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Word Meanings - LEARNER - Book Publishers vocabulary database

One who learns; a scholar.

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    1. The character and qualities of a scholar; attainments in science or literature; erudition; learning. A man of my master's . . . great scholarship. Pope. 2. Literary education. Any other house of scholarship. Milton. 3. Maintenance for a scholar;
    A catechumen. Bp. Morton.
    The state or condition of a catechumen or the time during which one is a catechumen.
    One whose professional habit is a gown, as a divine or lawyer, and particularly a member of an English university; hence, a civilian, in distinction from a soldier.
    A body of students.
    1. A person engaged in study; one who is devoted to learning; a learner; a pupil; a scholar; especially, one who attends a school, or who seeks knowledge from professional teachers or from books; as, the students of an academy, a college, or a
    One who enters a religious house, whether of monks or nuns, as a probationist. Shipley. No poore cloisterer, nor no novys. Chaucer. (more info) 1. One who is new in any business, profession, or calling; one unacquainted or unskilled; one yet in
    One who is receiving rudimentary instruction in the doctrines of Christianity; a neophyte; in the primitive church, one officially recognized as a Christian, and admitted to instruction preliminary to admission to full membership in the church.
    1. A master of the use of language; a talker. I'll dispute with him; He's a rare linguist. J. Webster. 2. A person skilled in languages. There too were Gibbon, the greatest historian, and Jones, the greatest linguist, of the age. Macaulay.
    Of or pertaining to the pupil of the eye. (more info) 1. Of or pertaining to a pupil or ward. Johnson.
    A female disciple.
    One versed in the niceties of academical disputation or of school divinity. Note: The schoolmen were philosophers and divines of the Middle Ages, esp. from the 11th century to the Reformation, who spent much time on points of nice and
    The science of languages, or of the origin, signification, and application of words; glossology.
    Like a scholar, or learned person; showing the qualities of a scholar; as, a scholarly essay or critique. -- adv.
    The period before puberty, or from birth to fourteen in males, and twelve in females. (more info) Law)
    Of or pertaining to language; relating to linguistics, or to the affinities of languages.
    The state of being a disciple or follower in doctrines and precepts. Jer. Taylor.
    One who receives instruction from another; a scholar; a learner; especially, a follower who has learned to believe in the truth of the doctrine of his teacher; an adherent in doctrine; as, the disciples of Plato; the disciples of our Savior. The
    One who learns; a scholar.
    Scholarly. Bacon.
    A schoolfellow; a fellow-student.
    One versed in two languages.


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