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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun scholar:

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Definition of the noun scholar

What does scholar mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: scholars

  1. a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
  2. someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
  3. a student who holds a scholarship
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • more generic words: educatee / pupil / student = a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
    • more specific term: Rhodes scholar = a student who holds one of the scholarships endowed by the will of Cecil J. Rhodes that enables the student to study at Oxford University

Alternative definition of the noun scholar

noun

  1. A student; one who studies at school or college.
  2. A specialist in a particular branch of knowledge.
  3. A learned person.
  4. One who educates themself for their whole life.

Characters

  1. Scholar is a fictional character from the 1997 film Commandments.
  2. Scholar is a fictional character from the 2008 film Once Upon a Time.

Phrases with Scholar

Phrase starting with the word Scholar:

  1. Scholar's Mate

Phrases ending with the word Scholar:

  1. rhodes scholar
  2. classical scholar
  3. Independent scholar
  4. A Gentleman And A Scholar

Other phrases containing the word Scholar:

  1. chinese scholar tree
  2. A Scholar and a Gentleman

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Scholar

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Google previewEducation and Civilization (2012)

The Transmission of Culture by J.K. Feibleman

The scholar is the appreciator of the past. Very often works of value remain neglected or, because of some...

Google previewAmerican Annals of Education (1839)

THE SPIRIT OF TRUE SCHOLARSHIP. Your true scholar is a great rarity. Nature laboreth long to produce such an one, and after many ineffectual strivings and rude abortions, gives birth to one in an age, ...

Google previewThe American Evasion of Philosophy (1989)

A Genealogy of Pragmatism by Cornel West

The scholar is that man who must take up into himself all the ability of the time ...

Google previewThe War on Terror Encyclopedia: From the Rise of Al-Qaeda to 9/11 and Beyond (2014)

From the Rise of Al-Qaeda to 9/11 and Beyond by Jan Goldman Ph.D.

Army Command & General Staff College Independent Scholar Kristian P. Alexander Independent Researcher Michael K. Beauchamp James Arnold Texas ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography (2013)

by John Hannavy

Schaaf Will Stapp Independent Scholar Independent Scholar Glasgow,. Gordon Baldwin Department of Photographs J. Paul Getty Museum Los Angeles, California Geoffrey Batchen Department of Art History City University of New ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Action Research (2014)

by David Coghlan, Mary Brydon-Miller

Binoy Acharya UNNATI—Organisation for Development Education David Adams Independent scholar Tabetha Adkins Texas A&M University Chivonne Algeo University of Technology, Sydney Manulani Aluli-Meyer Te Wananga o Aotearoa ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Oral Literature (1990)

by Leteipa Ole Sunkuli, Simon Okumba Miruka

But the scholar is keen to ...

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Small photo of Back to school concept. Happy teachers day. Male teacher, professor, student standing at table with school supplies shows thumbs up. Education concept. Cheerful friendly bearded scholar in classroom.Small photo of Arab scholar Alhazen (also known as Ibn al-Haytham) portrait from ten old dinars Iraq banknoteSmall photo of Gangneung, gangwon-do, South Korea - December 1, 2017 : Statue of Shin Saimdang. (She was the mother of the Korean Confucian scholar Yi I)Small photo of Gangneung, gangwon-do, South Korea - December 1, 2017 : Statue of Shin Saimdang. (She was the mother of the Korean Confucian scholar Yi I)Small photo of Gangneung, gangwon-do, South Korea - December 1, 2017 : Statue of Shin Saimdang. (She was the mother of the Korean Confucian scholar Yi I)Small photo of Gangneung, gangwon-do, South Korea - December 1, 2017 : Statue of Shin Saimdang. (She was the mother of the Korean Confucian scholar Yi I)Small photo of Ohjukheon is where famous Joseon Dynasty scholar, was born. ( Sign board text is "Ohjukheon" name of building) More...

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Quotes about Scholar

The scholar who cherishes the love of comfort is not fit to be deemed a scholar. (Confucius)
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Scrabble value of S1C3H4O1L1A1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of SCHOLAR

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