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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Educate  \Ed"u*cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Educated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Educating}.]  [L.  educatus  p.  p.  of  educare  to  bring 
  up  a  child  physically  or  mentally,  to  educate,  fr  educere  to 
  ?ed  forth,  bring  up  (a  child).  See  {Educe}.] 
  To  bring  ???  or  guide  the  powers  of  as  a  child;  to  develop 
  and  cultivate,  whether  physically,  mentally,  or  morally,  but 
  more  commonly  limited  to  the  mental  activities  or  senses  to 
  expand,  strengthen,  and  discipline,  as  the  mind,  a  faculty, 
  etc.,;  to  form  and  regulate  the  principles  and  character  of 
  to  prepare  and  fit  for  any  calling  or  business  by  systematic 
  instruction;  to  cultivate;  to  train;  to  instruct;  as  to 
  educate  a  child;  to  educate  the  eye  or  the  taste. 
 
  Syn:  To  develop;  instruct;  teach;  inform;  enlighten;  edify; 
  bring  up  train;  breed;  rear;  discipline;  indoctrinate. 




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