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Synonyms for education

Synonyms for (noun) education

Synonyms: education Definition: the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

Similar words: profession Definition: an occupation requiring special education (especially in the liberal arts or sciences)

Synonyms: teaching, instruction, pedagogy, didactics, education, educational activity Definition: the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill Usage: he received no formal education; our instruction was carefully programmed; good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded

Similar words: activity Definition: any specific behavior Usage: they avoided all recreational activity

Synonyms: education, training, breeding Definition: the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior) Usage: a woman of breeding and refinement

Similar words: upbringing Definition: properties acquired during a person's formative years

Synonyms: education Definition: the gradual process of acquiring knowledge Usage: education is a preparation for life; a girl's education was less important than a boy's

Similar words: learning, acquisition Definition: the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge Usage: the child's acquisition of language

Synonyms: education Definition: knowledge acquired by learning and instruction Usage: it was clear that he had a very broad education

Similar words: mental object, content, cognitive content Definition: the sum or range of what has been perceived, discovered, or learned

Synonyms: Department of Education, Education, Education Department Definition: the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979

Similar words: executive department Definition: a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States