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To give orders to; direct:
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  1. To give orders to; direct:
  2. To teach or direct; to give instructions.
  3. To give facts or information to on a particular matter; inform or guide
To function as a tutor.
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  1. To function as a tutor.
  2. To act as a tutor to; instruct or teach privately.
  3. To act as a tutor to; teach; esp., to give individual instruction to
To instruct in a subject, or prepare for an examination, by private tutoring
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  1. To instruct in a subject, or prepare for an examination, by private tutoring
  2. To instruct and train (athletes, actors, etc.)
  3. In or by means of coach accommodations
To teach or instruct a person or group.
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  1. To teach or instruct a person or group.
  2. To develop or refine (one's taste or appreciation, for example).
  3. To form and develop (one's taste, etc.)
To claim to have (some feeling, an interest, knowledge, etc.)
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  1. To claim to have (some feeling, an interest, knowledge, etc.)
  2. To take the vows of a religious order or congregation.
  3. To receive into a religious order or congregation.
To define; expound:
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  1. To define; expound:
  2. To give the meaning or interpretation of; expound
  3. To offer reasons for or a cause of; justify:
To explain in detail; elucidate:
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  1. To explain in detail; elucidate:
  2. To explain or interpret; clarify
  3. To set forth point by point; state in detail
To deliver a lecture to (a class or audience).
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  1. To deliver a lecture to (a class or audience).
  2. To give a lecture or lectures
  3. To admonish or reprove earnestly, often at length:
To indicate the intended recipient on (a letter, for example).
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  1. To indicate the intended recipient on (a letter, for example).
  2. To concentrate or focus (one's sight or attention, for example) on a particular object or activity.
  3. To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.” To order or cause a person or entity to carry out a course of action; more generally, to govern an enterprise or activity. Of a judge, the giving of a verbal instruction to a witness or jury to behave in a certain way, as in, “the witness is directed to answer yes or no to the questions” or “the jury is directed to disregard the defendant’s outburst.”
(Archaic) To build; establish
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  1. (Archaic) To build; establish
  2. To instruct in such a way as to improve, enlighten, or uplift morally, spiritually, or intellectually
  3. To instruct especially so as to encourage intellectual, moral, or spiritual improvement.
To make clear to (a person) the facts or nature of something; inform
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  1. To make clear to (a person) the facts or nature of something; inform
  2. (--- Religion) To give spiritual insight and understanding to
  3. To give the light of fact and knowledge to; free from ignorance, prejudice, or superstition
To serve as a guide for; conduct.
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  1. To serve as a guide for; conduct.
  2. To point out the way for; direct on a course; conduct; lead
  3. To direct the course or motion of (a vehicle, implement, etc.) by physical action
To give a performance or present an exhibition:
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  1. To give a performance or present an exhibition:
  2. To enter (animals, flowers, etc.) in a competitive show
  3. To cause or allow to be seen; display:
To build; erect
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  1. To build; erect
  2. To care for (children or a child) during the early stages of life; bring up.
  3. To bring up by educating, nurturing, training, etc.; raise
(Music) To lead up to and soften (a dissonance or its impact) by means of preparation.
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  1. (Music) To lead up to and soften (a dissonance or its impact) by means of preparation.
  2. (Music) To use (a dissonant tone) in preparation
  3. To equip or furnish with necessary provisions, accessories, etc.; fit out
To cause to be the proper size and shape:
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  1. To cause to be the proper size and shape:
  2. To have the proper size or shape for a particular figure, space, etc.
  3. To provide a place or time for:
To translate from one language into another:
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  1. To translate from one language into another:
  2. To have or show one's own understanding of the meaning of; construe
  3. To bring out the meaning of; esp., to give one's own conception of (a work of art), as in performance or criticism
To put in drop by drop
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  1. To put in drop by drop
  2. To put (an idea, principle, feeling, etc.) in or into little by little; impart gradually
  3. To pour in (medicine, for example) drop by drop.
To teach (others) by frequent instruction or repetition; indoctrinate:
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  1. To teach (others) by frequent instruction or repetition; indoctrinate:
  2. To impress (something) upon the mind of another by frequent instruction or repetition; instill:
  3. To induce understanding or a particular sentiment in a person or persons.
  1. To teach with a biased, one-sided or uncritical ideology.
  2. To imbue with a partisan or ideological point of view:
  3. To instruct in a body of doctrine or principles.
To subject to brainwashing.
