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educate

 
Verb educate has 3 senses
  1. educate - give an education to; "We must educate our youngsters better"
    --1 is one way to
    better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
    Derived forms: noun educatee1, noun Education6, noun education4, noun education1, noun educator1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. train, develop, prepare, educate - create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future"
    --2 is one way to teach, learn, instruct
    Derived forms: noun education3, noun education2, noun education4, noun education1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody
  3. educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise - train to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry"
    --3 is one way to polish, refine, fine-tune, down
    Derived form: noun education5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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