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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

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

It's like Forrest Gump said, 'Life is like a box of chocolates.' Your career is like a box of chocolates - you never know what you're going to get. But everything you get is going to teach you something along the way and make you the person you are today. That's the exciting part - it's an adventure in itself.
Nick Carter

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.
Henry David Thoreau

A good teacher, like a good entertainer first must hold his audience's attention, then he can teach his lesson.
John Henrik Clarke

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
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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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