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Spanish translation of “educate”


verb /ˈedjukeit/
to train and teach He was educated at a private school. 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 an educational institution educational methods. providing information Our visit to the zoo was educational as well as enjoyable. education(al)ist noun an expert in methods of educating.
(Definition of educate from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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