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Teacher synonyms
tē'chər
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A person or thing that disciplines or instructs
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  1. A person or thing that disciplines or instructs
  2. (Old-fashioned) A man who teaches in a school
  3. A man who is a teacher.
A woman in charge of a school.
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  1. A woman in charge of a school.
  2. A woman who is a teacher.
A specialist in a particular branch of learning, esp. in the humanities
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  1. A specialist in a particular branch of learning, esp. in the humanities
  2. Any student or pupil
  3. A specialist in a given branch of knowledge:
A woman teacher, especially one who is regarded as strict or old-fashioned.
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  1. A woman teacher, especially one who is regarded as strict or old-fashioned.
  2. (Informal) Any person whose attitudes and behavior resemble those often attributed to schoolmarms, as pedantry, priggishness, or prudishness
  3. (US, slang) A woman who is a teacher, especially a teacher in a schoolhouse; may carry the connotation she is severe.
One who instructs; a teacher.
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  1. One who instructs; a teacher.
  2. A person who instructs; teacher
  3. A college teacher ranking below an assistant professor
A specialist in the theory and practice of education.
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  1. A specialist in the theory and practice of education.
  2. One trained in teaching; a teacher.
  3. A person whose work is to educate others; teacher
In some American universities and colleges, a teacher ranking below an instructor; teaching assistant
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  1. In some American universities and colleges, a teacher ranking below an instructor; teaching assistant
  2. A teacher who gives individual instruction to a student; private teacher
  3. In English universities, a college official in charge of the studies of an undergraduate
A person, esp. an experienced, older person, who provides personal or professional guidance
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  1. A person, esp. an experienced, older person, who provides personal or professional guidance
  2. (Greek mythology) Odysseus's trusted counselor. He was assigned the responsibility to raise Odysseus's son Telemachus, while Odysseus was away fighting in Troy
  3. A wise and trusted counselor or teacher.
A schoolteacher; an educator.
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  1. A schoolteacher; an educator.
  2. One who instructs in a pedantic or dogmatic manner.
  3. A teacher; often, specif., a pedantic, dogmatic teacher
A bus, especially one designed for long-distance passenger service.
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  1. A bus, especially one designed for long-distance passenger service.
  2. (Baseball) A member of the team at bat, stationed near first and near third base to signal and direct the base runners and batters
  3. A private tutor who prepares a student in a subject or for an examination
Used formerly as a title for a man holding a naval office ranking next below a lieutenant on a warship.
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  1. Used formerly as a title for a man holding a naval office ranking next below a lieutenant on a warship.
  2. The owner or keeper of an animal:
  3. A special official appointed by a court to assist it, typically by making findings or rulings pertaining to matters specified by the court, typically, a “master” in divorce or custody, or a “master” to render an accounting; sometimes referred to as a “special master”.
A trusted counselor and adviser; a mentor.
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  1. A trusted counselor and adviser; a mentor.
  2. Any leader, mentor, etc. who is regarded as being deeply influential or charismatic
  3. A popular or influential leader or advocate, as of a movement or idea:
Used as a form of address for such a person.
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  1. Used as a form of address for such a person.
  2. A learned man; pundit
  3. Lord; master: a Hindu title of respect, esp. for a Hindu religious teacher
A woman who rules others or has control, authority, or power over something
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  1. A woman who rules others or has control, authority, or power over something
  2. A woman very skilled and able in some work, profession, science, art, etc.
  3. A woman who is in a sexual relationship with, and typically is financially supported by, a man without being married to him
(North America, Ireland) supply teacher
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  1. (North America, Ireland) supply teacher
A person who supervises; superintendent; manager; director
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  1. A person who supervises; superintendent; manager; director
  2. One who is in charge of a particular department or unit, as in a governmental agency or school system.
  3. In certain school systems, an official in charge of the courses of study for a particular subject and of all teachers of that subject
(Slang) Nickname for a teacher.
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  1. (Slang) Nickname for a teacher.
  2. A teacher.
Alternative spelling of wet nurse.
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  1. Alternative spelling of wet nurse.
  2. One who treats another with excessive care or solicitude.
  3. A woman hired to suckle another's child
Any person claiming or assumed to be especially skilled or experienced in some art, sport, etc.
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  1. Any person claiming or assumed to be especially skilled or experienced in some art, sport, etc.
  2. A teacher or instructor.
  3. A college or university teacher who ranks above an associate professor.
The academic rank held by such a faculty member.
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  1. The academic rank held by such a faculty member.
  2. A member of the faculty of a college or university usually having qualified status without rank or tenure.
  3. A faculty member ranking below an assistant professor.
An important Mafia leader
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  1. An important Mafia leader
  2. Sir; Mr.: a Spanish title of respect, used with the given name: abbrev. D
  3. A college or university professor.
One who has an academic viewpoint or a scholarly background.
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  1. One who has an academic viewpoint or a scholarly background.
  2. A teacher or scholar at a college or university
  3. A faculty member or scholar at an institution of higher learning, such as a university.
A member of an academy
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  1. A member of an academy
  2. (Now chiefly US) A member (especially a senior one) of the faculty at a college or university; an academic. [from 17th c.]
  3. A member or follower of an academy, or society for promoting science, art, or literature, such as the French Academy, or the Royal Academy of Arts. [From 17th c.]
A lecturer or tour guide in a museum or cathedral.
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  1. A lecturer or tour guide in a museum or cathedral.
  2. In some American universities, a teacher or lecturer not on the regular faculty
  3. A teacher or lecturer at some universities who is not a regular faculty member.
A graduate student in a university or college who is awarded a fellowship that provides him or her with financial aid in exchange for teaching duties.
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  1. A graduate student in a university or college who is awarded a fellowship that provides him or her with financial aid in exchange for teaching duties.
  2. A student in a graduate school who assists a professor with teaching duties in return for compensation, as tuition credit or a small stipend
One trained in teaching; a teacher.
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  1. One trained in teaching; a teacher.
  2. A person whose work is to educate others; teacher
  3. A specialist in the theory and practice of education.
One who instructs; a teacher.
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  1. One who instructs; a teacher.
  2. A person who instructs; teacher
  3. A college teacher ranking below an assistant professor
One who instructs in a pedantic or dogmatic manner.
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  1. One who instructs in a pedantic or dogmatic manner.
  2. A schoolteacher; an educator.
  3. A teacher; often, specif., a pedantic, dogmatic teacher
A person who trains animals, as racehorses, show dogs, circus beasts, etc.
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  1. A person who trains animals, as racehorses, show dogs, circus beasts, etc.
  2. A person who trains, provides first aid for, etc. athletes in competition
  3. A member of a naval gun crew who trains cannons horizontally.
A teacher or teaching assistant in some universities and colleges having a rank lower than that of an instructor.
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  1. A teacher or teaching assistant in some universities and colleges having a rank lower than that of an instructor.
  2. In some American universities and colleges, a teacher ranking below an instructor; teaching assistant
  3. A teacher who gives individual instruction to a student; private teacher
Find another word for teacher. In this page you can discover 40 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for teacher, like: schoolmaster, schoolmistress, scholar, teacher-in-training, schoolmarm, instructor, educator, public school teacher, high school teacher, tutor and mentor.