educate

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From Latin educatus, past participle of educare (to bring up (a child, physically or mentally), rear, educate, train (a person in learning or art), nourish, support, or produce (plants or animals)), frequentive of educere, past participle eductus (to bring up, rear (a child, usually with reference to bodily nurture or support, while educare refers more frequently to the mind)), from e (out) + ducere (to lead, draw)

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educate (third-person singular simple present educates, present participle educating, simple past and past participle educated)

  1. to instruct or train

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

educate f pl

  1. feminine plural of educato

Verb[edit]

educate

  1. second-person plural indicative present of educare
  2. second-person plural subjunctive present of educare
  3. second-person plural imperative of educare
  4. feminine plural past participle of educare

Latin[edit]

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ēducāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of ēducō

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ēducāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of ēducātus