Word of the Day: Educate

ed-u-cate / ˈejəˌkāt

verb

1. to provide a form of learning to someone, through teaching or instruction

We are now at a point where we must educate our children in what no one knew yesterday, and prepare our schools for what no one knows yet.

Margaret Mead, 1901-1978

 

2. to inform or provide with information

To educate the intelligence is to expand the horizon of its wants and desires.

James Russell Lowell, 1819-1891

 

3. to train in or provide knowledge of a specific skill, trade, etc.

If you’ve found some way to educate yourself about engineering, stocks, or whatever it is, good employers will have some type of exam or interview and see a sample of your work.

Bill Gates, 1955-