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. Anuj Somany:

    A person who lacks own oratory skill but has got clout in the political circle can still be easily hired as a trainer by the top institution or corporate organization to teach the communication skill to the people.

  2. Saundra Pelletier:

    Only 22 states in the United States are mandated to teach sex education in schools.

  3. Ehsan Sehgal:

    I first apply to myself and then teach to others; equality, harmony, respect, and justice. I taste and test first myself, and then I give and show to others; love, truth, and honesty.

  4. Tryon Edwards:

    If you would thoroughly know anything, teach it to others.

  5. Helen Keller:

    Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight.

Images & Illustrations of teach

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