unteach

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un·teach

 (ŭn-tēch′)
tr.v. un·taught (-tôt′), un·teach·ing, un·teach·es
1. To cause to forget or unlearn something.
2. To teach the opposite or contrary of (something previously taught).

unteach

(ʌnˈtiːtʃ)
vb (tr) , -teaches, -teaching or -taught
to cause to disbelieve (teaching)

un•teach

(ʌnˈtitʃ)

v.t. -taught, -teach•ing.
1. to cause to be forgotten or disbelieved, as by contrary teaching.
2. to cause to forget or disbelieve something previously taught.
[1525–35]

unteach


Past participle: untaught
Gerund: unteaching

Imperative
unteach
unteach
Present
I unteach
you unteach
he/she/it unteaches
we unteach
you unteach
they unteach
Preterite
I untaught
you untaught
he/she/it untaught
we untaught
you untaught
they untaught
Present Continuous
I am unteaching
you are unteaching
he/she/it is unteaching
we are unteaching
you are unteaching
they are unteaching
Present Perfect
I have untaught
you have untaught
he/she/it has untaught
we have untaught
you have untaught
they have untaught
Past Continuous
I was unteaching
you were unteaching
he/she/it was unteaching
we were unteaching
you were unteaching
they were unteaching
Past Perfect
I had untaught
you had untaught
he/she/it had untaught
we had untaught
you had untaught
they had untaught
Future
I will unteach
you will unteach
he/she/it will unteach
we will unteach
you will unteach
they will unteach
Future Perfect
I will have untaught
you will have untaught
he/she/it will have untaught
we will have untaught
you will have untaught
they will have untaught
Future Continuous
I will be unteaching
you will be unteaching
he/she/it will be unteaching
we will be unteaching
you will be unteaching
they will be unteaching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been unteaching
you have been unteaching
he/she/it has been unteaching
we have been unteaching
you have been unteaching
they have been unteaching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been unteaching
you will have been unteaching
he/she/it will have been unteaching
we will have been unteaching
you will have been unteaching
they will have been unteaching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been unteaching
you had been unteaching
he/she/it had been unteaching
we had been unteaching
you had been unteaching
they had been unteaching
Conditional
I would unteach
you would unteach
he/she/it would unteach
we would unteach
you would unteach
they would unteach
Past Conditional
I would have untaught
you would have untaught
he/she/it would have untaught
we would have untaught
you would have untaught
they would have untaught
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.unteach - cause to disbelieveunteach - cause to disbelieve; teach someone the contrary of what he or she had learned earlier
instruct, teach, learn - impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"
2.unteach - cause to unlearnunteach - cause to unlearn; "teach somebody to unlearn old habits or methods"
instruct, teach, learn - impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat"
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