1. [ noun ] a message describing how something is to be done
Synonyms: direction

"he gave directions faster than she could follow them"

Related terms: message rule recipe prescription prescription stage_direction rule address misdirection system_command rubric style markup rule
2. [ noun ] (education) the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill
Synonyms: education educational_activity teaching pedagogy

"he received no formal education" "our instruction was carefully programmed" "good teaching is seldom rewarded"

Related terms: activity course higher_education extension work-study_program elementary_education extracurricular_activity secondary_education coeducation lesson homework project education education tuition academic_program point_system Department_of_Education teach train
3. [ noun ] (work,education) the profession of a teacher
Synonyms: teaching pedagogy

"he prepared for teaching while still in college" "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"

Related terms: education lesson lecture schooling tutelage teaching_reading language_teaching hypnopedia spoonfeeding indoctrination catechetical_instruction catechesis
4. [ noun ] (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program
Synonyms: statement program_line command
Related terms: code call toggle command_line macro system_error link program computer_science
Similar spelling:   instructions