Definitions for instructionɪnˈstrʌk ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
the act or practice of instructing or teaching; education.
knowledge or information imparted.
an item of such knowledge or information.
Usu., instructions. orders or directions.
the act of furnishing with authoritative directions.
a computer command.
Origin of instruction:
1375–1425; ME < L
a message describing how something is to be done
"he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
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"
teaching, instruction, pedagogy(noun)
the profession of a teacher
"he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
instruction, command, statement, program line(noun)
(computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
specific information about what to do
Read the instructions on the box.; her instruction to begin the test
The act of instructing, teaching, or furnishing with information or knowledge.
An instance of the information or knowledge so furnished.
An order or command.
A single operation of a processor defined by an instruction set architecture.
Origin: instructio: confer French instruction.
the act of instructing, teaching, or furnishing with knowledge; information
that which instructs, or with which one is instructed; the intelligence or information imparted
precept; information; teachings
direction; order; command
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Works consisting of nonfiction films and video designed to teach, instruct, or train. (From Moving Image Materials: Genre Terms, 1988)
Translations for instruction
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the act of instructing (especially in a school subject or a skill) or the process of being instructed
She sometimes gives instruction in gymnastics.
- تَعْليم، تَدْريبArabic
- instruçãoPortuguese (BR)
- vyučování; lekceCzech
- der UnterrichtGerman
- instruktion; undervisningDanish
- διδασκαλία, σειρά μαθημάτωνGreek
- enseignement, instructionFrench
- kennsla, tilsögnIcelandic
- 교육, 교수Korean
- undervisning, instruksjonNorwegian
- szkolenie, lekcjePolish
- ښوونه، لارښودنه، پوهونه، خبرونه، ددرس موضوع، حكم امرPashto
- vyučovanie; lekcia, návod, poučenieSlovak
- undervisning, handledningSwedish
- öğretim, eğitim; dersTurkish
- 指導Chinese (Trad.)
- навчання; інструкціїUkrainian
- ہدایت دینے کا عملUrdu
- sự chỉ dẫnVietnamese
- 指导Chinese (Simp.)
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