matriculate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v matriculate enroll as a student
    • n matriculate someone who has been admitted to a college or university
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Matriculate Matriculated.
    • v. t Matriculate To enroll; to enter in a register; "In discovering and matriculating the arms of commissaries from North America."
    • v. i Matriculate To go though the process of admission to membership, as by examination and enrollment, in a society or college.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • matriculate To enter in a register; register; enroll; especially, to enter or admit to membership in a body or society, particularly in a college or university, by enrolling one's name in a register.
    • matriculate To become a member of any body or society, especially a college or university, by having one's name entered in a register.
    • matriculate Matriculated; admitted; enrolled.
    • n matriculate One who has been admitted to membership of a body, as a college or university, by enrolment in its register.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Matriculate ma-trik′ū-lāt to admit to membership by entering one's name in a register, esp. in a college
    • v.i Matriculate to become a member of a college, university, &c., by being enrolled
    • n Matriculate one admitted to membership in a society
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. matricula, a public roll or register, dim. of matrix, a mother, in respect to propagation, also, a public register. See Matrix

Usage

In literature:

And she forced on the timorous Prue a quarter as her matriculation fee.
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
Some of these matriculates are physically weak.
"College Teaching" by Paul Klapper
Frederik Hjalmar Johansen, lieutenant in the Reserve, was born at Skien in 1867, and matriculated at the University in 1886.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
He managed to pass the Matriculation and determined to go to College.
"Stories from Tagore" by Rabindranath Tagore
But what I do know is that never, never since, has the question found place in the Matriculation papers of the University of London.
"John Bull, Junior" by Max O'Rell
He went early in the autumn when he was seventeen, and McCalloway, who accompanied and matriculated him, came away smiling.
"The Tempering" by Charles Neville Buck
In 1569 he matriculated at Augsburg, and devoted himself to chemistry for two years (1570-1572).
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 4" by Various
There are in all 25 professors and some 900 matriculated students.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1" by Various
Matriculated at London University 1866.
"A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations" by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
The number of matriculated students during the same period was 7154, as against 5488 in the preceding summer term.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
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In poetry:

Eleazar and the big chief harangued and gesticulated;
They founded Dartmouth College, and the big chief matriculated.
Eleazar was the faculty, and the whole curriculum
Was five hundred gallons of New England rum.
Fill the Bowl up! Fill the bowl up!
"Eleazar Wheelock" by Richard Hovey

In news:

Her matriculation to Brown University drew headlines and media coverage.
In the next two weeks, all five Teton County high schools will hold matriculation ceremonies.
Based on a novel by Paulo Lins, it takes place in the 1960s and 70s in a lawless slum of Rio de Janeiro where feral youths eagerly matriculate into bloodthirsty street gangs.
Matriculation Rates of African American students: 95.
Beth Hauscarriague, Dean of Outreach, Enrollment and Matriculation .
INTERVIEWS Matthew E. Jazzbo Matriculator Unfurls Boldly Personal Sound On Epic Debut.
Thousands of University of Mississippi students have enrolled, matriculated and graduated without ever seeing an official mascot.
MARIETTA, Ohio — Jordanne Light (Class of '16) of Fayetteville, this fall matriculated at Marietta College as part of the Class of 2016.
Quarterbacks, especially those smart enough to matriculate at Rice University, will find you.
With candor, wit and all seriousness, the Hall of Fame "great" explained to more than 80 youth at the Ron Brown Youth Entrepreneur Summit his kernels of success and how he matriculated from athlete to businessman.
They have to get good grades, and we have a 96 percent matriculation rate of our kids, as opposed to 50-some percent in the inner city .
Armed with self-confidence, stellar SAT scores, and ambition, they matriculated at some of the top colleges in the US, majoring in subjects like English, history, and philosophy.
No need to park far away in a garage, use a valet service or matriculate through a maze of hallways.
Each spring as students graduate, then again in the fall as others matriculate, the subject of student loans and educational debt rears its head, and the finger pointing starts.
Plus, we're pretty sure Japanese Bookbinding wasn't offered where you matriculated.
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