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Synonym of Education

Education Synonyme from Moby Thesaurus

Moby Thesaurus
Synonyms and related words:
accomplishments, acculturation, acquisition of knowledge, acquisitions, attainments, broadening the mind, catechization, civility, civilization, coaching, course of study, cultivation, culture, didactics, direction, drilling, edification, enculturation, enlightenment, erudition, guidance, illumination, indoctrination, information, instruction, intellectual acquirement, knowledge, learning, lesson, liberal education, literacy, lore, mastery of skills, memorization, mental cultivation, mental culture, pedagogics, pedagogy, polish, private teaching, programmed instruction, reeducation, refinement, schooling, self-instruction, self-teaching, socialization, sophistication, spoon-feeding, store of knowledge, storing the mind, teaching, training, tuition, tutelage, tutorage, tutoring, tutorship, upbringing


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WordNet 2.0

1. the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
(synonym) Department of Education, Education Department
(hypernym) executive department
(derivation) educate
(classification) instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity


1. the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good teaching is seldom rewarded"
(synonym) instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity
(hypernym) activity
(hyponym) coeducation
(part-meronym) classroom project
(derivation) educate
2. knowledge acquired by learning and instruction; "it was clear that he had a very broad education"
(hypernym) content, cognitive content, mental object
(hyponym) physical education
(derivation) train, develop, prepare, educate
3. the gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"
(hypernym) learning, acquisition
(hyponym) acculturation, assimilation
(derivation) train, develop, prepare, educate
(classification) instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity
4. the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
(hypernym) profession
(hyponym) teaching, instruction, pedagogy
(derivation) educate
(classification) instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity
5. the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); "a woman of breeding and refinement"
(synonym) training, breeding
(hypernym) upbringing
(derivation) educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise

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