* (noun) the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill
Example(s) of use: "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good teaching is seldom rewarded"
Other definitions and usage examples for Education in different contexts:
(noun) knowledge acquired by learning and instruction
(noun) the gradual process of acquiring knowledge
(noun) the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
(noun) the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
(noun) 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 act or process of educating; the result of
educating, as determined by the knowledge skill, or discipline of
character, acquired; also, the act or process of training by a
prescribed or customary course of study or discipline; as, an education
for the bar or the pulpit; he has finished his education.