Teach definitions

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To teach is to share knowledge of a subject with a student or students.

An example of to teach is to explain how to properly mail a letter.

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To impart knowledge or skill to.

Teaches children.

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To provide knowledge of; instruct in.

Teaches French.

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To condition to a certain action or frame of mind.

Teaching youngsters to be self-reliant.

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To cause to learn by example or experience.

An accident that taught me a valuable lesson.

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To advocate or preach.

Teaches racial and religious tolerance.

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To carry on instruction on a regular basis in.

Taught high school for many years.

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To give instruction, especially as an occupation.
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A teacher.
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To show or help (a person) to learn (how) to do something.

To teach a child (how) to swim.

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To give lessons to (a student, pupil, or class); guide the studies of; instruct.
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To give lessons in (a subject) to someone; help someone to develop (a skill or trait)

Teaches French, taught him self-discipline.

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To give instruction at or in (a place)

To teach school.

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To provide (a person) with knowledge, insight, etc.

The accident that taught her to be careful.

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To attempt to cause someone to understand or accept (a precept or philosophy), esp. by one's own example or preaching.

Her life itself teaches nonviolence.

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To give lessons or instruction; be a teacher, esp. in a school or college.
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Can you teach me to sew? Can you teach sewing to me?

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(intransitive) To pass on knowledge, especially as one's profession; to act as a teacher.

She used to teach at university.

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(slang) Nickname for a teacher.

I'm not in trouble again, am I, Teach?

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Origin of teach

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.