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taught

 (tôt)
v.
Past tense and past participle of teach.

taught

(tɔːt)
vb
the past tense and past participle of teach

teach

(titʃ)

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.

Teach

(titʃ)

n.
Edward ( “Blackbeard” ), died 1718, English pirate and privateer in the Americas.

taught

  • 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."
Translations

taught

pret. pp. de to teach, enseñado.

taught

pret & pp de teach
References in classic literature ?
This Dialogue begins abruptly with a question of Meno, who asks, 'whether virtue can be taught.
He will assume that if virtue is knowledge, then virtue can be taught.
Then Wyclif was expelled from the University, but still not silenced, for he went into the country and there wrote and taught.
It is evident that what is necessary ought to be taught to all: but that which is necessary for one is not necessary for all; for there ought to be a distinction between the employment of a freeman and a slave.
With you, children are taught to honour their parents; with us -- next to the Circles, who are the chief object of universal homage -- a man is taught to honour his Grandson, if he has one; or, if not, his Son.
The consequence was that they were no longer taught to read, nor even to master Arithmetic enough to enable them to count the angles of their husband or children; and hence they sensibly declined during each generation in intellectual power.
First of all Jerry learned a new name for himself, which was Bao, and he was taught to respond to it from an ever-increasing distance no matter how softly it was uttered, and Nalasu continued to utter it more softly until it no longer was a spoken word, but a whisper.
Hours at a time, sitting by Nalasu or standing apart from him, he was taught to catch the slightest sounds or rustlings from the bush.
Handicrafts were taught in the days of slavery on most well-managed plantations.
A SHEPHERD once found the whelp of a Wolf and brought it up, and after a while taught it to steal lambs from the neighboring flocks.
Well, I'm sure I was considered a bright girl at school, and learned everything I was taught.
Writing and accounts she was taught by her father; French by her mother: her proficiency in either was not remarkable, and she shirked her lessons in both whenever she could.