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Overview of verb educate

The verb educate has 3 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (7) educate

(give an education to; "We must educate our youngsters better")

2. (3) train, develop, prepare, educate

(create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future")

3. (1) educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise

(teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry")


Overview of adj educated

The adj educated has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (5) educated

(possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge))

2. educated, enlightened

(characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved; "an educated guess"; "an enlightened electorate")

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