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  1. To subject to brainwashing.
  2. (Informal) To indoctrinate so intensively and thoroughly as to effect a radical transformation of beliefs and mental attitudes
To produce (a photographic image) by use of a photosensitive medium or by printing from a digital file.
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  1. To produce (a photographic image) by use of a photosensitive medium or by printing from a digital file.
  2. To cause gradually to acquire a specific role, function, or form, as:
  3. To process (a photosensitive medium such as exposed film) in order to produce a photographic image.
To become formed or shaped:
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  1. To become formed or shaped:
  2. To come to have; develop or acquire:
  3. To give form to; shape:
To bring into practice or use; introduce by first doing or using; start
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  1. To bring into practice or use; introduce by first doing or using; start
  2. To set going by taking the first step; begin:
  3. To teach the fundamentals of some subject to; help to begin doing something
To give information laying blame or accusation upon another
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  1. To give information laying blame or accusation upon another
  2. To give knowledge of something to; tell; acquaint with a fact, etc.
  3. (--- Obs.) To give form to
To raise by educating, training, etc.
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  1. To raise by educating, training, etc.
  2. To encourage or help develop; cultivate:
  3. To raise or educate (a child, for example).
To serve as an example or clarification of:
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  1. To serve as an example or clarification of:
  2. To provide a book or other publication with pictures, diagrams or other explanatory or decorative features.
  3. To clarify or explain, as by the use of examples or comparisons:
(Rare) To fill with moisture; saturate
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  1. (Rare) To fill with moisture; saturate
  2. To permeate or inspire (with principles, ideas, emotions, etc.)
  3. To inspire or influence thoroughly; pervade:
To set in firmly, as into the ground:
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  1. To set in firmly, as into the ground:
  2. (Med., Dentistry) To insert (an organ, prosthetic device, living tissue, etc.) within the body
  3. To become attached to and embedded in the maternal uterine lining. Used of a fertilized egg.
To fill (oneself or one's stomach, for example) with food.
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  1. To fill (oneself or one's stomach, for example) with food.
  2. To put hastily through an extensive course of memorizing or study, as in preparation for an examination; as, a pupil is crammed by his tutor.
  3. To press, force, or drive, particularly in filling, or in thrusting one thing into another; to stuff; to crowd; to fill to superfluity; as, to cram anything into a basket; to cram a room with people.
(--- Basketball) To block (a shot or an opponent who is shooting), especially before the ball leaves the shooter's hands.
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  1. (--- Basketball) To block (a shot or an opponent who is shooting), especially before the ball leaves the shooter's hands.
  2. To fill with an appropriate stuffing:
  3. To fill (an animal skin) to restore its natural form for mounting or display.
(Now Rare) To use habitually; practice; train
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  1. (Now Rare) To use habitually; practice; train
  2. To engage in exercise:
  3. To subject to practice or exertion in order to train, strengthen, or develop:
To prepare physically, as with a regimen:
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  1. To prepare physically, as with a regimen:
  2. To coach in or accustom to a mode of behavior or performance.
  3. To give or undergo a course of training:
To punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience.
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  1. To punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience.
  2. To train by instruction and practice, as in following rules or developing self-control:
  3. To impose order on:
To rise high in the air; tower.
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  1. To rise high in the air; tower.
  2. To care for (children or a child) during the early stages of life; bring up.
  3. To bring up by educating, nurturing, training, etc.; raise
(--- Football) To throw (a ball) to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage.
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  1. (--- Football) To throw (a ball) to the ground in order to stop play and avoid being tackled behind the line of scrimmage.
  2. (Elec.) To connect (an electrical conductor) to a ground
  3. The set of shared points in an electrical circuit at which the measured voltage is taken to be zero. The ground is usually connected directly to the power supply and acts as a common “sink” for current flowing through the components in the circuit.
(Music) To use (a dissonant tone) in preparation
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  1. (Music) To use (a dissonant tone) in preparation
  2. To equip or furnish with necessary provisions, accessories, etc.; fit out
  3. (Music) To lead up to and soften (a dissonance or its impact) by means of preparation.
