from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Informal Education: driver's ed; adult ed.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- abbr. edition
- abbr. editor
- abbr. education (uncountable)
- n. Education. Often used in set phrases such as phys ed, driver's ed, special ed, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- An abbreviation of editor; of edition.
- A prefix now obsolete or occurring unfelt in a few words, meaning ‘again, back, re-,’ as in edgrow, edgrowth, ednew. See eddish, eddy.
- An element in proper names of Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning originally ‘property’ (in Anglo-Saxon, ‘prosperity’ or ‘happiness’), as Edward, Anglo-Saxon Eádweard, protector of property; Edwin, Anglo-Saxon Eádwine, gainer or friend of property.
- The regular formative of the preterit or past tense, and the perfect participle, respectively, of English “weak” verbs: suffixes of different origin (see etymology), but now identical in form and phonetic relations, and so conveniently treated together.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. impotence resulting from a man's inability to have or maintain an erection of his penis
Sorry, no etymologies found.
“_Refer_ is not a monosyllable, but it is accented on the last syllable; it ends in a single consonant _r_, preceded by a single vowel _e_; therefore, on adding the suffix _ed_, beginning with the vowel _e_, the final consonant _r_ is doubled, and the word is spelled, _referred_.” refer + ed gallop + ed suspend + ed suffer + ing omit + ed abhor + ence kidnap + ed travel + ed cheat + ed join + ing admit + ing rebel + ious flatter + ed benefit + ed differ + ence fertil + izer prefer + ing permit + ed enamel + ed quarrel + ing remit + ance map + ing drug + ist brag + art heap + ing connect + ing emit + ed unfit + ed confer + ing offer + ed conceal + ed parallel + ed acquit + ed* commit + ee shelter + ed stir + ing root + ed squeal + ing intermit + ent equal + ed depend + ent begin + er cheer + ed vigor + ous occur + ed shovel + ed forgot + en regret + ed submit + ed transmit + ed drum + er spin + ing
Seriously, the outsourcing of higher ed is a looming problem.
Part of sex ed is understanding that human sexual practices can take a great many forms, that men and women and intersex folks alike can enjoy them, that what pleases one person may not please another.
LarryA: Because we all know it would be much better for kids to pick up sex ed from the streets.
Because we all know it would be much better for kids to pick up sex ed from the streets.
One problem with conversations about racial preferences in higher ed is that they usually talk about Ivey League, high profile stuff.
Still we will cut art and music before we question the value of athletics in ed ….
When anyone can learn anything anywhere for free or cheap, the ROI on U.S. higher ed is shrinking.
I wonder if a lot of that premia goes to holders of private school degrees, thus the benefits of a college education are not so obvious to the typical person, whose only encounter with higher ed is with State U: either as a consumer, an employer, or co-worker of graduates of the local university.
Al Festival di Venezia incontro Quentin ed insieme the Joe Dante vediamo la proiezione del mio film.