Definition of education :
The act or process of educating; the result of educating, as determined by the knowledge skill, or discipline of character, acquired; also, the act or process of training by a prescribed or customary course of study or discipline; as, an education for the bar or the pulpit; he has finished his education.
nurture, science, didactics, statement, direction, breeding, procreation, raising, educational activity, rearing, writing, discipline, Education Department, literacy, teach, fostering, indoctrination, cultivation, department of education, commandment, pedagogics, pedagogy, tutoring, brainwashing, tuition, preparation, reproduction, study, teaching method, development, bringing up, background, fosterage, precept, facts of life, command, upbringing, genteelness, finish, catechism, gentility, program line, grooming, culture
education (part of speech: noun)
learning (part of speech: noun)
knowledge (part of speech: noun)
- What do you suppose I sent you abroad for, and gave you an education that few young men have received? - "From the Housetops", George Barr McCutcheon.
- Just as he had given me the best thing in my life,- my education. - "Together", Robert Herrick (1868-1938).
- There's the college where for five years I got my education- at half price! - "John March, Southerner", George W. Cable.