educated etymology

English word educated comes from English educate (To instruct or train.), English -ed

Detailed word origin of educated

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
educate English (eng) To instruct or train.
-ed English (eng) Used to form past participles of (regular) verbs. See -en and -t for variants. Used to form past tenses of (regular) verbs. In linguistics, it is used for the base form of any past form. See -t for a variant. Used to form adjectives from nouns, in the sense of having the object represented by the noun.. As an extension of the above, when used along with an adjective preceding the noun, [...]
educated English (eng) Having attained a level of higher education, such as a college degree.

Words with the same origin as educated

Descendants of -ed
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