: having an education and especially a good education

: having a particular kind of education

: showing education (sense 1b)

Full Definition of EDUCATED

:  having an education; especially :  having an education beyond the average <educated speakers>
a :  giving evidence of training or practice :  skilled <educated hands>
b :  befitting one that is educated <educated taste>
c :  based on some knowledge of fact <an educated guess>
ed·u·cat·ed·ness noun

Examples of EDUCATED

  1. These companies want an educated work force.
  2. an educated woman with an impressive career

First Known Use of EDUCATED


Other Education Terms

baccalaureate, colloquium, corequisite, dissertation, monograph, pedant, practicum, survey course, thesis


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