Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Spanish translation of “educate”

See all translations

educate

verb /ˈedjukeit/
to train and teach
educar, formar
He was educated at a private school.
educated adjective having had a particular type of education or having been educated in a particular place
educado, bien fundamentado
He was privately educated a British-educated doctor.
having received a good education
educado
a highly educated young man.
educated guess noun a guess that is based on knowledge and is therefore likely to be correct
hipótesis fundamentada
We’ll have to make an educated guess as to how many people are likely to turn up for the meeting.
education noun instruction and teaching, especially of children and young people in schools, universities etc
educación
secondary education His lack of education prevented him from getting a good job.
educational adjective of education
educacional, docente
an educational institution educational methods.
providing information
educativo
Our visit to the zoo was educational as well as enjoyable.
educationalist noun ( educationist) an expert in methods of educating.
pedagogo
(Definition of educate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “educate” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

piglet

a baby pig

Word of the Day

I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.

by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a

Read More 

stackin’ p

March 30, 2015
idiom slang earning a lot of money ‘That’s a very generous present.”Yeah, well, she’s stackin’ p, innit?’

Read More