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English noun: Teach

1. Teach (person) an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)


SynonymsBlackbeard, Edward Teach, Edward Thatch, Thatch


Instance hypernymbuccaneer, pirate, sea robber, sea rover


English verb: teach

1. teach (communication) impart skills or knowledge to


SamplesI taught them French.
He instructed me in building a boat.


ExamplesThe parents teach a French poem to the children, The parents teach the children a French poem


Synonymsinstruct, learn


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Broader (hypernym)inform


Narrower (hyponym)catechise, catechize, coach, condition, develop, drill, edify, educate, enlighten, ground, indoctrinate, induct, lecture, mentor, prepare, reinforce, reward, spoonfeed, talk, train, train, tutor, unteach, unteach


Causeacquire, larn, learn

2. teach (change) accustom gradually to some action or attitude


SamplesThe child is taught to obey her parents.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)accustom, habituate









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