Translation of "educate" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈedʒ·ʊ·keɪt/ us /ˈedʒ·əˌkeɪt/ present participle educating, past tense and past participle educated

to teach someone at a school or college

educar, instruir
She was educated at the Perse School.

to give people information about something

Children must be educated / about the dangers of smoking.

(Translation of “educate” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


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

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

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

Our visit to the zoo was educational as well as enjoyable.
educationalist noun ( educationist)

an expert in methods of educating.


(Translation of “educate” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)