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Definition of school verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    school

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//skul//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they school
     
    he / she / it schools
     
    past simple schooled
     
    -ing form schooling
     
     
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    yourself/animal
  1. 1(formal) to train someone/yourself/an animal to do something school somebody/something/yourself (in something) to school a horse She had schooled herself in patience. school somebody/something/yourself to do something I have schooled myself to remain calm under pressure.
  2. child
  3. 2school somebody (formal) to educate a child She should be schooled with her peers.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: school