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teaching

 
Noun teaching has 3 senses
  1. teaching, instruction, pedagogy - the profession of a teacher; "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession"
    --1 is a kind of education
    --1 has particulars:
     catechesis; catechetical instruction; language teaching; teaching reading; schooling; indoctrination; tutelage, tuition, tutorship; lesson; sleep-learning, hypnopedia; spoonfeeding; lecture, lecturing
  2. teaching, precept, commandment - a doctrine that is taught; "the teachings of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts"
    --2 is a kind of doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism
    --2 has particulars: Golden Rule; mitzvah, mitsvah
  3. education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity - the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good teaching is seldom rewarded"
    --3 is a kind of activity
    --3 has parts:
     classroom project; homework, prep, preparation; lesson
    --3 has particulars:
     coeducation; course, course of study, course of instruction, class; elementary education; extension, extension service, university extension; extracurricular activity; higher education; secondary education; work-study program
    Derived form: verb teach1
Verb teach has 2 senses
  1. teach, learn, instruct - impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"
    --1 is one way to inform
    Derived forms: noun teacher1, noun teacher2, noun teaching3
    Sample sentences:
    The parents teach a French poem to the children
    The parents teach the children a French poem
  2. teach - accustom gradually to some action or attitude; "The child is taught to obey her parents"
    --2 is one way to
    habituate, accustom
    Derived forms: noun teacher1, noun teacher2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
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