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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Teach  \Teach\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Taught};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Teaching}.]  [OE.  techen,  imp.  taughte,  tahte,  AS  t?cean, 
  imp.  t?hte,  to  show  teach,  akin  to  t[=a]cn  token.  See 
  {Token}.] 
  1.  To  impart  the  knowledge  of  to  give  intelligence 
  concerning;  to  impart,  as  knowledge  before  unknown,  or 
  rules  for  practice;  to  inculcate  as  true  or  important;  to 
  exhibit  impressively;  as  to  teach  arithmetic,  dancing, 
  music,  or  the  like  to  teach  morals. 
 
  If  some  men  teach  wicked  things  it  must  be  that 
  others  should  practice  them  --South. 
 
  2.  To  direct,  as  an  instructor;  to  manage,  as  a  preceptor;  to 
  guide  the  studies  of  to  instruct;  to  inform;  to  conduct 
  through  a  course  of  studies;  as  to  teach  a  child  or  a 
  class.  ``He  taught  his  disciples.''  --Mark  ix  31. 
 
  The  village  master  taught  his  little  school. 
  --Goldsmith. 
 
  3.  To  accustom;  to  guide;  to  show  to  admonish. 
 
  I  shall  myself  to  herbs  teach  you  --Chaucer. 
 
  They  have  taught  their  tongue  to  speak  lies.  --Jer. 
  ix  5. 
 
  Note:  This  verb  is  often  used  with  two  objects,  one  of  the 
  person,  the  other  of  the  thing  as  he  taught  me  Latin 
  grammar.  In  the  passive  construction,  either  of  these 
  objects  may  be  retained  in  the  objective  case,  while 
  the  other  becomes  the  subject;  as  I  was  taught  Latin 
  grammar  by  him  Latin  grammar  was  taught  me  by  him 
 
  Syn:  To  instruct;  inform;  inculcate;  tell  guide;  counsel; 
  admonish.  See  the  Note  under  {Learn}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Teach  \Teach\,  v.  i. 
  To  give  instruction;  to  follow  the  business,  or  to  perform 
  the  duties,  of  a  preceptor. 
 
  And  gladly  would  he  learn,  and  gladly  teach.  --Chaucer. 
 
  The  priests  thereof  teach  for  hire.  --Micah  iii. 
  11. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Teach 
  n  :  an  English  pirate  who  operated  in  the  Caribbean  and  off  the 
  Atlantic  coast  of  North  America  (died  in  1718)  [syn:  {Teach}, 
  {Edward  Teach},  {Thatch},  {Edward  Thatch},  {Blackbeard}] 
  v  1:  impart  skills  or  knowledge  to  "I  taught  them  French";  "He 
  instructed  me  in  building  a  boat";  learn"  is  not 
  standard  [syn:  {learn},  {instruct}] 
  2:  accustom  gradually  to  some  action  or  attitude;  "The  child  is 
  taught  to  obey  her  parents" 




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