English noun: instruction
|1.||instruction (communication) a message describing how something is to be done|
|Samples||He gave directions faster than she could follow them.|
|Broader (hypernym)||content, message, subject matter, substance|
|Narrower (hyponym)||address, destination, formula, markup, misdirection, name and address, prescript, prescription, recipe, rubric, rule, rule, rule, stage direction, style, system command|
|2.||instruction (act) the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill|
|Samples||He received no formal education.|
Our instruction was carefully programmed.
Good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded.
|Synonyms||didactics, education, educational activity, pedagogy, teaching|
|Narrower (hyponym)||class, coeducation, continuing education, course, course of instruction, course of study, elementary education, extension, extension service, extracurricular activity, higher education, secondary education, team teaching, university extension, work-study program|
|Part holonym||classroom project, classwork, homework, lesson, prep, preparation|
|Domain category members||academic program, Department of Education, education, Education, education, Education Department, point system, tuition, tuition fee|
|3.||instruction (act) the profession of a teacher|
|Samples||He prepared for teaching while still in college.|
Pedagogy is recognized as an important profession.
|Narrower (hyponym)||catechesis, catechetical instruction, hypnopedia, indoctrination, language teaching, lecture, lecturing, lesson, schooling, sleep-learning, spoonfeeding, teaching reading, tuition, tutelage, tutorship|
|4.||instruction (communication) (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program|
|Synonyms||command, program line, statement|
|Broader (hypernym)||code, computer code|
|Narrower (hyponym)||call, command line, link, macro, macro instruction, system error, toggle|
|Part meronym||computer program, computer programme, program, programme|
|Domain category||computer science, computing|