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English noun: teacher

1. teacher (person) a person whose occupation is teaching


Broader (hypernym)educator, pedagog, pedagogue

Narrower (hyponym)art teacher, Bahai, catechist, coach, dance master, dancing-master, demonstrator, docent, don, English professor, English teacher, French teacher, governess, instructress, math teacher, mathematics teacher, missionary, music teacher, preceptor, private instructor, reading teacher, riding master, school teacher, schoolteacher, science teacher, section man, teaching fellow, tutor

Member meronymteacher-student relation

2. teacher (cognition) a personified abstraction that teaches

SamplesBooks were his teachers.
Experience is a demanding teacher.

Broader (hypernym)abstract, abstraction

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