Definition of "student" []

  • One who is enrolled or attends classes at a school, college, or university. (noun)
  • One who studies something: a student of contemporary dance. (noun)
  • An attentive observer: a student of world affairs. (noun)
  • A person following a course of study, as in a school, college, university, etc (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • A person who makes a thorough study of a subject (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "student" in a sentence
  • "If I reason, Every student who can concentrate his attention can learn quickly, George Marston has a notable power of concentration, Therefore George Marston can learn quickly, I again break up the abstraction _student_, and the concrete fact"
  • "Here he rubbed shoulders with the future leaders of the Third Reich, including Heinrich Himmler, then an agronomy student active in the fraternities, a breeding ground for the budding ­student nationalist movement."
  • "This achieves similar results, except saying hello to each student in the @student array."