What does teach mean?

Definitions for teach
titʃteach

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word teach.

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?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say teach in sign language?

  1. teach

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. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi:

    If we are to teach real peace in this world, and if we are to carry on a real war against war, we shall have to begin with the children.

  2. Bryan Thornhill:

    Teach your kids, don’t be a friend, be a parent. That’s what children need these days.

  3. Ron Clark:

    For the past five years of the Ron Clark Academy, we've have had over 14,000 superintendents, principals and educators from all over the country come here to the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta to watch us teach in our classrooms, learn about methods and then take our techniques back to their schools.

  4. George Spencer-Brown:

    Unfortunately, we find systems of education today which have departed so far from the plain truth, that they now teach us to be proud of what we know and ashamed of ignorance. This is doubly corrupt. It is corrupt not only because pride is in itself a mortal sin, but also because to teach pride in knowledge is to put up an effective barrier against any advance upon what is already known, since it makes one ashamed to look beyond the bonds imposed by one's ignorance.

  5. Congressman Chris Smith:

    I would like to know if those agreements are public, whether they compromise academic or other freedoms of faculty, students, and workers and whether Chinese teachers are allowed the freedom to worship as they please and teach about Tiananmen, Tibet, and Taiwan.

Images & Illustrations of teach

  1. teachteachteachteachteach

Popularity rank by frequency of use

teach#1#3806#10000

Translations for teach

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for teach »

Translation

Find a translation for the teach definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these teach definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"teach." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 10 Aug. 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/teach>.

Are we missing a good definition for teach? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for teach:


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.