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Adjective: educated  'e-jû,key-tid
  1. Characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved
    "an educated guess";
    - enlightened
  2. Possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
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]

See also: civilised [Brit], civilized, enlightened, informed, intellectual, knowing, knowledgable, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, literate, numerate, self-educated, semiliterate, well-educated, well-read, well-versed

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

Antonym: uneducated

Encyclopedia: Educated