Definitions for educateˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ed•u•cate*ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt(v.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.
(v.t.)to develop the faculties and powers of (a person) by instruction or schooling.
to qualify by instruction or training for a particular calling or practice.
to provide education for; send to school.
to develop or train (the ear, taste, etc.).
to impart knowledge to; provide with information:
to educate consumers.
(v.i.)to educate a person or group.
* Syn: See teach.
Origin of educate:
1580–90; < L ēducātus, ptp. of ēducāre to bring up, nurture =ē-e - +-ducāre, durative der. of dūcere to lead
give an education to
"We must educate our youngsters better"
train, develop, prepare, educate(verb)
create by training and teaching
"The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future"
educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise(verb)
teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
"Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
to teach sb in school, college, etc.
More children are being educated at home.
to inform sb, or to make sb aware of sth
Teens should be educated about the dangers of driving with cell phones.
to instruct or train
Origin: From educatus, past participle of educare, frequentive of educere, past participle eductus, from e + ducere
to bring /// or guide the powers of, as a child; to develop and cultivate, whether physically, mentally, or morally, but more commonly limited to the mental activities or senses; to expand, strengthen, and discipline, as the mind, a faculty, etc.,; to form and regulate the principles and character of; to prepare and fit for any calling or business by systematic instruction; to cultivate; to train; to instruct; as, to educate a child; to educate the eye or the taste
Translations for educate
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
to train and teach
He was educated at a private school.
- opvoed, onderwysAfrikaans
- يُثَقِّف، يُعَلِّم، يُهَذِبArabic
- educarPortuguese (BR)
- uddanne; underviseDanish
- εκπαιδεύω, μορφώνωGreek
- educar, formarSpanish
- آموزش دادن؛ تربیت کردنFarsi
- faire faire sesétudes à, éduquerFrench
- לְלָמֵד, לְחָנֵךHebrew
- शिक्षा प्रदान करनाHindi
- lavinti, mokytiLithuanian
- audzināt; izglītotLatvian
- utdanne, underviseNorwegian
- آموزش دادن؛ تربیت کردنPersian
- روزل، ښوول، تر بيه كولPashto
- a educa, a instruiRomanian
- давать образованиеRussian
- šolati (se)Slovenian
- เรียน; ศึกษาThai
- 教育Chinese (Trad.)
- виховувати; давати освітуUkrainian
- تعلیم مہیا کرناUrdu
- giáo dụcVietnamese
- 教育Chinese (Simp.)
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