student

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noun, often attributive stu·dent \ˈstü-dənt, ˈstyü-, chiefly Southern -dənt\

Definition of student

  1. 1 :  scholar, learner; especially :  one who attends a school

  2. 2 :  one who studies :  an attentive and systematic observer <a student of politics>

Examples of student in a sentence

  1. a group of college students

  2. She is a student at Georgetown University.

Origin and Etymology of student

Middle English, from Latin student-, studens, from present participle of studēre to study — more at study


First Known Use: 15th century



STUDENT Defined for English Language Learners

student

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noun, often attributive stu·dent \ˈstü-dənt, ˈstyü-, chiefly Southern -dənt\

Definition of student for English Language Learners

  • : a person who attends a school, college, or university

  • : a person who studies something


STUDENT Defined for Kids

student

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noun stu·dent \ˈstü-dənt, ˈstyü-\

Definition of student for Students

  1. :  a person who studies especially in school :  pupil



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