Associations to the word «College»


COLLEGE, noun. (obsolete) A corporate group; a group of colleagues.
COLLEGE, noun. (in some proper nouns) A group sharing common purposes or goals.
COLLEGE, noun. (politics) An electoral college.
COLLEGE, noun. An academic institution. [From 1560s.]
COLLEGE, noun. A specialized division of a university.
COLLEGE, noun. (chiefly US) An institution of higher education teaching undergraduates.
COLLEGE, noun. (attributively) (chiefly US) Attendance at an institution of higher education.
COLLEGE, noun. (Canada) (Israel) A postsecondary institution that offers vocational training and/or associate's degrees.
COLLEGE, noun. (chiefly UK) A non-specialized, semi-autonomous division of a university, with its own faculty, departments, library, etc.
COLLEGE, noun. (UK) An institution of further education at an intermediate level; sixth form.
COLLEGE, noun. (UK) An institution for adult education at a basic or intermediate level (teaching those of any age).
COLLEGE, noun. (UK) (Australia) (New Zealand) (Ireland) (South Africa) A high school or secondary school.
COLLEGE, noun. (Australia) A private (non-government) primary or high school.
COLLEGE, noun. (Australia) A residential hall associated with a university, possibly having its own tutors.
COLLEGE, noun. (Chile) A bilingual school.
COLLEGE TRY, noun. Alternative form of old college try

Dictionary definition

COLLEGE, noun. The body of faculty and students of a college.
COLLEGE, noun. An institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university.
COLLEGE, noun. A complex of buildings in which an institution of higher education is housed.

Wise words

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