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

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. physical

adjective. ['ˈfɪzɪkəl'] involving the body as distinguished from the mind or spirit.

Synonyms

  • somatic
  • physiologic
  • animal
  • sensual
  • bodily
  • fleshly
  • carnal
  • corporeal
  • somatogenic
  • material
  • somatogenetic
  • personal
  • physiological

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • insulator
  • conductor
  • insubstantial

7. physical

adjective. ['ˈfɪzɪkəl'] having substance or material existence; perceptible to the senses.

Antonyms

  • incorporeal

8. physical

adjective. ['ˈfɪzɪkəl'] according with material things or natural laws (other than those peculiar to living matter).

Antonyms

  • incorporeality

9. physical

adjective. ['ˈfɪzɪkəl'] characterized by energetic bodily activity.

Antonyms

  • immateriality

10. physical

adjective. ['ˈfɪzɪkəl'] concerned with material things.

Antonyms

  • female

Example sentences of the word physical-education


1. Noun Phrase
Integrating a dance theme into your preschool lesson plans gives you the opportunity to teach physical education, art and social studies -- all at the same time.

2. Noun Phrase
If physical education was your favorite class in high school, you might consider majoring in kinesiology, as the discipline is now more commonly called.

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