What does teach mean?

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titʃteach

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Teach, Edward Teach, Thatch, Edward Thatch, Blackbeardverb

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

  2. teach, learn, instructverb

    impart skills or knowledge to

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

  3. teachverb

    accustom gradually to some action or attitude

    "The child is taught to obey her parents"

Wiktionary

  1. teachverb

    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. teachverb

    To pass on knowledge.

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

  3. teachverb

    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. Teachnoun

    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. Teachverb

    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. Teachverb

    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. Teachverb

    to accustom; to guide; to show; to admonish

  4. Teachverb

    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  

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  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

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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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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. Melina Avgerinou:

    We teach them what they need to know; where to find food, what they should eat, how they will make their nest in the winter, according to the season, we try to teach them what their mother would have taught them in nature.

  2. Latin Proverb:

    By learning you will teach, by teaching you will learn.

  3. Cometan:

    The superior way of learnedness is to teach oneself of the world.

  4. Robert A. Heinlein:

    A fool cannot be protected from his folly. If you attempt to do so, you will not only arouse his animosity but also you will be attempting to deprive him of whatever benefit he is capable of deriving from experience. Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig.

  5. Haile Thomas:

    There was a lack of a class that would teach nutrition education, cooking, and how to make it fun.

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