To train or discipline:
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  1. To train or discipline:
  2. (Slang) To defeat or put down decisively, especially in a humiliating manner:
  3. To swim in or form into a school.
To be or become qualified, as by meeting requirements
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  1. To be or become qualified, as by meeting requirements
  2. To render deserving of a descriptor by having or enumerating certain necessary characteristics:
  3. To declare competent or capable, as to practice a profession; certify:
To change in shape. Used especially of the adaptation of the fetal head to the pelvic canal.
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  1. To change in shape. Used especially of the adaptation of the fetal head to the pelvic canal.
  2. To assume a certain shape:
  3. To guide or determine the growth or development of; influence:
To work at, especially as a profession:
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  1. To work at, especially as a profession:
  2. To teach or train through practice; exercise
  3. To give lessons or repeated instructions to; drill:
To become prepared for future action or operation.
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  1. To become prepared for future action or operation.
  2. To get (a pump) into operation by pouring in water until the suction is established
  3. To prepare (a gun) for firing or (a charge) for exploding by providing with priming or a primer
To repeat or practice as if rehearsing
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  1. To repeat or practice as if rehearsing
  2. To perform (a play, concert, etc.) for practice, in preparation for a public or formal performance
  3. To practice by recitation or repetition in private for experiment and improvement, prior to a public representation; as, to rehearse a tragedy.
To continue to be tasted, as because of belching
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  1. To continue to be tasted, as because of belching
  2. To do or experience something again, especially to win a championship for a second time in a row.
  3. To do, experience, or produce again:
To learn by heart, commit to memory
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  1. To learn by heart, commit to memory
To make familiar by use; to cause to accept; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to.
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  1. To make familiar by use; to cause to accept; to habituate, familiarize, or inure; -- with to.
  2. To familiarize, as by constant practice, use, or habit:
To cause physiological or psychological habituation, as to a drug.
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  1. To cause physiological or psychological habituation, as to a drug.
  2. To accustom by frequent repetition or prolonged exposure.
  3. (Psychology) To experience habituation.
To polish to make something shiny
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  1. To polish to make something shiny
  2. To hone (one's skills)
To instruct and train (athletes, actors, etc.)
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  1. To instruct and train (athletes, actors, etc.)
  2. To transport by or ride in a coach.
  3. To instruct in a subject, or prepare for an examination, by private tutoring
To punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience.
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  1. To punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience.
  2. To train by instruction and practice, as in following rules or developing self-control:
  3. To impose order on:
To develop the mental, moral, or social capabilities of, especially by schooling or instruction.
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  1. To develop the mental, moral, or social capabilities of, especially by schooling or instruction.
  2. To provide with knowledge or training in a particular area or for a particular purpose:
  3. To provide with information, as in an effort to gain support for a position or to influence behavior:
To give facts or information to on a particular matter; inform or guide
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  1. To give facts or information to on a particular matter; inform or guide
  2. To give orders to; direct:
  3. To provide with knowledge; to train or inform:
To train or discipline:
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  1. To train or discipline:
  2. (Slang) To defeat or put down decisively, especially in a humiliating manner:
  3. To train, as at school; teach; instruct; educate
To prepare physically, as with a regimen:
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  1. To prepare physically, as with a regimen:
  2. To administer or undergo training
  3. To coach in or accustom to a mode of behavior or performance.
To act as a tutor to; instruct or teach privately.
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  1. To act as a tutor to; instruct or teach privately.
  2. To be instructed by a tutor; study under a tutor.
  3. To act as a tutor to; teach; esp., to give individual instruction to

Synonym Study

  • School , often equivalent to any of the preceding, sometimes specifically connotes a disciplining to endure something difficult he had to school himself to obedience
  • Train implies the development of a particular faculty or skill, or instruction toward a particular occupation, as by methodical discipline, exercise, etc. he was trained as a mechanic
  • Educate stresses the development of latent faculties and powers by formal, systematic teaching he was educated in European universities
  • Instruct implies systematized teaching, usually in some particular subject she instructs us in chemistry
  • Teach is the basic, inclusive word for the imparting of knowledge or skills and usually connotes some individual attention to the learner he taught her how to skate, she teaches astronomy
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