from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having an education, especially one above the average.
  • adjective Showing evidence of schooling, training, or experience.
  • adjective Having or exhibiting cultivation; cultured.
  • adjective Based on a certain amount of experience or factual knowledge.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Formed or developed by education.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having attained a level of higher education, such as a college degree.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of educate.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective possessing an education (especially having more than average knowledge)
  • adjective characterized by full comprehension of the problem involved


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Educate + -ed.


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