Dictionary    Maps    Thesaurus    Translate    Advanced >   


Tip: Click a synonym from the results below to see its synonyms.

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
academe, academia, academic, alma mater, classroom, college, college of engineering, collegiate, community college, degree-granting institution, extramural, four-year college, graduate school, institute of technology, interscholastic, intramural, ivied halls, journalism school, junior college, law school, medical school, multiversity, normal, normal school, postgraduate school, preschool, scholastic, school, school of communications, school of education, two-year college, university college, varsity
Dictionary Results for university:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
university
    n 1: the body of faculty and students at a university
    2: establishment where a seat of higher learning is housed,
       including administrative and living quarters as well as
       facilities for research and teaching
    3: a large and diverse institution of higher learning created to
       educate for life and for a profession and to grant degrees

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
University \U`ni*ver"si*ty\, n.; pl. Universities. [OE.
   universite, L. universitas all together, the whole, the
   universe, a number of persons associated into one body, a
   society, corporation, fr. universus all together, universal:
   cf. F. universit['e]. See Universe.]
   1. The universe; the whole. [Obs.] --Dr. H. More.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. An association, society, guild, or corporation, esp. one
      capable of having and acquiring property. [Obs.]
      [1913 Webster]

            The universities, or corporate bodies, at Rome were
            very numerous. There were corporations of bakers,
            farmers of the revenue, scribes, and others. --Eng.
                                                  Cyc.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. An institution organized and incorporated for the purpose
      of imparting instruction, examining students, and
      otherwise promoting education in the higher branches of
      literature, science, art, etc., empowered to confer
      degrees in the several arts and faculties, as in theology,
      law, medicine, music, etc. A university may exist without
      having any college connected with it, or it may consist of
      but one college, or it may comprise an assemblage of
      colleges established in any place, with professors for
      instructing students in the sciences and other branches of
      learning. In modern usage, a university is expected to
      have both an undergraduate division, granting bachelor's
      degrees, and a graduate division, granting master's or
      doctoral degrees, but there are some exceptions. In
      addition, a modern university typically also supports
      research by its faculty
      [1913 Webster]

            The present universities of Europe were, originally,
            the greater part of them, ecclesiastical
            corporations, instituted for the education of
            churchmen . . . What was taught in the greater part
            of those universities was suitable to the end of
            their institutions, either theology or something
            that was merely preparatory to theology. --A. Smith.
      [1913 Webster]

   Note: From the Roman words universitas, collegium, corpus,
         are derived the terms university, college, and
         corporation, of modern languages; and though these
         words have obtained modified significations in modern
         times, so as to be indifferently applicable to the same
         things, they all agree in retaining the fundamental
         signification of the terms, whatever may have been
         added to them. There is now no university, college, or
         corporation, which is not a juristical person in the
         sense above explained [see def. 2, above]; wherever
         these words are applied to any association of persons
         not stamped with this mark, it is an abuse of terms.
         --Eng. Cyc.
         [1913 Webster]

3. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
University, FL -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Florida
   Population (2000):    30736
   Housing Units (2000): 15494
   Land area (2000):     3.870401 sq. miles (10.024292 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.011633 sq. miles (0.030129 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    3.882034 sq. miles (10.054421 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            73163
   Located within:       Florida (FL), FIPS 12
   Location:             28.069644 N, 82.437091 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):    
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    University, FL
    University


Common Misspellings >
Most Popular Searches: Define Misanthrope, Define Pulchritudinous, Define Happy, Define Veracity, Define Cornucopia, Define Almuerzo, Define Atresic, Define URL, Definitions Of Words, Definition Of Get Up, Definition Of Quid Pro Quo, Definition Of Irreconcilable Differences, Definition Of Word, Synonyms of Repetitive, Synonym Dictionary, Synonym Antonyms. See our main index and map index for more details.

©2011-2021 ZebraWords.com - Define Yourself - The Search for Meanings and Meaning Means I Mean. All content subject to terms and conditions as set out here. Contact Us, peruse our Privacy Policy