- the act of instructing; education
- knowledge, information, etc. given or taught
- any teaching, lesson, rule, or precept
- a command or order
- any of the sequence of steps to be followed, as in doing, using, or operating something: usually used in pl.
- a sequence of bits specifying an operation to be performed by a computer
Origin of instructionMiddle English instruccioun from Old French instruccion from Classical Latin instructio