- 1Give intellectual, moral, and social instruction to (someone), typically at a school or university: she was educated at a boarding schoolMore example sentences
- She suggests that the focus of the community college be on educating students and encouraging students to become active and responsible citizens.
- It is devoted to the responsibility of universities in educating their students and preparing them for life in this century.
- How can we as teachers educate students to be more sophisticated laborers?
- 1.1Provide or pay for instruction for (one’s child), especially at a school: she had crises of conscience about how best to educate her youngest childMore example sentences
- That way parents can educate their children in schools that are paid for by the state but not run by the state.
- Boys are given more preference, so the poor families think that one day girl will go after her marriage, so there is no worth of educating a girl child.
- 1.2Give (someone) training in or information on a particular subject: a plan to educate the young on the dangers of drugs [with object and infinitive]: the need to educate people to conserve waterMore example sentences
- Well, it served the purposes of the real corporate aristocracy to let them believe that until they had created the means of training and educating their replacements.
- Thus, now is the best time for all traditional leaders to start educating their subjects on the importance of storing their crops properly.
- You also get the chance to be educated in almost any subject there is and get paid good money to be in the army.
late Middle English: from Latin educat- 'led out', from the verb educare, related to educere 'lead out' (see educe).