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Tuition definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TUI'TION, n. [L. tuitio, from tueor, to see, behold, protect, _c; L. duco, to lead.]
1. Guardianship; superintending care over a young person; the particular watch and care of a tutor or guardian over his pupil or ward.
2. More especially, instruction; the act or business of teaching the various branches of learning. We place our children under the preceptors of academies for tuition. [This is now the common acceptation of the word.]
3. The money paid for instruction. In our colleges, the tuition is from thirty to forty dollars a year.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education); "tuition and room and board were more than $25,000" [syn: tuition, tuition fee]
2: teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately) [syn: tutelage, tuition, tutorship]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English tuicioun protection, from Anglo-French, from Latin tuition-, tuitio, from tueri to look at, look after Date: 15th century 1. archaic custody, guardianship 2. the act or profession of teaching ; instruction <pursued his studies under private tuition> 3. the price of or payment for instruction tuitional adjective

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 teaching or instruction, esp. if paid for (driving tuition; music tuition). 2 a fee for this. Derivatives: tuitional adj. Etymology: ME f. OF f. L tuitio -onis f. tueri tuit- watch, guard

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tuition Tu*i"tion, n. [L. tuitio protection, guarding, from tueri, p. p. tuitus, to see, watch, protect: cf. F. tuition. Cf. Tutor.] 1. Superintending care over a young person; the particular watch and care of a tutor or guardian over his pupil or ward; guardianship. 2. Especially, the act, art, or business of teaching; instruction; as, children are sent to school for tuition; his tuition was thorough. 3. The money paid for instruction; the price or payment for instruction.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

1. If you are given tuition in a particular subject, you are taught about that subject. The courses will give the beginner personal tuition in all types of outdoor photography. N-UNCOUNT: oft supp N, N in n 2. You can use tuition to refer to the amount of money that you have to pay for being taught particular subjects, especially in a university, college, or private school. Angela's $7,000 tuition at University this year will be paid for with scholarships.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. Instruction, teaching, education, training, schooling.

Moby Thesaurus

catechization, coaching, didactics, direction, edification, education, enlightenment, guidance, illumination, information, instruction, pedagogics, pedagogy, preparation, private teaching, programmed instruction, reeducation, schooling, self-instruction, self-teaching, spoon-feeding, teaching, training, tutelage, tutorage, tutoring, tutorship


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