stu·dent /ˈstudṇt, ˈstju, ||dənt/
1. A person engaged in study; one who is devoted to learning; a learner; a pupil; a scholar; especially, one who attends a school, or who seeks knowledge from professional teachers or from books; as, the students of an academy, a college, or a university; a medical student; a hard student.
Keep a gamester from the dice, and a good student from his book. --Shak.
2. One who studies or examines in any manner; an attentive and systematic observer; as, a student of human nature, or of physical nature.
n 1: a learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
[syn: pupil, educatee]
2: a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who
by long study has gained mastery in one or more
disciplines [syn: scholar, scholarly person]