Teaching youngsters to be self-reliant.
An accident that taught me a valuable lesson.
Teaches French, taught him self-discipline.
To teach a child (how) to swim.
An example of to teach is to explain how to properly mail a letter.
Taught high school for many years.
To teach school.
The accident that taught her to be careful.
Her life itself teaches nonviolence.
Teaches racial and religious tolerance.
Origin of teach
- Middle English techen from Old English tǣcan deik- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle English techen, from Old English tǣċan (“to show, declare, demonstrate; teach, instruct, train; assign, prescribe, direct; warn; persuade"), from Proto-Germanic *taikijanÄ… (“to show"), from Proto-Indo-European *deyǵe-, *deyḱe- (“to show, point out, declare, tell"). Cognate with Scots tech, teich (“to teach"), German zeigen (“to show, point out"), Gothic 𐌲𐌰𐍄𐌴𐌹𐌷𐌰𐌿 (gateihan, “to announce, declare, tell"), Latin dÄ«cō (“speak, say, tell"), Ancient Greek δείκνυμι (deíknumi, “show, point out, explain, teach"). More at token.