Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of education | Another word for education | What is education?

Definition 1: the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill - [noun denoting act]

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

  • he received no formal education
  • our instruction was carefully programmed
  • good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded

Synonyms for education in the sense of this definition

(education is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of education ) an educational plan in which students alternate between paid employment and formal study

(... is a kind of education ) a method of coordinated classroom teaching involving a team of teachers working together with a single group of students

(... is a kind of education ) education beyond the elementary grades; provided by a high school or college preparatory school

(... is a kind of education ) education provided by a college or university

(... is a kind of education ) educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum

(... is a kind of education ) an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students

(... is a kind of education ) education in elementary subjects (reading and writing and arithmetic) provided to young students at a grade school

(... is a kind of education ) education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings

"he took a course in basket weaving" "flirting is not unknown in college classes"

(... is a kind of education ) a program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time

(... is a kind of education ) education of men and women in the same institutions

(education is a part of ...) a task assigned for individual study

"he did the lesson for today"

(education is a part of ...) preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

(education is a part of ...) the part of a student's work that is done in the classroom

(education is a part of ...) a school task requiring considerable effort

(education is the domain which ... is member of) the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979

(education is the domain which ... is member of) (education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education)

(education is the domain which ... is member of) the gradual process of acquiring knowledge

"education is a preparation for life" "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"

(education is the domain which ... is member of) a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules

(education is the domain which ... is member of) the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

(education is the domain which ... is member of) a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education)

"tuition and room and board were more than $25,000"

Definition 2: the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university) - [noun denoting act]

(education is a kind of ...) an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

(... is a kind of education ) the profession of a teacher

"he prepared for teaching while still in college" "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"

(education belongs to category ...) the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill

"he received no formal education" "our instruction was carefully programmed" "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"

Definition 3: the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior) - [noun denoting attribute]

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

  • a woman of breeding and refinement

Synonyms for education in the sense of this definition

(education is a kind of ...) properties acquired during a person's formative years

Definition 4: knowledge acquired by learning and instruction - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • it was clear that he had a very broad education

(education is a kind of ...) the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

(... is a kind of education ) training in the development of and care for the human body; stresses athletics; includes hygiene

(... is a kind of education ) the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities

"a man of experience" "experience is the best teacher"

(... is a kind of education ) profound scholarly knowledge

(... is a kind of education ) education that results in understanding and the spread of knowledge

(... is a kind of education ) education or instruction in the fundamentals of a field of knowledge

"he lacks the foundation necessary for advanced study" "a good grounding in mathematics"

Definition 5: the gradual process of acquiring knowledge - [noun denoting cognition]

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

  • education is a preparation for life
  • a girl's education was less important than a boy's

(education is a kind of ...) the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

"the child's acquisition of language"

(... is a kind of education ) the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure

(... is a kind of education ) becoming proficient in the use of something; having mastery of

"his mastering the art of cooking took a long time"

(... is a kind of education ) the process of educating yourself

(... is a kind of education ) the process of being formally educated at a school

"what will you do when you finish school?"

(... is a kind of education ) education of physically or mentally handicapped children whose needs cannot be met in an ordinary classroom

(... is a kind of education ) training for a specific vocation in industry or agriculture or trade

(education belongs to category ...) the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill

"he received no formal education" "our instruction was carefully programmed" "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"

Definition 6: the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979 - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for education in the sense of this definition

(education is a kind of ...) a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States

(education belongs to category ...) the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill

"he received no formal education" "our instruction was carefully programmed" "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"

More words

Another word for educatee

Another word for educated

Another word for educate

Another word for eduard buchner

Another word for edta

Another word for education department

Another word for education secretary

Another word for educational

Another word for educational activity

Another word for educational institution


Other word for educational institution

educational institution meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce educational institution