Teaching



noun
1.
the act or profession of a person who teaches.
2.
something that is taught.
3.
Often, teachings. doctrines or precepts:
the teachings of Lao-tzu.
verb (used with object), taught, teaching.
1.
to impart knowledge of or skill in; give instruction in:
She teaches mathematics.
Synonyms: coach.
2.
to impart knowledge or skill to; give instruction to:
He teaches a large class.
Synonyms: inform, enlighten, discipline, drill, school, indoctrinate; coach.
verb (used without object), taught, teaching.
3.
to impart knowledge or skill; give instruction.
Synonyms: inform, enlighten, discipline, drill, school, indoctrinate; coach.
noun
4.
Informal. teacher.
noun
1.
the art or profession of a teacher
2.
(sometimes pl) something taught; precept
3.
(modifier) denoting a person or institution that teaches: a teaching hospital
4.
(modifier) used in teaching: teaching aids
verb teaches, teaching, taught
1.
(transitive; may take a clause as object or an infinitive) often foll by how. to help to learn; tell or show (how): to teach someone to paint, to teach someone how to paint
2.
to give instruction or lessons in (a subject) to (a person or animal): to teach French, to teach children, she teaches
3.
(transitive; may take a clause as object or an infinitive) to cause to learn or understand: experience taught him that he could not be a journalist
4.
(informal) Also teach someone a lesson. to cause (someone) to suffer the unpleasant consequences of some action or behaviour
noun
1.
Edward, known as Blackbeard. died 1718, English pirate, active in the West Indies and on the Atlantic coast of North America

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