Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The act, practice, occupation, or profession of a teacher.
  • noun Something taught.
  • noun A precept or doctrine.
  • adjective Of, involving, or used for teaching.
  • adjective Working as a teacher or in teaching.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act or business of instructing.
  • noun That which is taught; instruction.
  • noun Synonyms Training, Education, etc. See instruction.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act or business of instructing; also, that which is taught; instruction.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Something taught by a religious or philosophical authority.
  • noun The profession of teaching.
  • verb Present participle of teach.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the profession of a teacher
  • noun the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
  • noun a doctrine that is taught

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Examples

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  • Such omissions may have been plausible in the first blush of enthusiasm for reform, but they seem indefensible after many decades of evidence that adventurous teaching is rare. quoted from 《teaching practice: plus que ca change》, p38

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  • So much of what we think of as “waste” in teaching is actually a diamond in the rough.

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  • So much of what we think of as “waste” in teaching is actually a diamond in the rough.

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  • The schools performance in teaching is judged by how its graduates perform in their next academic stage (university, college, etc.) compared to other schools.

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  • The greatest advancement in teaching is to have players see their swings.

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  • Dolphins off the western coast of Australia have been known to teach their young to use sponges to help them gather food, so this kind of dolphin-to-dolphin teaching is not undocumented.

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  • The schools performance in teaching is judged by how its graduates perform in their next academic stage (university, college, etc.) compared to other schools.

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  • The schools performance in teaching is judged by how its graduates perform in their next academic stage (university, college, etc.) compared to other schools.

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  • Dolphins off the western coast of Australia have been known to teach their young to use sponges to help them gather food, so this kind of dolphin-to-dolphin teaching is not undocumented.

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