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


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From: Network Terminology


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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Teach·ing, n. The act or business of instructing; also, that which is taught; instruction.
 Syn: -- Education; instruction; breeding. See Education.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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 teachings of religion"; "he
         believed all the Christian precepts" [syn: precept, commandment]
      3: the activities of educating or instructing or teaching;
         activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no
         formal education"; "our instruction was carefully
         programmed"; "good teaching is seldom rewarded" [syn: education,
          instruction, pedagogy, educational activity]