HyperDic: educate

English > 3 senses of the word educate:
VERBsocialeducategive an education to
cognitioneducate, train, develop, preparecreate by training and teaching
socialeducate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civiliseteach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
educate > pronunciation
Soundseh'jhahkey.t; eh'jhyuwkey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > educate: 3 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningGive an education to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"We must educate our youngsters better"
Narrowerco-educate, coeducateeducate persons of both sexes together
prepare, groom, trainEducate for a future role or function
schooleducate in or as if in a school
socialize, socialisetrain for a social environment
Broaderbetter, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorateTo make better
Spanisheducar
Catalaneducar
Adjectiveseducativeresulting in education
NounsEducationthe United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students)
educateea learner who is enrolled in an educational institution
educationthe activities of educating / educating or instructing
educationthe profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university / university)
educatorsomeone who educates young people
English > educate: 3 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningcreate by training and teaching.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymstrain, develop, prepare
Narrowerdrilltrain in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons
housebreak, house-traintrain (a pet) to live cleanly in a house
retrainteach new skills
toilet-traintrain (a small child) to use the toilet
Broaderteach, learn, instructImpart skills or knowledge to
Similar tobuild up, developchange the use of and make available or usable
prepare, groom, trainEducate for a future role or function
train, prepareUndergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
Spanishadiestrar, amaestrar, capacitar, educar, entrenar, formar, industriar, preparar
Catalancapacitar, educar, ensinistrar, entrenar, formar, instruir
Adjectiveseducativeresulting in education
Nounseducationthe activities of educating / educating or instructing
educationthe profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university / university)
educationknowledge acquired by learning and instruction
educationthe gradual process of acquiring knowledge
English > educate: 3 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningTeach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsschool, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise
Narrowersophisticatemake less natural or innocent
Broaderpolish, refine, fine-tune, downimprove or perfect by pruning or polishing
Spanishcivilizar, cultivar, educar
Catalancivilitzar, educar
Nounseducationthe result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

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