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"
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ed′ū-kāt, v.t. to bring up children: to train: to teach: to cultivate any power.—adj. Ed′ucable.—n. Educā′tion, the bringing up or training, as of a child: instruction: strengthening of the powers of body or mind.—adj. Educā′tional.—adv. Educā′tionally.—n. Educā′tionist, one skilled in methods of educating or teaching: one who promotes education.—adj. Ed′ucative, of or pertaining to education: calculated to teach.—n. Ed′ucator. [L. educāre, -ātum—educĕre—e, out, ducĕre, to lead.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'educate' in Verbs Frequency: #751
The numerical value of educate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of educate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
To educate a man in mind, and not in morals, is to educate a menace to society.
If you educate a man you educate a person, but if you educate a woman you educate a family.
if you educate a man you educate an individual but if you educate a woman you educate a whole nation
We really have a long way to go both to educate the public, educate legislatures and educate (insurance companies) that this is safe, it's effective, and it increases long-term survival.
The surest way to keep a people down is to educate the men and neglect the women. If you educate a man you simply educate an individual, but if you educate a woman, you educate a family.
Images & Illustrations of educate
Translations for educate
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- обучавам, тренирам, образовамBulgarian
- শিক্ষা দেওয়াBengali
- educar, instruirSpanish
- kouluttaa, kasvattaaFinnish
- ionnsaich, teagaisg, foghlaimScottish Gaelic
- educare, istruireItalian
- instruir, ensinar, educarPortuguese
- educa, instruiRomanian
- обуча́ть, воспита́ть, воспи́тывать, обучи́тьRussian
- edukoj, arsimojAlbanian
Get even more translations for educate »
Find a translation for the educate definition in other languages:
Select another language: