Synonyms for educate

Synonyms for (verb) educate

Synonyms: prepare, train, develop, educate

Definition: create by training and teaching

Usage: The old master is training world-class violinists; we develop the leaders for the future

Similar words: teach, learn, instruct

Definition: impart skills or knowledge to

Usage: I taught them French; He instructed me in building a boat


Synonyms: educate

Definition: give an education to

Usage: We must educate our youngsters better

Similar words: meliorate, improve, ameliorate, amend, better

Definition: to make better

Usage: The editor improved the manuscript with his changes


Synonyms: civilise, civilize, train, school, educate, cultivate

Definition: teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment

Usage: Cultivate your musical taste; Train your tastebuds; She is well schooled in poetry

Similar words: polish, refine, fine-tune, down

Definition: improve or perfect by pruning or polishing

Usage: refine one's style of writing