Definitions for educateˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. educate(verb)

    give an education to

    "We must educate our youngsters better"

  2. 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"

  3. 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"

Wiktionary

  1. educate(Verb)

    to instruct or train

  2. Origin: From educatus, past participle of educare, frequentive of educere, past participle eductus, from e + ducere

Webster Dictionary

  1. Educate(verb)

    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

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'educate' in Verbs Frequency: #751

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Often we read to conform but not to educate.

  2. Gina Warkentin:

    My intention is to educate people, not to offend anyone.

  3. Ed Lee:

    Do we need to educate somebody on how to pick up the phone?

  4. Hiram Powers:

    Educate the heart -- educate the heart. Let us have good men.

  5. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Educate your mind, knowledge is power. Guard your heart, life springs from it.

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