American English

Definition of school verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they school
    he / she / it schools
    past simple schooled
    -ing form schooling
    jump to other results
  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