What does the word educate mean?

Usage examples for educate

  1. In the year 1672 the French government determined to educate young men of good family from a very early age especially for the sea service. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  2. It claims by this to educate the citizen fitted for the exercise of suffrage in a free government. – The Moral Instruction of Children by Felix Adler