Definitions for instruction
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word instruction.
a message describing how something is to be done
"he gave directions faster than she could follow them"
education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activitynoun
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, pedagogynoun
the profession of a teacher
"he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
instruction, command, statement, program linenoun
(computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
That which instructs, or with which one is instructed; the intelligence or information imparted; as: (a) Precept; information; teachings. (b) Direction; order; command.
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.
Etymology: instructio: confer French instruction.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: instruction, French; from instruct.
It lies on you to speak,
Not by your own instruction, nor by any matter
Which your heart prompts you to, but with such words
As are rooted in your tongue. William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.
We are beholden to judicious writers of all ages, for those discoveries and discourses they have left behind them for our instruction. John Locke.
Will ye not receive instruction to hearken to receive my words? Jer. xxxv.
On ev'ry thorn delightful wisdom grows,
In ev'ry stream a sweet instruction flows;
But some untaught o'erhear the whisper'ring rill,
In spite of sacred leisure, blockheads still. Edward Young.
See this dispatch'd with all the haste thou can'st;
Anon I'll give thee more iustruction. William Shakespeare.
Instruction is a song by English DJ and record producer Jax Jones, featuring American singer Demi Lovato and English rapper Stefflon Don. It was written by MNEK, Stefflon Don, Demi Lovato and Jax Jones, with the song's production handled by Jax Jones and Mark Ralph. It was released on 16 June 2017, through Polydor Records. "Instruction" is included on the deluxe edition of Lovato's sixth studio album, Tell Me You Love Me.
Instruction refers to the act of educating, teaching, or providing informative guidance on a specific task, subject, or behavior. It often involves sharing knowledge, techniques or skills from an instructor to a student or receiver. It can also refer to a specific set of directions or orders given with the intention to accomplish a particular objective.
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
Etymology: [L. instructio: cf. F. instruction.]
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)
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
The education or training of soldiers in military duties. In the U. S. service the colonel has general charge of the instruction of his regiment.
A computer language to perform a specific function.
The computer program had an internal instruction that enabled it to perform so efficiently.
Submitted by MaryC on February 11, 2020
Verb form of the word instruct.
The instruction was fair, just and crystal clear.
Submitted by MaryC on February 6, 2020
Song lyrics by instruction -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by instruction on the Lyrics.com website.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'instruction' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4007
Rank popularity for the word 'instruction' in Nouns Frequency: #788
The numerical value of instruction in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of instruction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
I believe the instruction on falsity to be unprecedented in the history of securities litigation.
Man...is a tame or civilized animal never the less, he requires proper instruction and a fortunate nature, and then of all animals he becomes the most divine and most civilized but if he be insufficiently or ill- educated he is the most savage of earthly creatures.
I took it as an instruction to leave.
Children require guidance and sympathy far more than instruction.
It is in fact nothing short of a miracle that the modern methods of instruction have not yet entirely strangled the holy curiosity of inquiry for what this delicate little plant needs more than anything, besides stimulation, is freedom. It is a very grave mistake to think that the enjoyment of seeing and searching can be promoted by means of coercion and a sense of duty.
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Translations for instruction
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- تعليمات, تعليمArabic
- vejlederen, vejledningDanish
- Unterricht, Anweisung, AssemblerbefehlGerman
- συμβουλή, οδηγία, εκπαίδευση, εντολήGreek
- opastus, opettaminen, ohje, ohjaaminenFinnish
- deachtú, treoirIrish
- stiùireadh, teagasgScottish Gaelic
- հրահա� գArmenian
- インストラクション, 教訓, 命令, 指示Japanese
- instructie, onderwijsDutch
- instrucțiune, învățare, îndrumare, învățământ, indicație, învățătură, instruireRomanian
- инструкция, инструктажRussian
- undervisning, instruktör, skolväsen, instruktionSwedish
- magizo, agizoSwahili
- chỉ dẫnVietnamese
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