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Definition of Teach


  1. To impart the knowledge of; to give intelligence concerning; to impart, as knowledge before unknown, or rules for practice; to inculcate as true or important; to exhibit impressively; as, to teach arithmetic, dancing, music, or the like; to teach morals.
  2. To direct, as an instructor; to manage, as a preceptor; to guide the studies of; to instruct; to inform; to conduct through a course of studies; as, to teach a child or a class.
  3. To accustom; to guide; to show; to admonish.
  4. To give instruction; to follow the business, or to perform the duties, of a preceptor.

Teach Quotations

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. - Benjamin Franklin
Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.
Benjamin Franklin

You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but your own soul.
Swami Vivekananda

Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
John Lubbock
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Teach Translations

teach in Afrikaans is oplei, leer
teach in Dutch is afwennen, afleren
teach in Finnish is opettaa
teach in French is enseigner, enseignez, enseignons, enseignent
teach in German is lehren, lehren, beibringen
teach in Italian is istruire, rendere edotto
teach in Latin is doceo docui doctum, prodoceo, trado, erudio
teach in Portuguese is ensinar, ensine
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