Examples of scholar in a Sentence
She's a renowned scholar of African-American history.
scholars have long debated whether there is ever such a thing as a truly selfless act
Recent Examples of scholar from the Web
Luo proposed boosting bandwidth and relaxing restrictions on access to websites frequently visited by scholars.
Zach Terrell of Western Michigan got the William V. Campbell Trophy, given to a top scholar-athlete by the National Football Foundation.
Around the world, refugees are fleeing conflicts in their home countries, the scholars among them face an additional struggle: how to save their life's work.
Your Airbnb host will be Dr. Jedidah Isler, an award-winning scholar who was the first African American woman to receive a Ph.D. in Astrophysics from Yale University.
In identifying innovation, most scholars focus on the content of development policy.
Scholars say a referendum had to be called before the government starts overhauling the constitution.
Another challenge, some legal scholars say, is that the threshold to convict anyone of murder is high and requires agreement with all points in a case.
In the 1970s and ’80s, a group of University of Chicago scholars upended antitrust law by arguing that the benefits of economic efficiency created by mergers outweighed any concerns over company size.
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Origin and Etymology of scholar
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymspundit, savant, sage
Antonymsamateur, inexpert, nonexpert
Related Wordsseer, wise man; polyhistor, polymath, Renaissance man; brain, egghead, genius, highbrow, intellect, intellectual, thinker, whiz, wizard; guru, mahatma, pandit, swami, yogi (also yogin); rabbi; master, mentor, teacher
Near Antonymsblockhead, dodo, dolt, donkey, dope, dumbbell, dummy, dunce, fathead, fool, goon, half-wit, idiot, ignoramus, imbecile, jackass, know-nothing, moron, nincompoop, ninny, nitwit, numskull (or numbskull), pinhead, simpleton, stock, turkey
SCHOLAR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scholar for English Language Learners
: a person who has studied a subject for a long time and knows a lot about it : an intelligent and well-educated person who knows a particular subject very well
: someone who has been given a scholarship
SCHOLAR Defined for Kids
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