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Definition 1: a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for scholar in the sense of this definition

(scholar is a kind of ...) a person who uses the mind creatively

(... is a kind of scholar ) a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit

(... is a kind of scholar ) a lover of learning

(... is a kind of scholar ) a specialist in philosophy

(... is a kind of scholar ) a scholar or researcher who is involved in academic study beyond the level of a doctoral degree

(... is a kind of scholar ) a person who enjoys reading

(... is a kind of scholar ) a scholar during the Renaissance who (because knowledge was limited) could know almost everything about many topics

(... is a kind of scholar ) a modern scholar who is in a position to acquire more than superficial knowledge about many different interests

"a statistician has to be something of a generalist"

(... is a kind of scholar ) a graduating student with the second highest academic rank; may deliver the opening address at graduation exercises

(... is a kind of scholar ) a scholar who writes explanatory notes on an author (especially an ancient commentator on a classical author)

(... is a kind of scholar ) a scholar in one of the universities of the Middle Ages; versed in scholasticism

(... is a kind of scholar ) a Shakespearean scholar

(... is a kind of scholar ) a student of Chinese history and language and culture

(... is a kind of scholar ) someone who is learned in theology or who speculates about theology

(... is a kind of scholar ) the student with the best grades who usually delivers the valedictory address at commencement

(... is a kind of scholar ) a scholar of or an authority on the Vedas

(... is a kind of scholar ) a student of musicology

(... is a kind of scholar ) an Islamic scholar who engages in ijtihad, the effort to derive rules of divine law from Muslim sacred texts

(... is a kind of scholar ) a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation

(... is a kind of scholar ) a person who has received a degree from a school (high school or college or university)

(... is a kind of scholar ) a scholar who specializes in Arab languages and culture

(... is a kind of scholar ) someone trained in compiling bibliographies

(... is a kind of scholar ) someone who loves (and usually collects) books

(... is a kind of scholar ) a student of the Jewish Kabbalah

(... is a kind of scholar ) a person who holds Ph.D. degree (or the equivalent) from an academic institution

"she is a doctor of philosophy in physics"

(... is a kind of scholar ) a wandering scholar in medieval Europe; famed for intemperance and riotous behavior and the composition of satirical and ribald Latin songs

(... is a kind of scholar ) a person who is an authority on history and who studies it and writes about it

(... is a kind of scholar ) someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution

(... is a kind of scholar ) a scholar who is expert on the Masorah (especially one of the Jewish scribes who contributed to the Masorah)

(... is a kind of scholar ) holds a license (degree) from a (European) university

(... is a kind of scholar ) a scholar who knowledgeable in Islamic studies

(... is a kind of scholar ) someone who has been admitted to membership in a scholarly field

(... is a kind of scholar ) a classical scholar or student of the liberal arts

(... is an instance of scholar) Scottish man of letters and adventurer (1560-1582)

(... is an instance of scholar) Italian statesman and scholar who supported many artists and humanists including Michelangelo and Leonardo and Botticelli (1449-1492)

(... is an instance of scholar) English scholar remembered for his chronology of Shakespeare's plays and his editions of Shakespeare and Dryden (1741-1812)

(... is an instance of scholar) Roman scholar (116-27 BC)

Definition 2: someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for scholar in the sense of this definition

(scholar is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(... is a kind of scholar ) a person who learns by rote

(... is a kind of scholar ) someone able to acquire new knowledge and skills rapidly and easily

"she soaks up foreign languages like a sponge"

(... is a kind of scholar ) an insignificant student who is ridiculed as being affected or boringly studious

(... is a kind of scholar ) learns from a tutor

Definition 3: a student who holds a scholarship - [noun denoting person]

(scholar is a kind of ...) a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution

(... is a kind of scholar ) a student who holds one of the scholarships endowed by the will of Cecil J. Rhodes that enables the student to study at Oxford University

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