1. [ noun ] (work,education) the profession of a teacher
Synonyms: instruction 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
2. [ noun ] a doctrine that is taught
Synonyms: commandment precept

"the teaching of religion" "he believed all the Christian precepts"

Related terms: doctrine mitsvah Golden_Rule
3. [ noun ] (education) the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill
Synonyms: education instruction educational_activity 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
Similar spelling:   teasing