educated [ej-oo-key-tid] ExamplesWord Origin See more synonyms for educated on adjective

  1. having undergone education: educated people.
  2. characterized by or displaying qualities of culture and learning.
  3. based on some information or experience: an educated estimate of next year’s sales.

Origin of educated First recorded in 1660–70; educate + -ed2 Related formshalf-ed·u·cat·ed, adjectivenon·ed·u·cat·ed, adjectivequa·si-ed·u·cat·ed, adjectivesu·per·ed·u·cat·ed, adjectiveun·der·ed·u·cat·ed, adjectivewell-ed·u·cat·ed, adjective Related Words for well-educated educated, scientific, studied, scholarly, accomplished, well-educated, sound, experienced, versed, cultured, lettered, cultivated, grave, grounded, posted, abstruse, academic, bookish, brainy, conversant Examples from the Web for well-educated Contemporary Examples of well-educated

  • So the well-educated TSI visitors follow a rule: “Within these walls, we never talk politics.”

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  • “He said he wanted to help models and actors who were well-educated, who could do something else,” Allison told the Daily News.

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  • White, well-educated women drive the small but rapid rise, with one out of every 74 having an at-home birth.

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  • They represent a benchmark for what an average, well-educated student on track for college should know.

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  • But beyond that, we consider ourselves (and are widely considered by others) to be a well-educated lot.

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  • Historical Examples of well-educated

  • Well-educated gentlemen are not ashamed of manual labour in France.

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  • He was well-educated, but of a surly disposition and insubordinate.

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  • A well-educated Philadelphian will say where is me wife for my.

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  • The well-educated Englishman, German, and American are different things.

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  • X is the son of unusually intelligent and well-educated parents.

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  • British Dictionary definitions for well-educated educated adjective

    1. having an education, esp a good one
    2. displaying culture, taste, and knowledge; cultivated
    3. (prenominal) based on experience or information (esp in the phrase an educated guess)

    Word Origin and History for well-educated educated adj.

    1660s, past participle adjective from educate (v.). As an abbreviated way to say well-educated, attested from 1855. Educated guess first attested 1954.

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