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educate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of educate

  1. 1 to cause to acquire knowledge or skill in some field a revered professor of astronomy who is credited with educating many of today's leading astronomers Synonyms of educate teach, indoctrinate, instruct, lesson, school, train, tutorWords Related to educate coach, mentor; drill, fit, ground, habilitate, prepare, prime, qualify; direct, guide, lead, rear; catechize, lecture, moralize, preach; implant, inculcate, instill (also instil); homeschool; edify, enlighten; brief, familiarize, impart (to), inform, verse; initiate, introduce, show; reeducate, reschool, reteach, retrain

  2. 2 to provide (someone) with moral or spiritual understanding the belief that parents better educate their children by example than by sending them to Sunday school Synonyms of educate edify, enlighten, illume, illuminate, illumine, inspire, nurtureWords Related to educate elevate, ennoble, enrich, ensoul, lift, uplift; better, improve, regenerate, renew, transform; exalt, glorify, transfigureNear Antonyms of educate confuse, perplex, puzzle; becloud, cloud, darken, obscure



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