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Definition of the noun college

What does college mean as a name of something?

College is one of the top 1000 most common nouns in the English language.

noun - plural: colleges

  1. the body of faculty and students of a college
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic word: body = a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity
    • part of: academe / academia = the academic world
  2. an institution of higher education created to educate and grant degrees; often a part of a university
    • lexical domain: Groups - nouns denoting groupings of people or objects
    • more generic term: educational institution = an institution dedicated to education
    • more specific terms:
      • business college = a school for teaching the clerical aspects of business and commerce
      • junior college = a college that offers only the first two years terminating in an associate degree
      • training college = a school providing training for a special field or profession
    • member of: university = a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees
  3. a complex of buildings in which an institution of higher education is housed

Alternative definition of the noun college

noun

  1. An institution of [further education] at an intermediate level (in the UK, typically teaching those aged 16 to 19); sixth form.
  2. An institution for adult education at a basic or intermediate level (teaching those of any age).
  3. [British, in the names of private schools] A secondary school (Eton 'College').
  4. A non-specialized, semi-autonomous division of a university, with its own faculty, departments, library, etc (Pembroke 'College', Cambridge; Balliol 'College', Oxford; University 'College' London).
  5. [Australia] A residential hall of a university, which may be independent or have its own tutors but is not involved in teaching.
  6. (Loosely) Any institution of higher education.
  7. [US] An institution of higher education teaching undergraduates and/or graduates. Nearly synonymous with university, with less emphasis on research and may, or may not, have graduate or doctoral programs.
  8. [US] A specialized division of a university ('College' of Engineering).

Films

  1. "College" is a 2008 comedy starring Drake Bell, Andrew Caldwell, and Kevin Covais and directed by first-time director Deb Hagan. It was released on August 29, 2008, by MGM.
  2. "College" is a 1927 comedy-drama silent film directed by James W. Horne and Buster Keaton, and starring Buster Keaton, Anne Cornwall, and Harold Goodwin.
  3. "College" is a 1984 Italian film directed by Franco Castellano and Giuseppe Moccia. It stars Christian Vadim and Federica Moro.

Writings

"College" a.k.a. "Collège" is a book by Jean Follain.

Music

"College" is a musical album of Kulwinder Dhillon.

  • genre: Bhangra
  • released in (13 years ago)

Group

College is an award-nominated musical group.

  • members:
  • member of musical group Sexy Sushi
  • albums: "Secret Diary", "Teenage Color", "Northern Council", "Heritage", "A Real Hero"
  • nomination: - nominated to MTV Movie Award for Best Song from a Movie - "A Real Hero" (from Drive), with Electric Youth

Places

  1. College is a census-designated place in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. It is part of the Fairbanks, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 12,964 as of the 2010 census.
  2. College is a subway station on the Yonge–University–Spadina line in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. It is located at Yonge Street and College Street/Carlton Street.
    • also known as 書院街站
    • part of Ontario
  3. College is an electoral ward and one of the districts of Preston. College is based in the Fulwood area in northern Preston, Lancashire, England. The ward is based in the Sharoe Green area with the name being derived from the central placement of Preston College.
  4. College is a St. Louis MetroLink Red Line station serving Southwestern Illinois College in Saint Clair County, Illinois. The station is east of Belleville, Illinois on Illinois Route 161 and west of Scott Air Force Base.

There are other places with in their name, like Coe College, Rye College, SLP College, Wye College, Agra college, Alma College, Bard College, Bath College, Bird College, Bury College, College City, College Hill, College Park, College town, Daly College, Dana College, Dean College, Elms College, Eton College.

Miscellanea

  1. College: In Canadian English, the term college usually refers to a technical, applied arts, or applied science school. These are post-secondary institutions granting certificates, diplomas, associate's degree, and bachelor's degrees.
  2. College is a 1990 Italian comedy television series, based on the 1983/4 film College. It aired on Tuesdays at 20.30 in Italy from March 6 to June 5 1990 for a total of 14 episodes. The episodes were directed by Lorenzo Castellano and Federico Moccia. The music for the series was provided by Claudio Simonetti. The female lead in the series is Federica Moro, Miss Italy, while her male counterpart, and her boyfriend, is Keith Van Hoven.
    • begun on and completed on (25 years ago)
    • 14 episodes
    • country: Italy
  3. College: A college, in the canon law of the Roman Catholic Church, is a collection of persons united together for a common object so as to form one body. The members are consequently said to be incorporated, or to form a corporation.
  4. College: This is a property to include which collegiate team a gymnast is competing or has competed for.

