education

[Ed`u*ca┬Ětion]

The act or process of educating; the result of educating, as determined by the knowledge skill, or discipline of character, acquired; also, the act or process of training by a prescribed or customary course of study or discipline; as, an education for the bar or the pulpit; he has finished his education.

...

The act or process of educating; the result of educating, as determined by the knowledge skill, or discipline of character, acquired; also, the act or process of training by a prescribed or customary course of study or discipline; as, an education for the bar or the pulpit; he has finished his education.

Noun
the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

Noun
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"

Noun
the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); "a woman of breeding and refinement"

Noun
the gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl''s education was less important than a boy''s"

Noun
knowledge acquired by learning and instruction; "it was clear that he had a very broad education"

...

Noun
the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979


n.
The act or process of educating; the result of educating, as determined by the knowledge skill, or discipline of character, acquired; also, the act or process of training by a prescribed or customary course of study or discipline; as, an education for the bar or the pulpit; he has finished his education.


Education

Ed`u*ca"tion , n. [L. educatio; cf. F. '82ducation.] The act or process of educating; the result of educating, as determined by the knowledge skill, or discipline of character, acquired; also, the act or process of training by a prescribed or customary course of study or discipline; as, an education for the bar or the pulpit; he has finished his education.
To prepare us for complete living is the function which education has to discharge.
Syn. -- Education, Instruction, Teaching, Training, Breeding. Education, properly a drawing forth, implies not so much the communication of knowledge as the discipline of the intellect, the establishment of the principles, and the regulation of the heart. Instruction is that part of education which furnishes the mind with knowledge. Teaching is the same, being simply more familiar. It is also applied to practice; as, teaching to speak a language; teaching a dog to do tricks. Training is a department of education in which the chief element is exercise or practice for the purpose of imparting facility in any physical or mental operation. Breeding commonly relates to the manners and outward conduct.

The act or process of educating; the result of educating, as determined by the knowledge skill, or discipline of character, acquired; also, the act or process of training by a prescribed or customary course of study or discipline; as, an education for the bar or the pulpit; he has finished his education.

...

Usage Examples

A fool's brain digests philosophy into folly, science into superstition, and art into pedantry. Hence University education.

A liberal education is at the heart of a civil society, and at the heart of a liberal education is the act of teaching.

'Tis education forms the common mind just as the twig is bent the tree's inclined.

'Tis well enough for a servant to be bred at an University. But the education is a little too pedantic for a gentleman.

'No Child Left Behind' requires states and school districts to ensure that all students are learning and are reaching their highest potential. Special education students should not be left out of these accountability mechanisms.

A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.

A country like Belgium, or socialist countries in central Europe spend more money on art education than the United States, which is a really puzzling thought.

Misspelled Form

education, weducation, 3education, 4education, reducation, seducation, deducation, wducation, 3ducation, 4ducation, rducation, sducation, dducation, ewducation, e3ducation, e4ducation, erducation, esducation, edducation, esducation, eeducation, efducation, exducation, ecducation, esucation, eeucation, efucation, exucation, ecucation, edsucation, edeucation, edfucation, edxucation, edcucation, edyucation, ed7ucation, ed8ucation, ediucation, edjucation, edycation, ed7cation, ed8cation, edication, edjcation, eduycation, edu7cation, edu8cation, eduication, edujcation, eduxcation, edudcation, edufcation, eduvcation, edu cation, eduxation, edudation, edufation, eduvation, edu ation, educxation, educdation, educfation, educvation, educ ation, educqation, educwation, educsation, educzation, educqtion, educwtion, educstion, educztion, educaqtion, educawtion, educastion, educaztion, educartion, educa5tion, educa6tion, educaytion, educagtion, educarion, educa5ion, educa6ion, educayion, educagion, educatrion, educat5ion, educat6ion, educatyion, educatgion, educatuion, educat8ion, educat9ion, educatoion, educatjion, educatkion, educatuon, educat8on, educat9on, educatoon, educatjon, educatkon, educatiuon, educati8on, educati9on, educatioon, educatijon, educatikon, educatiion, educati9on, educati0on, educatipon, educatilon, educatiin, educati9n, educati0n, educatipn, educatiln, educatioin, educatio9n, educatio0n, educatiopn, educatioln, educatiobn, educatiohn, educatiojn, educatiomn, educatio n, educatiob, educatioh, educatioj, educatiom, educatio , educationb, educationh, educationj, educationm, education .

Other Usage Examples

A good education is that which prepares us for our future sphere of action and makes us contented with that situation in life in which God, in his infinite mercy, has seen fit to place us, to be perfectly resigned to our lot in life, whatever it may be.

'Friends' was an education in intelligent comedic banter in intelligent vernacular. It was an education in scene study. It was an education in group dynamic. I came out of there with a master's degree in comedy.

A good education is usually harmful to a dancer. A good calf is better than a good head.

A college education shows a man how little other people know.

A constitutional democracy is in serious trouble if its citizenry does not have a certain degree of education and civic virtue.

A lot of people criticize the primaries, but I think they are absolutely essential to the education of the President of the United States.

A good education is another name for happiness.

Comments


Browse Dictionary