educate

Definitions

  • The best education that money can buy
    The best education that money can buy
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v educate create by training and teaching "The old master is training world-class violinists","we develop the leaders for the future"
    • v educate give an education to "We must educate our youngsters better"
    • v educate teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment "Cultivate your musical taste","Train your tastebuds","She is well schooled in poetry"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Families who do turn off the television during meals tend to eat healthier. This was regardless of family income, or education
    • educate To impart knowledge and mental and moral training to; develop mentally and morally by instruction; cultivate; qualify by instruction and training for the business and duties of life.
    • educate Synonyms To teach, rear, discipline, develop, nurture, breed, indoctrinate, school, drill.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Andrew Johnson, was the only self-educated tailor. He is the only President to make his own clothes as well as his cabinet's.
    • v.t Educate ed′ū-kāt to bring up children: to train: to teach: to cultivate any power
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Quotations

  • John Holt
    John Holt
    “People should be free to find or make for themselves the kinds of educational experience they want their children to have.”
  • Alice James
    Alice James
    “I wonder whether if I had an education I should have been more or less a fool that I am.”
  • John F. Kennedy
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    “Our progress as a nation can be no swifter than our progress in education. The human mind is our fundamental resource.”
  • Francis Keppel
    Francis Keppel
    “Education is too important to be left solely to the educators.”
  • Jean De La Bruyere
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    “The regeneration of society is the regeneration of society by individual education.”
  • Wendell Phillips
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    “The best education in the world is that got by struggling to get a living.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. educāre, -ātumeducĕree, out, ducĕre, to lead.

Usage

In literature:

We know the value of free education.
"Mizora: A Prophecy" by Mary E. Bradley
You will have to carry on your own moral education at the same time that you are educating your children.
"The World's Greatest Books--Volume 14--Philosophy and Economics" by Various
But most of us don't earn it that way, and most of these educated folks not earnin' a livin' with their education.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States from Interviews with Former Slaves, Arkansas Narratives, Part 4" by Work Projects Administration
Said they'd come to Siwash for a college education, not for a course of etymology in a workhouse.
"At Good Old Siwash" by George Fitch
The educational system culminates in the university, which is devoted chiefly to technical and professional education.
"Colleges in America" by John Marshall Barker
Many men are highly educated in their calling who were never educated for it.
"Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel" by Frank G. Allen
There is as much learning in watching others being educated as there is in appearing to be educated one's self.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
Negro education, immediately after the war in most cases, was begun too nearly at the point where New England education had ended.
"The Future of the American Negro" by Booker T. Washington
Among educators as well as among members of the general public a spirit of educational unrest has developed.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
He was educated in his native city, and, becoming a merchant, amassed a fortune in business.
"Southern Literature From 1579-1895" by Louise Manly
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In poetry:

The precise fool, who’s not seen him
Going through the world by rule?
He performs in life’s pavilion
Like an educated mule.
"Fools" by Joseph Warren Watson
Dare any call Permissiveness
An educational success?
Saner those class-rooms which I sat in,
Compelled to study Greek and Latin.
"Doggerel" by W H Auden
Now it happens
That some one whispered in his ear to-day,
There lives hard by a Jew, who educates
A Christian child as his own daughter.
"Nathan The Wise - Act IV" by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
“But hang expenses!” I exclaimed,
“I’ll give him education:
A ‘nig’ is better when he’s tamed,
Perhaps, than a Caucasian.
"Peter the Piccaninny" by Henry Kendall
And I learned how to kiss and be merry- an
Education left better unsung.
My neglect of the waters Pierian
Was a scandal, when Grandma was young.
"The Little Old Lady In Lavender Silk" by Dorothy Parker
By education to religion train'd,
The soul its direful weight of ills sustain'd!
And faith, with broad, and ever piercing eye,
Pointed its passage to the opening sky.
"Lines" by Judith Sargent Murray

In news:

The Jericho Educational Foundation continues to support and enrich the community by funding projects that will enhance the standard of educational excellence in the Jericho School District.
As a teenager in China, Chris Chen was sent to a farm for three years of re-education--"in hindsight, the best education," he says.
The Midwest has sex education, the South, the theory of evolution -– timeworn and tired education debates both.
In what appears to be a blow to the governor's sweeping educational voucher program, the State Department of Education told reporters on Wednesday that only around 9,000 students applied for the funds.
This was written by Mark Phillips, professor of secondary education at San Francisco State University and author of a monthly column on education for the Marin Independent Journal.
In the eyes of some education observers, 'Waiting for "Superman" ' oversimplifies the problems facing US students and implies an education reform silver bullet for struggling public schools.
The acquisition strengthens McGraw-Hill Education's position as a leader in dynamic math education technology and expands company offerings that address Common Core State Standards.
The IQ Certification Board has created and is marketing a new educational tri-fold brochure for IQ-certified installers to provide potential customers to educate them on the difference certification makes.
Children from disadvantaged backgrounds need more education, not less education.
MOUNT VERNON — Dave Southward , superintendent of the Knox County Educational Service Center, is retiring after serving 40 years as an educator.
The event honored LICOP leader Arlene Barresi, at left, who is former president of the para-educator chapter of the BOCES Educators of Eastern Suffolk.
Herndon-based Strayer Education became the latest for-profit higher-education company to post continued declines in income and enrollment last week, as the industry struggles with economic and regulatory pressures.
Kindred has been appointed by The Council for The Advancement of Support of Education Europe to raise awareness of higher education philanthropy.
Solar power capacity on higher-education campuses has grown 450 percent over the last three years, the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) reports.
This refers not only to individual workers' education levels, but also to the presence of educational institutions.
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In science:

This work was supported by the Program P1-0044 of the Ministery of Higher Education, Science and Technology of Republic of Slovenia and by AFOSR grant number?? Special thanks to prof.
Ergodic Theory and Visualization II: Visualization of Resonances and Periodic Sets
We look forward to suggestions and guidance from the physics education community.
The Schroedinger equation as the time evolution of a deterministic and reversible process
This work was partly supported by the National Research Foundation and Ministry of Education (Singapore).
Second Quantized Kolmogorov Complexity
One must consider the obtained QGP rates as an educated guess.
Fast Generators of Direct Photons
We acknowledge financial support by the grants MSM6840770039 and LC06002 of the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sports of the Czech Republic.
Factor complexity of infinite words associated with non-simple Parry numbers
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