educative

adjective
ed·​u·​ca·​tive | \ˈe-jə-ˌkā-tiv \

Definition of educative 

1 : tending to educate : instructive an educative experience

2 : of or relating to education

Keep scrolling for more

Examples of educative in a Sentence

college students discover that what they experience outside the classroom can be just as educative as anything that happens within

Recent Examples on the Web

John Leguizamo steps away from the blackboard when this educative solo show finishes its run. Alexis Soloski, New York Times, "What’s New in NYC Theater," 20 Apr. 2017

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'educative.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of educative

1844, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about educative

Statistics for educative

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for educative

The first known use of educative was in 1844

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on educative

See words that rhyme with educative

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for educative

Comments on educative

What made you want to look up educative? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a private place of worship

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Vocab Quiz

  • the-education-of-achilles-eugne-delacroix
  • Which is a synonym of discomfit?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!