working together with another person or group of people to achieve something collaboration to develop a close connection or relationship with someone to bond with someone an amount of money given by a school or university to an excellent student, so that he or she can afford the school fees a scholarship to speak too proudly about what you have done to boast a person who is receiving training in how to do a job a trainee in the care of someone who is able to do something well in good hands the ability to do something well competence to not have something or not have enough of it to lack