- n a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
- n someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
- n a student who holds a scholarship
- A scholar has rocked the world of biblical study with her claim that the Essenes, long attributed as the authors of the Dead Sea Scrolls, never existed.
- Most scholars and critics would agree that King Lear is the greatest play of 1605 but is it better than Don Quixote, published the same year?.
- In 1889 the late great Joseph Pulitzer, publisher of the famed New York World, established a scholarship fund for poor boys.
- Barack Obama in Automated Trader
Byrd was "an authoritative scholar, respected leader, and unparalleled champion of our Constitution," Obama said in a statement.
- Richard Epstein in The Associated Press
She never wanted to be a great scholar,said Richard Epstein, a fellow professor. "She wanted to teach, but with an eye to something else."
- John J Degioia in United Press International
Over the course of his distinguished career as priest, lawyer, public servant, activist, and scholar in Washington and around the world he touched and inspired innumerable lives,DeGioia wrote.