- Present participle of educate.
Variant of educate
transitive verbeducated, educating
- to train or develop the knowledge, skill, mind, or character of, esp. by formal schooling or study; teach; instruct
- to form and develop (one's taste, etc.)
- to pay for the schooling of (a person)
Origin of educateMiddle English educaten ; from Classical Latin educatus, past participle of educare, to bring up, rear, or train ; from educere ; from e-, out + ducere, to lead: see duct