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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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Words that Rhyme with 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

How do you pronounce education?

Pronounce education as ˌɛʤəˈkeɪʃən.

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Example sentences of the word education


1. Noun, singular or mass
Dependents often receive enough assistance to cover the cost of their education.

Quotes containing the word education


1. Formal education will make you a living; self-education will make you a fortune.
- Jim Rohn

2. I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.
- Mark Twain

3. There is no end to education. It is not that you read a book, pass an examination, and finish with education. The whole of life, from the moment you are born to the moment you die, is a process of learning.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

2. self-education

noun. the process of educating yourself.

Synonyms

  • self-cultivation

Antonyms

  • inexperience
  • unenlightenment

3. 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)

4. 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)

5. 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)

6. 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)

7. 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
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