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Using a Dictionary ENG 073 Fall 2008 QVCC
Why Do We Use Dictionaries? To learn new words To check the meaning of a word To check the parts of speech of a word To learn multiple meanings of word To learn how to pronounce a word
education: ˌ e-jə- ˈ kā-shən noun  (1531)  1 a:  the action or process of educating or of being  educated  ;  also  :  a stage of such a process  b:  the knowledge and development resulting from an  educational  process  <a person of little  education >  2:  the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools —  ed·u·ca·tion·al             shnəl, -shə-n ə l adjective   —  ed·u·ca·tion·al·ly             ē adverb   Entry Word Pronunciation Key Part of Speech Date of origin
education: ˌ e-jə- ˈ kā-shən noun  (1531)  1 a:  the action or process of educating or of being  educated  ;  also  :  a stage of such a process  b:  the knowledge and development resulting from an  educational  process  <a person of little  education >  2:  the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools —  ed·u·ca·tion·al             shnəl, -shə-n ə l adjective   —  ed·u·ca·tion·al·ly             ē adverb   Main definition First part of main definition Second part of main definition Alternate definition
education: ˌ e-jə- ˈ kā-shən noun  (1531)  1 a:  the action or process of educating or of being  educated  ;  also  :  a stage of such a process  b:  the knowledge and development resulting from an  educational  process  <a person of little  education >  2:  the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools —  ed·u·ca·tion·al             shnəl, -shə-n ə l adjective   —  ed·u·ca·tion·al·ly             ē adverb   Other versions of the word

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Parts Of A Dictionary

  • 1. Using a Dictionary ENG 073 Fall 2008 QVCC
  • 2. Why Do We Use Dictionaries? To learn new words To check the meaning of a word To check the parts of speech of a word To learn multiple meanings of word To learn how to pronounce a word
  • 3. education: ˌ e-jə- ˈ kā-shən noun (1531) 1 a: the action or process of educating or of being educated ; also : a stage of such a process b: the knowledge and development resulting from an educational process <a person of little education > 2: the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools — ed·u·ca·tion·al           shnəl, -shə-n ə l adjective — ed·u·ca·tion·al·ly           ē adverb Entry Word Pronunciation Key Part of Speech Date of origin
  • 4. education: ˌ e-jə- ˈ kā-shən noun (1531) 1 a: the action or process of educating or of being educated ; also : a stage of such a process b: the knowledge and development resulting from an educational process <a person of little education > 2: the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools — ed·u·ca·tion·al           shnəl, -shə-n ə l adjective — ed·u·ca·tion·al·ly           ē adverb Main definition First part of main definition Second part of main definition Alternate definition
  • 5. education: ˌ e-jə- ˈ kā-shən noun (1531) 1 a: the action or process of educating or of being educated ; also : a stage of such a process b: the knowledge and development resulting from an educational process <a person of little education > 2: the field of study that deals mainly with methods of teaching and learning in schools — ed·u·ca·tion·al           shnəl, -shə-n ə l adjective — ed·u·ca·tion·al·ly           ē adverb Other versions of the word