Part of speech:
Any teaching, lesson, rule, or precept
Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
Good upbringing or training
All of the courses, collectively, offered in a school, college, etc., or in a particular subject
Training expected to produce a specific character or pattern of behavior, especially training that produces moral or mental improvement:
A statement of official government policy, especially in foreign affairs and military strategy.
The art or science of teaching; esp., instruction in teaching methods
Theory or logical analysis of the principles underlying conduct, thought, knowledge, and the nature of the universe: included in philosophy are ethics, aesthetics, logic, epistemology, metaphysics, etc.
A rule of moral conduct; maxim
The process or experience of being trained
(Chiefly Brit.) Teaching; instruction
The capacity or activity of a guardian; guardianship.
The act, process, or art of imparting knowledge and skill
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
Dogma is defined as principles or rules that cannot be questioned, or articles of faith in different religions.
A principle, doctrine, or belief held as a truth, as by some group
the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
To develop or refine (one's taste or appreciation, for example).
To communicate knowledge to; teach; educate
Prepare is defined as to make ready, put together or provide with what is needed.
To teach or instruct by preaching; to inform by preaching.
To encourage or help develop; cultivate:
The definition of instill is to gradually and persistently introduce an idea or principle to a person.
The definition of inculcate is to teach or instill something in a person by repeating the lesson over and over.
To direct the course of; steer:
To explain or interpret; clarify
Explain is defined as to make something clear or to account for something or tell why something happened.
To urge by strong, often stirring argument, admonition, advice, or appeal:
Enlighten is defined as to inform or give spiritual understanding.
To instruct thoroughly by repetition in a skill or procedure:
To disseminate is defined as to make known or spread information.
The definition of discipline is to punish someone for their behavior.
To manage the affairs, course, or action of; guide; conduct; regulate
To come to have gradually; acquire:
To show clearly and deliberately; manifest:
To coach is defined as to train or teach someone.
To familiarize, as by constant practice, use, or habit:
To commit to memory; learn by heart.
To express (oneself) in the same way or words:
To repeat or practice as if rehearsing
(Mathematics) To mark with a prime mark.
To teach or train through practice; exercise
To guide or determine the growth or development of; influence:
To declare competent or capable, as to practice a profession; certify:
To found; to fix or set, as on a foundation, reason, or principle; to furnish a ground for; to fix firmly.
To care for (children or a child) during the early stages of life; bring up.
(Now Rare) To use habitually; practice; train
To form or fashion by packing with the necessary material.
(Med., Dentistry) To insert (an organ, prosthetic device, living tissue, etc.) within the body
To inspire or influence thoroughly; pervade:
Illustrate is defined as to make clear or to tell a story using drawings, pictures, examples or comparisons.
To bring into practice or use; introduce by first doing or using; start
To develop (habits)
To have or show one's own understanding of the meaning of; construe
To make ready; prepare:
To lecture is defined as to deliver a speech or to talk to someone about why he or she was wrong.
To claim to have (some feeling, an interest, knowledge, etc.)
To cultivate is designed as to prepare land to grow something or to nurture and cause growth, either literally or figuratively.
Follow is defined as to pursue or come after in sequence or direction.
To obtain through effort or merit; achieve:
To give lessons or instruction; be a teacher, esp. in a school or college
To provide with, or affect as, a motive or motives; incite, impel, or encourage
Influence is defined as to affect a person or thing.
(Buddhism & Hinduism) A state in which the individual transcends desire and suffering and attains nirvana.
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