HyperDic: education

English > 6 senses of the word education / Education:
NOUNacteducation, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activitythe activities of educating / educating or instructing
cognitioneducationknowledge acquired by learning and instruction
cognitioneducationthe gradual process of acquiring knowledge
acteducationthe profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university / university)
attributeeducation, training, breedingthe result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
groupEducation, Department of Education, Education Departmentthe United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students)
education / Education > pronunciation
Soundseh.jhahkey'shahn; eh.jhyuwkey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > education: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe activities of educating / educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill.
Example"he received no formal education"
Synonymsinstruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activity
Category ofDepartment of Education, Education Department, EducationThe United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students)
academic program(education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education)
educationThe profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university / university)
educationThe gradual process of acquiring knowledge
point systemA system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules
tuition, tuition feeA fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education)
Partsclassroom projectA school task requiring considerable effort
classworkThe part of a student's work that is done in the classroom
homework, prep, preparationpreparatory school work done outside school / school (especially at home)
lessonA task assigned for individual study
Narrowercoeducationeducation of men and women in the same institutions
continuing educationA program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time
course, course of study, course of instruction, classeducation imparted in a series of lessons or meetings
elementary educationeducation in elementary subjects (reading and writing and arithmetic) provided to young students at a grade school
extension, extension service, university extensionAn educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities / universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students
extracurricular activityeducational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum
higher educationeducation provided by a college or university / university
secondary educationeducation beyond the elementary grades
team teachingA method of coordinated classroom teaching involving a team of teachers working together with a single group of students
work-study programAn educational plan in which students alternate between paid employment and formal study
BroaderactivityAny specific behavior
Spanishdidáctica, educación, enseñanza, instrucción, pedagogía
Catalaneducació, ensenyament, ensenyança, instrucció
Adjectiveseducationalproviding knowledge
Nounseducationist, educationalista specialist in the theory of education
Verbseducatecreate by training and teaching
educategive an education to
English > education: 6 senses > noun 2, cognition
Meaningknowledge acquired by learning and instruction.
Example"it was clear that he had a very broad education"
Narrowerenlightenmenteducation that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge
eruditeness, erudition, learnedness, learning, scholarship, encyclopedism, encyclopaedismprofound scholarly knowledge
experienceThe accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
foundation, groundingeducation or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge
physical educationtraining in the development of and care for the human body
Broadercontent, cognitive content, mental objectThe sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned
Spanisheducación, formación, instrucción
Catalaneducació, formació, instrucció
Nounseducationist, educationalista specialist in the theory of education
Verbseducatecreate by training and teaching
English > education: 6 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe gradual process of acquiring knowledge.
Examples
  • "education is a preparation for life"
  • "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"
Categoryeducation, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activityThe activities of educating / educating or instructing
Narroweracculturation, assimilationThe process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure
masteringBecoming proficient in the use of something
school, schoolingThe process of being formally educated at a school
self-education, self-cultivationThe process of educating / educating yourself
special educationeducation of physically or mentally handicapped children whose needs cannot be met in an ordinary classroom
vocational training, vocational educationtraining for a specific vocation in industry or agriculture or trade
Broaderlearning, acquisitionThe cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge
Spanisheducación
Catalaneducació
Adjectiveseducationalrelating to the process of education
Nounseducationist, educationalista specialist in the theory of education
Verbseducatecreate by training and teaching
English > education: 6 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university / university).
Categoryeducation, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activityThe activities of educating / educating or instructing
Narrowerteaching, instruction, pedagogyThe profession of a teacher
BroaderprofessionAn occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)
Spanisheducación
Catalaneducació
Nounseducationist, educationalista specialist in the theory of education
Verbseducatecreate by training and teaching
educategive an education to
English > education: 6 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior).
Synonymstraining, breeding
BroaderupbringingProperties acquired during a person's formative years
Spanisheducación, instrucción
Catalaneducació, instrucció
Verbseducateteach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
English > Education: 6 senses > noun 6, group
MeaningThe United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979.
SynonymsDepartment of Education, Education Department
Categoryeducation, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activityThe activities of educating / educating or instructing
Broaderexecutive departmentA federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States
Spanishministerio de educación
Catalanministeri d'educació
Verbseducategive an education to

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