What does teach mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Teach, Edward Teach, Thatch, Edward Thatch, Blackbeard(verb)

    an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)

  2. teach, learn, instruct(verb)

    impart skills or knowledge to

    "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"

  3. teach(verb)

    accustom gradually to some action or attitude

    "The child is taught to obey her parents"

Wiktionary

  1. teach(Verb)

    To show (someone) the way; to guide, conduct.

    Etymology: From techen, from tæcan, from taikijanan, from deyǵe-. Cognate with tech, teich, zeigen, , dico, δείκνυμι. More at token.

  2. teach(Verb)

    To pass on knowledge.

    Etymology: From techen, from tæcan, from taikijanan, from deyǵe-. Cognate with tech, teich, zeigen, , dico, δείκνυμι. More at token.

  3. teach(Verb)

    To pass on knowledge, especially as one's profession; to act as a teacher.

    She used to teach at university.

    Etymology: From techen, from tæcan, from taikijanan, from deyǵe-. Cognate with tech, teich, zeigen, , dico, δείκνυμι. More at token.

  4. Teach(ProperNoun)

    Nickname for a teacher.

    I'm not in trouble again, am I, Teach?

    Etymology: From techen, from tæcan, from taikijanan, from deyǵe-. Cognate with tech, teich, zeigen, , dico, δείκνυμι. More at token.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Teach(verb)

    to impart the knowledge of; to give intelligence concerning; to impart, as knowledge before unknown, or rules for practice; to inculcate as true or important; to exhibit impressively; as, to teach arithmetic, dancing, music, or the like; to teach morals

  2. Teach(verb)

    to direct, as an instructor; to manage, as a preceptor; to guide the studies of; to instruct; to inform; to conduct through a course of studies; as, to teach a child or a class

  3. Teach(verb)

    to accustom; to guide; to show; to admonish

  4. Teach(verb)

    to give instruction; to follow the business, or to perform the duties, of a preceptor

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Teach

    tēch, v.t. to show: to impart knowledge to: to guide the studies of: to exhibit so as to impress upon the mind: to impart the knowledge of: to accustom: to counsel.—v.i. to practise giving instruction:—pa.t. and pa.p. taught (tawt).—n. Teachabil′ity.—adj. Teach′able, capable of being taught: apt or willing to learn.—ns. Teach′ableness; Teach′er, one who teaches or instructs; Teach′ing, the act of teaching or instructing: instruction.—adj. Teach′less, indocile. [A.S. tǽcan, to show, teach; Ger. zeigen, to show; allied to L. docēre, to teach, Gr. deiknunai, to show.]

Editors Contribution

  1. teach

    To share knowledge and skills.

    She did teach the children beautifully by interacting and sharing things in a fun and modern way.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 6, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'teach' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3620

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'teach' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2388

  3. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'teach' in Verbs Frequency: #221

Anagrams for teach »

  1. theca

  2. tache

  3. cheat

How to pronounce teach?

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How to say teach in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of teach in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of teach in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of teach in a Sentence

  1. Jason Falconer:

    Tactical Advantage offers training as far as conceal and carry, beginning firearms, a lot of safety programs we teach here.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    For peace, let us teach humanity tolerance and nonviolence.

  3. Christine Coleman:

    I always say this to parents, 'Would you allow your child on the subway at two in the morning?' no. We teach our children to make good choices. So you need to teach them to make good choices with social media.

  4. Melinda Campopiano:

    A big downfall in provider education is we don’t teach health professionals to ask about and address mental health and substance use disorder issues consistently and effectively, on that side of the issue, I would include informed consent of patients so that patients have the opportunity to make fully informed decisions about their treatment options.

  5. Vikrant Parsai:

    Fathers should teach their sons how to earn money because mothers teach their daughters how to spend it.

Images & Illustrations of teach

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