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Synonyms for educate
ˈɛdʒ ʊˌkeɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. educate(verb)

    give an education to

    "We must educate our youngsters better"

    Synonyms:
    school, civilize, cultivate, develop, prepare, train, civilise

  2. train, develop, prepare, educate(verb)

    create by training and teaching

    "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future"

    Synonyms:
    rail, rise, originate, coach, prepare, get, build up, civilise, cook, fix, develop, uprise, get up, gear up, organize, take, recrudesce, civilize, make, arise, spring up, modernize, grow, take aim, train, evolve, trail, groom, aim, explicate, direct, organise, produce, germinate, ready, set up, school, discipline, modernise, make grow, cultivate, break, condition, formulate, set, machinate, devise, acquire, check

  3. educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise(verb)

    teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment

    "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry"

    Synonyms:
    aim, groom, naturalise, cultivate, civilize, school, develop, discipline, take aim, rail, work, domesticate, check, coach, condition, direct, train, trail, take, naturalize, tame, civilise, crop, prepare

Wiktionary

  1. educate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    instruct, teach

  2. educate(verb)

    to instruct or train

    Synonyms:
    instruct, teach

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. educate

    To teach is simply to communicate knowledge; to instruct (originally, to build in or into, put in order) is to impart knowledge with special method and completeness; instruct has also an authoritative sense nearly equivalent to command. To educate is to draw out or develop harmoniously the mental powers, and, in the fullest sense, the moral powers as well. To train is to direct to a certain result powers already existing. Train is used in preference to educate when the reference is to the inferior animals or to the physical powers of man; as, to train a horse; to train the hand or eye. To discipline is to bring into habitual and complete subjection to authority; discipline is a severe word, and is often used as a euphemism for punish; to be thoroughly effective in war, soldiers must be disciplined as well as trained. To nurture is to furnish the care and sustenance necessary for physical, mental, and moral growth; nurture is a more tender and homelike word than educate. Compare EDUCATION.

    Synonyms:
    discipline, drill, enlighten, give instruction, give lessons, inculcate, indoctrinate, inform, initiate, instill, instruct, nurture, school, teach, train, tutor

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. educate

    Synonyms:
    instruct, nurture, discipline, train, teach, develop, ground, school, initiate

    Antonyms:
    miseducate, misinstruct, misnurture

Editors Contribution

  1. upskill

    Submitted by acronimous on January 11, 2018  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. educate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    train, discipline, teach, instruct, nurture, breed, school, EDIFY, drill, bring up, develop the faculties of, form the mind and character of

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. educate(v)

    Synonyms:
    teach, instruct, school, nurture, edify, enlighten

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How to use educate in a sentence?

  1. Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg:

    I had an opportunity to work on those things at a place known for being very strong at it and for the kind of training that helps educate for that, and it felt like the missing piece of my education, i wasn't sure consulting was going to be for me for the long term. But I knew that I could grow and do that, and I do think it's, it could be distinguishing relative to people have no business experience at a time where we got to demonstrate that you can be progressive, pro-labor and reasonably knowledgeable about business too.

  2. Never Too Young:

    It's so important to get this information out to other patients and survivors, the bigger issue is, how do we educate young people and medical professionals on the increase of young-onset colorectal cancer?

  3. Horace Sheffield:

    I couldn't go to school and educate my kids at the same time.

  4. Richard Davies:

    We have a collective duty to care for our environment and for New Zealand, and there have been a number of initiatives to help educate local and international campers on how to camp responsibility, and funding for infrastructure to help local bodies to address the issues that can arise.

  5. Rick Nolan:

    Absolutely, if we can educate her in the presence here, and bring her to a better place that’s more in keeping with where we’d like to see this country go, Hallelujah.


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