- 1. educate, better, improve, amend, ameliorate, meliorate
- usage: give an education to; "We must educate our youngsters better"
- 2. train, develop, prepare, educate, teach, learn, instruct
- usage: create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future"
- 3. educate, school, train, cultivate, civilize, civilise, polish, refine, fine-tune, down
- usage: teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment; "Cultivate your musical taste"; "Train your tastebuds"; "She is well schooled in poetry"
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- 1. educated (vs. uneducated), knowing, knowledgeable, learned, lettered, well-educated, well-read, literate, self-educated, semiliterate, civilized#1, civilised, enlightened, informed, intellectual, literate, numerate
- usage: possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
- 2. educated, enlightened, informed (vs. uninformed)
- usage: characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved; "an educated guess"; "an enlightened electorate"
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