1. [ verb ] (education) impart skills or knowledge to
Synonyms: instruct learn

"I taught them French" "He instructed me in building a boat"

Related terms: inform train lecture coach condition tutor enlighten ground reinforce indoctrinate unteach induct catechize drill catechize unteach mentor spoonfeed teacher education teacher learn
2. [ verb ] accustom gradually to some action or attitude

"The child is taught to obey her parents"

Related terms: habituate teacher
3. [ noun ] (law,criminal law) an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
Synonyms: Thatch Edward_Thatch Blackbeard Edward_Teach
Related terms: pirate
Similar spelling:   tech