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Verb: educate  'e-jû,keyt
  1. Give an education to
    "We must educate our youngsters better"
  2. Create by training and teaching
    "The old master is educating world-class violinists";
    - train, develop, prepare
  3. Teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
    "She is well educated in poetry";
    - school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise [Brit]

Derived forms: educating, educates, educated

Type of: ameliorate, amend, better, down [informal], fine-tune, improve, instruct, learn, meliorate, mend, polish, refine, teach

Encyclopedia: Educate