1. One who teaches or instructs; one whose business or occupation is to instruct others; an instructor; a tutor.
2. One who instructs others in religion; a preacher; a minister of the gospel; sometimes, one who preaches without regular ordination.
The teachers in all the churches assembled. --Sir W. Raleigh.
n 1: a person whose occupation is teaching [syn: instructor]
2: a personified abstraction that teaches; "books were his
teachers"; "experience is a demanding teacher"