Teach - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |tiːtʃ|  American pronunciation of the word teach
Brit.  |tiːtʃ|  British pronunciation of the word teach
irregular verb:  p.t. — taught  p.p. — taught


- an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718) (syn: blackbeard, thatch)


- impart skills or knowledge to (syn: instruct, learn)
- accustom gradually to some action or attitude


He enjoys teaching his students about history.

She taught English for many years at the high school.

The church teaches compassion and forgiveness.

Someone needs to teach her right and wrong.

The experience taught us that money doesn't mean everything.

Her injury will teach her not to be so careless with a knife.

I taught history for many years.

I'll teach you to come home late.

Neil teaches at the Guildhall School of Music in London.

He taught geography at the local secondary school.

We were never taught anything about other religions.

I'm teaching English to Italian students.

My father taught me to swim.

Can you teach me one of your card tricks?

When I was young, we were taught to treat older people with respect.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: teach
he/she/it: teaches
present participle: teaching
past tense: taught
past participle: taught
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