1. [ verb ] (education) give an education to

"We must educate our youngsters better"

Related terms: better prepare school co-educate socialize student education educator
2. [ verb ] (education) create by training and teaching
Synonyms: train develop prepare

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

Related terms: teach drill housebreak retrain toilet-train develop train prepare training education education education trainee trainer train
3. [ verb ] (education) train to be discriminative; as of taste or judgment
Synonyms: train civilize cultivate civilise school

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

Related terms: polish gloss sophisticate education civilisation
Similar spelling:   educatee