Definition of "student" [stu•dent]

  • 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)

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.

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."