Definition and Meanings for educate
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Part of Speech of educate
transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of educate
Meaning of educate
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to bring up or guide the powers of, as a child; to develop and cultivate, whether physically, mentally, or morally, but more commonly limited to the mental activities or senses; to expand, strengthen, and discipline, as the mind, a faculty, etc.; to form and regulate the principles and character of; to prepare and fit for any calling or business by systematic instruction; to cultivate; to train; to instruct; as, to educate a child; to educate the eye or the taste.