Synonyms for education

Synonyms for (noun) education

Synonyms: education

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

Similar words: profession

Definition: an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: education, training, breeding

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

Usage: a woman of breeding and refinement

Similar words: upbringing

Definition: properties acquired during a person's formative years


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: learning, acquisition

Definition: the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge

Usage: the child's acquisition of language


Synonyms: education

Definition: knowledge acquired by learning and instruction

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

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content

Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: executive department

Definition: a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States