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English noun: teaching

1. teaching (act) the profession of a teacher

SamplesHe prepared for teaching while still in college.
Pedagogy is recognized as an important profession.

Synonymsinstruction, pedagogy

Broader (hypernym)education

Narrower (hyponym)catechesis, catechetical instruction, hypnopedia, indoctrination, language teaching, lecture, lecturing, lesson, schooling, sleep-learning, spoonfeeding, teaching reading, tuition, tutelage, tutorship

2. teaching (cognition) a doctrine that is taught

SamplesThe teachings of religion.
He believed all the Christian precepts.

Synonymscommandment, precept

Broader (hypernym)doctrine, ism, philosophical system, philosophy, school of thought

Narrower (hyponym)Golden Rule, mitsvah, mitzvah

3. teaching (act) the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill

SamplesHe received no formal education.
Our instruction was carefully programmed.
Good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded.

Synonymsdidactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy

Broader (hypernym)activity

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 holonymclassroom project, classwork, homework, lesson, prep, preparation

Domain category membersacademic program, Department of Education, education, Education, education, Education Department, point system, tuition, tuition fee

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