Noun scholar has 3 senses
  1. scholar, scholarly person, student - a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines
    --1 is a kind of intellectual, intellect
    --1 has particulars:
     academician, schoolman; alumnus, alumna, alum, graduate, grad; Arabist; bibliographer; bibliophile, booklover, book lover; Cabalist, Kabbalist; doctor, Dr.; goliard; historian, historiographer; humanist; initiate, learned person, pundit, savant; licentiate; Masorete, Massorete, Masorite; master; mujtihad; musicologist; pedant, bookworm, scholastic; philosopher; postdoc, post doc; reader; Renaissance man; Renaissance man, generalist; salutatorian, salutatory speaker; scholiast; Schoolman, medieval Schoolman; Sinologist; theologian, theologist, theologizer, theologiser; valedictorian, valedictory speaker; Vedist; Crichton, James Crichton, The Admirable Crichton; Lorenzo de Medici, Lorenzo the Magnificent; Malone, Edmund Malone, Edmond Malone; Varro, Marcus Terentius Varro
  2. learner, scholar, assimilator - someone (especially a child) who learns (as from a teacher) or takes up knowledge or beliefs
    --2 is a kind of person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul
    --2 has particulars:
     memorizer, memoriser; quick study, sponge; swot, grind, nerd, wonk, dweeb; tutee
  3. scholar - a student who holds a scholarship
    --3 is a kind of
    student, pupil, educatee
    --3 has particulars: Rhodes scholar