[ stood-nt, styood- ]
/ ˈstud nt, ˈstyud- /
a person formally engaged in learning, especially one enrolled in a school or college; pupil: a student at Yale.
any person who studies, investigates, or examines thoughtfully: a student of human nature.
Origin of student
SYNONYMS FOR student
1, 2 See pupil1.
Related formsstu·dent·less, adjectivestu·dent·like, adjectivean·ti·stu·dent, noun, adjectivenon·stu·dent, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for nonstudent
/ (ˈstjuːdənt) /
- a person following a course of study, as in a school, college, university, etc
- (as modifier)student teacher
a person who makes a thorough study of a subject
Word Origin for student
C15: from Latin studēns diligent, from studēre to be zealous; see study
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