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  Definition of education
  1. the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
  2. the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good teaching is seldom rewarded"
  3. the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); "a woman of breeding and refinement"
  4. the gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl''s education was less important than a boy''s"
  5. knowledge acquired by learning and instruction; "it was clear that he had a very broad education"
  6. the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
Similar Words: instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity, training, breeding, Department of Education, Education Department, Education

 

Hyponyms: teaching, instruction, pedagogy, coeducation, course, course of study, course of instruction, class, elementary education, extension, extension service, university extension, extracurricular activity, higher education, secondary education, work-study program, acculturation, assimilation, mastering, self-education, self-cultivation, school, schooling, special education, vocational training, vocational education, physical education, experience, eruditeness, erudition, learnedness, learning, scholarship, encyclopedism, encyclopaedism, enlightenment, foundation, grounding

 

Derivational Morphology: educate, train, develop, prepare, teach, learn, instruct, school, cultivate, civilize, civilise

 

Anagrams: Noctuidae

 

 
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