Definitions for education

Definitions for (noun) education

Main entry: education

Definition: the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

Main entry: teaching, instruction, pedagogy, didactics, education, educational activity

Definition: the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill

Usage: he received no formal education; our instruction was carefully programmed; good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded

Main entry: education, training, breeding

Definition: the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

Usage: a woman of breeding and refinement

Main entry: education

Definition: the gradual process of acquiring knowledge

Usage: education is a preparation for life; a girl's education was less important than a boy's

Main entry: education

Definition: knowledge acquired by learning and instruction

Usage: it was clear that he had a very broad education

Main entry: Department of Education, Education, Education Department

Definition: the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979

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