Definition of "Education" :
noun: the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
noun: the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
"He received no formal education."
noun: the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
noun: the gradual process of acquiring knowledge
"Education is a preparation for life."
noun: knowledge acquired by learning and instruction
"It was clear that he had a very broad education."
noun: the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979