Nouns (16)
n. the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
didactics, educational activity, pedagogy, teaching, instruction, education
n. the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
breeding, training, education
n. the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); "a woman of breeding and refinement"
n. the gradual process of acquiring knowledge; "education is a preparation for life"; "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"
n. knowledge acquired by learning and instruction; "it was clear that he had a very broad education"
Education, Education Department, Department of Education
n. the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
n. [the knowledge acquired in school, which forms a person's mind and character]
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Fuzzynyms (17)
noesis, knowledge, cognition
n. the psychological result of perception and learning and reasoning
n. teaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically
n. a person's social heritage: previous experience or training; "he is a lawyer with a sports background"
n. the ability to read and write
savvy, discernment, apprehension, understanding
n. the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
n. an ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result); "how you can do that is beyond my comprehension"; "he was famous for his comprehension of American literature"
n. the purest and most concentrated essence of something
beau ideal, perfection, idol, paragon
n. an ideal instance; a perfect embodiment of a concept
n. all that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge; "the dawn of recorded history"; "from the beginning of history"
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