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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 teach /ˈtiʧ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Teach v. t. [imp. & p. p. Taught p. pr. & vb. n. Teaching.]
 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.”
    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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the
          Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718) [syn: Edward
          Teach, Thatch, Edward Thatch, Blackbeard]
      v 1: impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He
           instructed me in building a boat" [syn: learn, instruct]
      2: accustom gradually to some action or attitude; "The child is
         taught to obey her parents"