- educated guess, an,
- educational park
Origin of educated
verb (used with object), ed·u·cat·ed, ed·u·cat·ing.
verb (used without object), ed·u·cat·ed, ed·u·cat·ing.
Origin of educate
Examples from the Web for educated
This view is known as “theistic evolution” and is widely embraced by educated evangelicals.
The family was English Catholic and Alfred, like his brother and sister, was raised in the faith, educated by Jesuits.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Girls who are educated give back to their communities; they become change agents and leaders.Promoting Girls’ Education Isn’t Enough: Malala Can Do More|Paula Kweskin|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Educated voters will not be allowed to share pens, as the commission said it would encourage them to bring personal pens.
She had a sweet, gentle voice, and she was obviously an educated and very considerate young lady.
He was educated at Aberystwyth and at Llangeitho, and then himself kept school in both these places.
Our young people are educated in republicanism; an apostacy from that to royalism is unprecedented and impossible.
Surely he had spoken, too, with the voice of an educated man.None Other Gods|Robert Hugh Benson
Dionysius, the Areopagite, was an Athenian by birth, and educated in all the useful and ornamental literature of Greece.Fox's Book of Martyrs|John Foxe
At the age of six the boy was sent to be educated at the court of Sten Sture, then the administrator and virtual king of Sweden.Historical Tales, Vol. 9 (of 15)|Charles Morris
verb (mainly tr)
Word Origin for educate
1660s, past participle adjective from educate (v.). As an abbreviated way to say well-educated, attested from 1855. Educated guess first attested 1954.
mid-15c., "bring up (children), train," from Latin educatus, past participle of educare "bring up, rear, educate," which is related to educere "bring out, lead forth," from ex- "out" (see ex-) + ducere "to lead" (see duke (n.)). Meaning "provide schooling" is first attested 1580s. Related: Educated; educating.