To educate is defined as to teach a skill or subject, or provide with information.(verb)
See educate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME educaten < L educatus, pp. of educare, to bring up, rear, or train < educere < e-, out + ducere, to lead: see duct
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verb ed·u·cat·ed, ed·u·cat·ing, ed·u·cates verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English educaten
Origin: , from Latin ēducāre, ēducātus; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.
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