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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 
  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. 
  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]: 
  Teaching  \Teach"ing\,  n. 
  The  act  or  business  of  instructing;  also  that  which  is 
  taught;  instruction. 
  Syn:  Education;  instruction;  breeding.  See  {Education}. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  profession  of  a  teacher;  "he  prepared  for  teaching  while 
  still  in  college";  "pedagogy  is  recognized  as  an 
  important  profession"  [syn:  {instruction},  {pedagogy}] 
  2:  a  doctrine  that  is  taught;  "the  teaching  of  religion";  "he 
  believed  all  the  Christian  precepts"  [syn:  {precept}] 
  3:  activities  that  impart  knowledge;  "he  received  no  formal 
  education"  [syn:  {education},  {instruction},  {pedagogy},  {educational 

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