taught(redirected from taughtly)
past tense of teach: He taught me to sing.
Not to be confused with:
taut – trim; tidy; tense: She speaks in short, taut sentences.
Past tense and past participle of teach.
the past tense and past participle of teach
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.
Edward ( “Blackbeard” ), died 1718, English pirate and privateer in the Americas.
- 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."
pret. pp. de to teach, enseñado.