Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun teaching

3 senses of teaching

Sense 1
teaching, instruction, pedagogy -- (the profession of a teacher; "he prepared for teaching while still in college"; "pedagogy is recognized as an important profession")
       => education -- (the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university))

Sense 2
teaching, precept, commandment -- (a doctrine that is taught; "the teachings of religion"; "he believed all the Christian precepts")
       => doctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ism -- (a belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school)

Sense 3
education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activity -- (the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb teach

2 senses of teach

Sense 1
teach, learn, instruct -- (impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat")
       => inform -- (impart knowledge of some fact, state or affairs, or event to; "I informed him of his rights")

Sense 2
teach -- (accustom gradually to some action or attitude; "The child is taught to obey her parents")
       => habituate, accustom -- (make psychologically or physically used (to something); "She became habituated to the background music")

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