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Another word for teach

  1. To impart knowledge and skill to

      1. A private instructor.
      2. One that gives additional, special, or remedial instruction.
      3. A teacher or teaching assistant in some universities and colleges having a rank lower than that of an instructor.
      1. A series of connected railroad cars pulled or pushed by one or more locomotives.
      2. A long line of moving people, animals, or vehicles.
      3. The personnel, vehicles, and equipment following and providing supplies and services to a combat unit.
      1. An institution for the instruction of children or people under college age.
      2. An institution for instruction in a skill or business:
      3. A college or university.
      1. To give orders to; direct:
      2. To provide with knowledge; to train or inform:
      3. To serve as an instructor.
      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:
      1. Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement:
      2. Control obtained by enforcing compliance or order:
      3. Controlled behavior resulting from disciplinary training; self-control:
      1. A bus, especially one designed for long-distance passenger service.
      2. A railroad passenger car.
      3. A closed automobile, usually with two doors.
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Another word for teach

  1. To act as teacher

  2. To drill

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