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Definition 1: create by training and teaching - [verb of cognition]

Samples where educate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for educate in the sense of this definition

(educate is a kind of ...) impart skills or knowledge to

"I taught them French" "He instructed me in building a boat"

(... is a kind of educate ) teach new skills

"We must retrain the linguists who cannot find employment"

(... is a kind of educate ) train in the military, e.g., in the use of weapons

(... is a kind of educate ) train (a pet) to live cleanly in a house

(... is a kind of educate ) train (a small child) to use the toilet

(educate has a similar meaning as ...) change the use of and make available or usable

"develop land" "The country developed its natural resources" "The remote areas of the country were gradually built up"

(educate has a similar meaning as ...) undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession

"She is training to be a teacher" "He trained as a legal aid"

(educate has a similar meaning as ...) educate for a future role or function

"He is grooming his son to become his successor" "The prince was prepared to become King one day" "They trained him to be a warrior"

Samples where educate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We must educate our youngsters better

(educate is a kind of ...) to make better

"The editor improved the manuscript with his changes"

(... is a kind of educate ) train for a social environment

"The children must be properly socialized"

(... is a kind of educate ) educate for a future role or function

"He is grooming his son to become his successor" "The prince was prepared to become King one day" "They trained him to be a warrior"

(... is a kind of educate ) educate persons of both sexes together

(... is a kind of educate ) educate in or as if in a school

"The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions"

Samples where educate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for educate in the sense of this definition

(educate is a kind of ...) improve or perfect by pruning or polishing

"refine one's style of writing"

(... is a kind of educate ) make less natural or innocent

"Their manners had sophisticated the young girls"

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