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Definition of scholar:

  1. A pupil; a disciple; a man of learning; an undergraduate who belongs to the foundation of a college.

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This graph shows how "scholar" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for scholar:

  1. The primary sense of a scholar is one who is being schooled; thence the word passes to denote one who is apt in school work, and finally one who is thoroughly schooled, master of what the schools can teach, an erudite, accomplished person: when used without qualification, the word is generally understood in this latter sense; as, he is manifestly a scholar. Pupil signifies one under the close personal supervision or instruction of a teacher or tutor. Those under instruction in schools below the academic grade are technically and officially termed pupils. The word pupil is uniformly so used in the Reports of the Commissioner of Education of the United States, but popular American usage prefers scholar in the original sense; as, teachers and scholars enjoyed a holiday. Those under instruction in Sunday- schools are uniformly designated as Sunday- school scholars. Student is applied to those in the higher grades or courses of study, as the academic, collegiate, scientific, etc. Student suggests less proficiency than scholar in the highest sense, the student being one who is learning, the scholar one who has learned. On the other hand, student suggests less of personal supervision than pupil; thus, the college student often becomes the private pupil of some instructor in special studies. For disciple, etc., compare synonyms for ADHERENT.
  2. The more advanced the scholar the better he could carry on his craft. "The Fairy-Faith in Celtic Countries" , W. Y. Evans Wentz.
  3. Though I am no scholar myself, you might make it out, and some day get what the good man intended to be yours." "Won from the Waves" , W.H.G. Kingston.

Quotes for scholar:

  1. It has been the acknowledged right of every Marxist scholar to read into Marx the particular meaning that he himself prefers and to treat all others with indignation. - John Kenneth Galbraith
  2. The very concept of history implies the scholar and the reader. Without a generation of civilized people to study history, to preserve its records, to absorb its lessons and relate them to its own problems, history, too, would lose its meaning. - George F. Kennan
  3. A good writer is basically a story teller, not a scholar or a redeemer of mankind. - Isaac Bashevis Singer
  4. I'm a good scholar when it comes to reading but a blotting kind of writer when you give me a pen. - John Millington Synge
  5. Each day is the scholar of yesterday. - Publilius Syrus

Rhymes for scholar:

  1. collar, dollar, holler, lollar, mahler, olear, squalor.
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