Word family noun education educationalist educationist educator adjective educateduneducated educational educableineducable educative verb educate adverb educationally
From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
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educateed‧u‧cate /ˈedjʊkeɪt $ ˈedʒə-/ ●●○ verb [transitive] 1 SEto teach a child at a school, college, or university The Ormerod School educates handicapped educated at something He was educated at Bristol University.Grammar Educate is often passive in this meaning.see thesaurus at teach2 to give someone information about a particular subject, or to show them a better way to do somethingteacheducate somebody about/in/on something a campaign to educate teenagers about HIV
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educateA school was established in the former dovecote, where local children as well as those of the family were educated.Youngsters must be educated about the dangers of drugs.Many of the women had been educated at the best universities abroad.He was educated at top school Ampleforth - not Eton as many believe.And young people need to be educated in new ways to be employable.They had to be educated on both domestic and international competition.We need to educate people so that they understand the importance of a good, healthy diet.Only a little more educated than his neighbors, he senses trouble.I was trying to educate the children and what we have done is actually in science, educated the staff.In this new economy, smart businesses rely on an educated workforce to thrive.What we're trying to do is to educate young people to be responsible educated at somethingHe was educated at a school in Ilkley and at Balliol College, Oxford.He was educated at Bluecoat School, London.He was educated at home and in 1831 was apprenticed to Martin, Dixon & Co. of Liverpool.He was educated at the King's School, Rochester.He was educated at the village school in Fridaythorpe.
Origin educate (1400-1500) Latin past participle of educare to bring up, educate