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education

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of education

  1. 1 the act or process of imparting knowledge or skills to another <a teacher who devoted herself to the education of children with special needs> Synonyms instruction, schooling, teaching, training, tuition, tutelage, tutoring Related Words didactics, pedagogics, pedagogy; higher education, higher learning; coaching, conditioning, cultivation, preparation, readying; development, direction, guidance, nurturance, nurturing; edification, enlightenment, improvement

  2. 2 the understanding and information gained from being educated <a person whose extensive education was obvious to all who met him> Synonyms erudition, knowledge, learnedness, learning, literacy, scholarship Related Words culture, edification, enlightenment; reading; bookishness, pedantry Near Antonyms functional illiteracy Antonyms ignorance, illiteracy, illiterateness





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