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1. education

noun. ['ˌɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən, ˌɛdʒjuːˈkeɪʃən'] the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill.

Synonyms

  • course of instruction
  • extension
  • activity
  • course of study
  • extension service
  • preparation
  • team teaching
  • prep
  • work-study program
  • higher education
  • classroom project
  • university extension
  • course
  • extracurricular activity
  • didactics
  • lesson
  • secondary education
  • educational activity
  • class
  • homework
  • continuing education
  • coeducation
  • instruction
  • elementary education
  • classwork
  • pedagogy

Antonyms

  • discontinuation
  • activation
  • sink
  • source

Etymology

  • educatio (Latin)
  • educo (Latin)

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Rhymes with Adult Education

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with adult-education


1. Noun Phrase
Your local telephone book can help you get connected to adult education and GED preparation classes.

2. education

noun. ['ˌɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən, ˌɛdʒjuːˈkeɪʃən'] knowledge acquired by learning and instruction.

Synonyms

  • foundation
  • grounding
  • eruditeness
  • learning
  • learnedness
  • experience
  • physical education
  • encyclopaedism
  • mental object
  • encyclopedism
  • erudition
  • enlightenment
  • scholarship
  • cognitive content

Antonyms

  • unenlightenment
  • stand still
  • ebb
  • unnaturally

Etymology

  • educatio (Latin)
  • educo (Latin)

3. education

noun. ['ˌɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən, ˌɛdʒjuːˈkeɪʃən'] the gradual process of acquiring knowledge.

Synonyms

  • schooling
  • self-cultivation
  • acquisition
  • learning
  • special education
  • assimilation
  • school
  • mastering
  • acculturation
  • vocational training
  • vocational education

Antonyms

  • passive
  • active
  • ready
  • resolution

Etymology

  • educatio (Latin)
  • educo (Latin)

4. education

noun. ['ˌɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən, ˌɛdʒjuːˈkeɪʃən'] the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university).

Synonyms

  • instruction
  • pedagogy
  • profession

Antonyms

  • shortness
  • flexion
  • discontinuance
  • assembly

Etymology

  • educatio (Latin)
  • educo (Latin)

5. education

noun. ['ˌɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən, ˌɛdʒjuːˈkeɪʃən'] the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior).

Synonyms

  • breeding
  • upbringing

Antonyms

  • anastalsis
  • dormant
  • inactiveness

Etymology

  • educatio (Latin)
  • educo (Latin)

6. Education

noun. the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979.

Synonyms

  • executive department
  • Department of Education

7. adult

noun. ['əˈdʌlt, ˈædəlt'] any mature animal.

Synonyms

  • animal
  • creature
  • fauna
  • animate being
  • beast

Antonyms

  • worker
  • extrovert
  • debtor
  • nonreligious person

Etymology

  • adulte (French)
  • adultus (Latin)

8. adult

noun. ['əˈdʌlt, ˈædəlt'] a fully developed person from maturity onward.

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • conservative
  • patrician
  • grownup
  • dolichocephalic
  • important person
  • pacificist
  • moderate
  • adult male
  • unemotional person
  • senior
  • pledgee
  • senior citizen
  • thoroughbred
  • moderationist
  • old person
  • centrist
  • match
  • sobersides
  • professional
  • type
  • caregiver
  • middle of the roader
  • stoic
  • liberal
  • progressive
  • militarist
  • individual
  • case
  • pacifist
  • eccentric
  • host
  • mortal
  • stay-at-home
  • adult female
  • man
  • person
  • conservativist
  • adult body
  • homebody
  • pledger
  • sophisticate
  • woman
  • ex-spouse
  • professional person
  • personage
  • brachycephalic
  • influential person
  • oldster
  • disarmer
  • golden ager
  • catch
  • character
  • man of the world
  • liberalist
  • Jack of all trades
  • warmonger
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • conservative
  • man
  • emotional person
  • liberal
  • juvenile

Etymology

  • adulte (French)
  • adultus (Latin)

9. adult

adjective. ['əˈdʌlt, ˈædəlt'] (of animals) fully developed.

Synonyms

  • grownup
  • big
  • mature
  • fully grown
  • full-grown

Antonyms

  • junior
  • stranger
  • introvert
  • withholder

Etymology

  • adulte (French)
  • adultus (Latin)

10. adult

adjective. ['əˈdʌlt, ˈædəlt'] designed to arouse lust.

Synonyms

  • sexy

Antonyms

  • male
  • loser

Etymology

  • adulte (French)
  • adultus (Latin)
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