What does Teaching mean?

Definitions for Teachingˈti tʃɪŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Teaching.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. teaching, instruction, pedagogy(noun)

    the profession of a teacher

    "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"

  2. teaching, precept, commandment(noun)

    a doctrine that is taught

    "the teachings of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts"

  3. education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activity(noun)

    the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill

    "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"


  1. teaching(Noun)

    Something taught by a religious or philosophical authority.

    Many follow the teachings of Confucius.

  2. teaching(Noun)

    The profession of teaching.

    Teaching has seen continual changes over the past decades.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Teaching

    of Teach

  2. Teaching(noun)

    the act or business of instructing; also, that which is taught; instruction

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Teaching

    The educational process of instructing.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Teaching' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1836

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Teaching' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2307

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Teaching' in Nouns Frequency: #789


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Teaching in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Teaching in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bob Talbert:

    Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best.

  2. Alice Linehan:

    It’s a shift from teaching fact to teaching attitudes, belief and behavior. does a child get a job because they can read well, write well and have competent math skills, or do they get a job for supporting gay marriage and gun control?

  3. Samantha Skey:

    It's content by kids, but it's really meant to address topics of interest to their parents in many cases, the mission component is focused on teaching them digital literacy and citizenship while also allowing them to play with digital storytelling.

  4. Bryan Cea:

    We are not just teaching young people how to play an instrument but we are teaching them that here you can achieve and solve things through hard work and perseverance, parents have told us their children are happier and their school grades have improved.

  5. Lucinda Blake:

    I think that teaching should include explaining to patients the importance of replacing inhaler caps, teaching them how to inspect their inhalers thoroughly to ensure that there are no unwanted objects concealed and educating them on the potential damage inhaled objects can cause.

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