What does Education mean?

Definitions for Education
ˌɛdʒ ʊˈkeɪ ʃəned·u·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activitynoun

    the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill

    "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"

  2. educationnoun

    knowledge acquired by learning and instruction

    "it was clear that he had a very broad education"

  3. educationnoun

    the gradual process of acquiring knowledge

    "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"

  4. educationnoun

    the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

  5. education, training, breedingnoun

    the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

    "a woman of breeding and refinement"

  6. Department of Education, Education Department, Educationnoun

    the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979

Wiktionary

  1. educationnoun

    The process or art of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment

    A good teacher is essential for a good education

  2. educationnoun

    Facts, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally

  3. Etymology: From educatio, from educo, from educo. See educate.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Educationnoun

    Formation of manners in youth; the manner of breeding youth; nurture.

    Etymology: from educate.

    Education and instruction are the means, the one by use, the other by precept, to make our natural faculty of reason both the better and the sooner to judge rightly between truth and error, good and evil. Richard Hooker, b. i. s. 6.

    All nations have agreed in the necessity of a strict education, which consisted in the observance of moral duties. Jonathan Swift.

Wikipedia

  1. Education

    Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, morals, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include teaching, training, storytelling, discussion and directed research. Education frequently takes place under the guidance of educators, however learners can also educate themselves. Education can take place in formal or informal settings and any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts may be considered educational. The methodology of teaching is called pedagogy. Formal education is commonly divided formally into such stages as preschool or kindergarten, primary school, secondary school and then college, university, or apprenticeship. There are movements for education reforms, such as for improving quality and efficiency of education towards applicable relevance in the students' lives and efficient problem solving in modern or future society at large or for evidence-based education methodologies. A right to education has been recognized by some governments and the United Nations. Global initiatives aim at achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4, which promotes quality education for all. In most regions, education is compulsory up to a certain age.

ChatGPT

  1. education

    Education is the process of acquiring knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes through various structured methods such as teaching, training, studying, or research. It encompasses a broad range of activities that foster intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development, enabling individuals to understand the world around them, make informed decisions, and effectively contribute to society. Education can take place in formal settings like schools or universities as well as informal environments such as homes, communities, or workplaces.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Educationnoun

    the act or process of educating; the result of educating, as determined by the knowledge skill, or discipline of character, acquired; also, the act or process of training by a prescribed or customary course of study or discipline; as, an education for the bar or the pulpit; he has finished his education

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Education

    as conceived of by Ruskin, and alone worthy of the name, "the leading human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them"; and attained, "not by telling a man what he knew not, but by making him what he was not."

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. education

    A form of self-delusion by those who muff every good wheeze.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Education

    Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.

Editors Contribution

  1. education

    To educate for a specific purpose.

    Education is vital across the world to ensure we all work in unity and harmony with each other, the animals and nature.


    Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Education' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #317

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Education' in Written Corpus Frequency: #715

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Education' in Nouns Frequency: #110

Anagrams for Education »

  1. auctioned

  2. cautioned

  3. coadunite

  4. noctuidae

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Education in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Education in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Education in a Sentence

  1. John Lubbock:

    A wise system of education will at last teach us how little man yet knows, how much he has still to learn.

  2. Stanley Litow:

    You see transformational activities in education that have taken place from time to time in the U.S. Like the end of the Second World War, for instance, they made high school mandatory, which opened up that option for a large number of students. It was transformative and led partially to America’s preeminence in the 20th century, i think the story of these six kids graduating now brings it home. Overwhelmingly it’s the children of color, who come from low-income backgrounds who a lot of people are not betting on.

  3. Mira Sorvino:

    Primary and especially secondary education is extremely important in preventing trafficking, it allows children to develop critical thinking skills to be able to defend themselves from traffickers and to have the skills that will enable them to have gainful employment to be able to support their families in other ways than being sexually exploited.

  4. Yale University Professor Carlos Eire:

    They say ‘But they get free health care and free education,’ the Third Reich did too, but nobody would praise the Nazis.

  5. Laura Perille:

    I'm grateful to Mayor Walsh for funding this important program, and making sure that girls in BPS don't have to choose between taking care of their health, and going to class, offering free, easily accessible menstrual supplies means that more students will have access to the supplies they need, and are able to stay in class and focus on their education.

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4 Comments
  • Uwimana Berthilde
    Uwimana Berthilde
    Without education,without civisation in the world
    LikeReply8 years ago
  • Ipyana Eddy
    Ipyana Eddy
    Education also may be defined as the whole process of acquiring knowledge,values, skills, and attitudes with an ability of exercising what has been acquired in the society
    LikeReply 28 years ago
  • Richard Lawrence
    Richard Lawrence
    Education is an all-round development of individual which is enjoyed by the recipient and his relations, the community, the society and wherever he goes. All-round development include the spiritual, physical, social and mental aspect. Any of the four mentioned aspects that is lacked by an individual becomes a minus to him. Each person therefore ought to try and acquire an "all-round education." 
    LikeReply 29 years ago
  • Cleverson JM Andrew Mbwilo
    Cleverson JM Andrew Mbwilo
    EDUCATION- is the process of facilitating learning, because education involves sharing of ideas between teacher and learner.
    LikeReply10 years ago

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