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Related to taught: thought
past tense of teach: He taught me to sing.
Not to be confused with:
taut – trim; tidy; tense: She speaks in short, taut sentences.
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Past tense and past participle of teach.
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the past tense and past participle of teach
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v. taught, teach•ing. v.t.
1. to impart knowledge of or skill in; give instruction in: She teaches mathematics.
2. to impart knowledge or skill to; give instruction to: He teaches a large class.v.i.
3. to impart knowledge or skill; give instruction, esp. as one's profession or vocation.
[before 900; Middle English techen, Old English tǣcan; akin to token]
syn: teach, instruct, train, educate share the meaning of imparting information, understanding, or skill. teach is the most general of these terms, referring to any practice that furnishes a person with skill or knowledge: to teach children to write. instruct usu. implies a systematic, structured method of teaching: to instruct paramedics in first aid. train stresses the development of a desired proficiency or behavior through practice, discipline, and instruction: to train military recruits. educate stresses the development of reasoning and judgment; it often involves preparing a person for an occupation or for mature life: to educate the young.
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- academy - Came from Akademos, the man or demigod for whom Plato's garden, where he taught, was named.
- pedagogue - A Roman slave who took children to school and on outings, but also taught them—from Greek ped, "child," and agein, "to lead."
- recant - Can mean "sing again"; its usual meaning stresses the withdrawing or denying of something professed or taught.
- doctor, physician - Doctor is derived from Latin doctus, "having been taught; learned," from docere, "to teach"; physician comes from Latin physica, "natural science; physics."
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pret. pp. de to teach, enseñado.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
taughtpret & pp de teach
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.