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
Often we read to conform but not to educate.
My intention is to educate people, not to offend anyone.
Do we need to educate somebody on how to pick up the phone?
I couldn't go to school and educate my kids at the same time.
Educate the heart -- educate the heart. Let us have good men.
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Translations for educate
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- 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
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