Part of speech: verb

To develop the natural powers; teach; train; instruct.

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Usage examples "educate":

  1. You will have to go back to the city to educate the children if for no other reason. - "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).
  2. 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)", Thomas Babington Macaulay.
  3. It claims by this to educate the citizen fitted for the exercise of suffrage in a free government. - "The Moral Instruction of Children", Felix Adler.