What does educate mean?

Definitions for educate
ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪted·u·cate

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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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Educate

    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, -ātumeducĕree, out, ducĕre, to lead.]

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  1. Verbs Frequency

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

How to pronounce educate?

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    Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say educate in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of educate in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of educate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of educate in a Sentence

  1. Delaney Tarr:

    A teacher’s job is to educate, not defend.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Often we read to conform but not to educate.

  3. Mark Kantrowitz:

    It is cheaper to educate than to incarcerate.

  4. Beth Wilkinson:

    He thought the purpose was to educate other doctors.

  5. Gina Warkentin:

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

Images & Illustrations of educate

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