); student nurseKrankenpflegeschüler(in) m(f)

student

:
student body
student card
student loan
nStudentendarlehen nt
studentship
n (Brit: = grant) → Stipendium nt
student(s’) union
n (Brit)
(= organization) Studentenorganisation an britischen Universitäten, die sich um soziale Belange der Studenten kümmert (esp political) → Studentenbund m
(= building)Gebäude ntder Student(s’) Union/des Studentenbundes
student teacher
nReferendar(in) m(f)
student unrest

student

[ˈstjuːdnt]
1. n (Scol, Univ) → studente/essa; (of human nature) → studioso/a
a law/medical student → uno/a studente/essa di legge/di medicina
2. adj (life, unrest) → studentesco/a; (attitudes, opinions) → degli studenti; (canteen) → universitario/a

student

(ˈstjuːdənt) noun
1. an undergraduate or graduate studying for a degree at a university etc. university students; a medical student; (also adjective) She is a student nurse/teacher.
2. (especially American) a boy or girl at school.
3. a person studying a particular thing. a student of politics.

student

طَالِب student studerende Student φοιτητής estudiante opiskelija étudiant student studente 学生 학생 student student student estudante студент student นักเรียน öğrenci sinh viên 学生

student

n. estudiante;
medical ______ de medicina.

student

n estudiante mf; medical — estudiante mf de medicina
References in classic literature ?
In those days there were many serious young men among the students who had come up to the university from the farms and the little towns scattered over the thinly settled state.
In plain prose, here are four whales as well known to the students of Cetacean History as Marius or Sylla to the classic scholar.
Most of the students were Germans, of course, but the representatives of foreign lands were very numerous.
Among the third and fourth year students there was a certain amount of going to and from the trains in couples; some carrying of heavy books up the hill by the sterner sex for their feminine schoolmates, and occasional bursts of silliness on the part of heedless and precocious girls, among whom was Huldah Meserve.
One half of it was to go to the founding of a "Lecompte Scholarship" for poor students in the University of Geneva.
The time he had mentioned was more than out, and he lived in a little street near the Veterinary College at Camden Town, which was principally tenanted, as one of our clerks who lived in that direction informed me, by gentlemen students, who bought live donkeys, and made experiments on those quadrupeds in their private apartments.
Wopsle had the room up-stairs, where we students used to overhear him reading aloud in a most dignified and terrific manner, and occasionally bumping on the ceiling.
I had read that the cafe where we were sitting was one of the most terrible places in Paris,--the Cafe d'Harcourt, where the students of the Latin Quarter take their nice little domestic mistresses to supper.
In an establishment like this, where restraint upon the liberty of the students is reduced to a minimum, it is necessary that the small degree of subordination which is absolutely indispensable be acquiesced in by all without complaint or delay.
Six hours a day the young students were employed in this labour; and the professor showed me several volumes in large folio, already collected, of broken sentences, which he intended to piece together, and out of those rich materials, to give the world a complete body of all arts and sciences; which, however, might be still improved, and much expedited, if the public would raise a fund for making and employing five hundred such frames in Lagado, and oblige the managers to contribute in common their several collections.
Whenever they could afford to buy more wires and batteries, they went to a near-by store which supplied electrical apparatus to the professors and students of Harvard.
It was the first time that the lawyer had been received in that part of his friend's quarters; and he eyed the dingy, windowless structure with curiosity, and gazed round with a distasteful sense of strangeness as he crossed the theatre, once crowded with eager students and now lying gaunt and silent, the tables laden with chemical apparatus, the floor strewn with crates and littered with packing straw, and the light falling dimly through the foggy cupola.

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