Phrases with College

Phrases starting with the word College:

  1. college boy
  2. college man
  3. college girl
  4. college level
  5. College-Ruled
  6. College Flower
  7. college student

Phrases ending with the word College:

  1. In College
  2. eton college
  3. junior college
  4. sacred college
  5. business college
  6. teachers college
  7. training college
  8. community college
  9. dartmouth college
  10. electoral college
  11. winchester college
  12. Aprostocetus College

Other phrase containing the word College:

  1. Old College Try

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for College

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Google previewThe Best Value Colleges 2012 (2012)

The 150 Best-Buy Schools and What It Takes to Get In by Princeton Review

Lafayette College Easton, Pennsylvania Private l.al'ayette College is a liberal arts and engineering school that ranks very, vcry highly in the all' important category of starting and mid~earecr salaries. Also, Iafayette offers purely grants instead ...

Google previewSo Rich, So Poor (2013)

Why It's So Hard to End Poverty in America by Peter Edelman

The community college is the key institution to prepare people of all ages for the jobs of the future.

the community college is a place—the primary place— where people can make up for poor past performance, pick up where they left off, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1810)

Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Miscellaneous Litterature

The first college is that of eleCtOrs; of which the archbishop of Mentz is director as first elector. The second college is that of princes. lt consists of princes, archbishops, and bishops; and of prelates, abbosits, and counts, who are not considered ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or, a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1797)

Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements; and Full Explanations Given of the Various Detached Parts of Knowledge, Whether Relating to Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial ..., Together with a Description of All the Countries, Cities, Principal Mountains ... Throughout the World; a General History ... and an Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times

The first college is that of elećtors; of which the archbishop of Mentz is director as first elećtor. The fecond college is that of princes. It confifts of princes, archbishops, and bishops ; and of prelates, abbots, and counts, who are not confidered as ...

Google previewThe Insider's Guide to the Colleges, 2011 (2010)

Students on Campus Tell You What You Really Want to Know, 37th Edition by Yale Daily News Staff

Mary's College is an honor student. At the outset, it may seem strange. After all, what...

Mary's College is the number of academic programs. In fact, the school only has 22 majors, and ...

Google previewEncyclopædia (1798)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements; and Full Explanations Given of the Various Detached Parts of Knowledge, Whether Relating to Natural and Artificial Objects, Or to Matters Ecclesiastical, Civil, Military, Commercial, &c., Including Elucidations of the Most Important Topics Relative to Religion, Morals, Manners, and the Oeconomy of Life; Together with a Description of All the Countries, Cities, Principal Mountains, Seas, Rivers, &c. Throughout the World; a General History, Ancient and Modern, of the Different Empires, Kingdoms, and States; and an Account of the Lives of the Most Eminent Persons in Every Nation, from the Earliest Ages Down to the Present Times. ...

The first college is that ofelectors; of which the archbishop of Mentz is director as first elector. The second college is that of princes. It consists of princes, archbilhops and bishops; and of prelates, abbots, and counts, who are not considered as ...

Google previewOff to College (2009)

Now What? a Practical Guide to Surviving and Succeeding Your First Year of College by Jessica Linnell

College is a time to experience new things and ...

Google previewThe Dukes of Durham, 1865-1929 (1975)

by Robert Franklin Durden

"TRINITY COLLEGE IS THE BEST INSTITUTION OF LEARNING IN THE SOUTH": THE PHILANTHROPIC PATTERN TAKES SHAPE Ben Duke's service as the family's agent for philanthropy, as well as the range of the family's charitable ...

Google previewAcademic Advising (2011)

A Comprehensive Handbook by Virginia N. Gordon, Wesley R. Habley, Thomas J. Grites

The term twoyear college refers to all institutions at which the highest degree awarded is a twoyear degree (e.g., associate of arts, associate of science, or associate of applied science). Within the realm of twoyear colleges are junior colleges, ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

The colleges in connection with the Church are as follows: Organized. Colleges. Location. 1866 Albany College........ ........ Albany, Ore.

Google previewMicrosoft Encarta College Dictionary (2001)

The First Dictionary For The Internet Age by Anne H. Soukhanov

Abbreviations and Symbols Pronunciation Guide Pronunciations in the Microsoft* Encarta* College Dictionary are kg a high-tech usage kilogram (s). MICROBIOL Microbiology PHYS Physics SOC SCI Social sciences MIL Military PHYSIOL ...

Google previewThe Ultimate International Student Dictionary (2015)

by Study Destination USA

The university/college will inform you of the dates when you can register for classes. Some universities/college let juniors and seniors register for classes a few days before other students. As a freshman (first year student) you will have to wait ...

Google previewPrinceton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics (2015)

by Alex Preminger, Frank J. Warnke, O. B. Hardison Jr.

Brooklyn College; Sverre Arestad, University of Washington; Hayden Clair Bell, University of California (Berkeley); Armando Correia Pacheco, Pan American Union; Joseph F. de Simone, Brooklyn College; S. Dinamarca, Brooklyn College; ...

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Quotes about College

I like school very much, and I'll go to college if my career slows down. But kids go to college to be where I am today. Not to put college down, but for me, it would be digressing. (Dana Hill)
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The value of this 7-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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