Associations to the word «Instruct»


INSTRUCT, verb. (transitive) to teach by giving instructions
INSTRUCT, verb. (transitive) to direct; to order (usage note: "instruct" is less forceful than "order", but weightier than "advise")
INSTRUCT, noun. (obsolete) instruction
INSTRUCT, adjective. (obsolete) arranged; furnished; provided
INSTRUCT, adjective. (obsolete) instructed; taught; enlightened

Dictionary definition

INSTRUCT, verb. Impart skills or knowledge to; "I taught them French"; "He instructed me in building a boat".
INSTRUCT, verb. Give instructions or directions for some task; "She instructed the students to work on their pronunciation".
INSTRUCT, verb. Make aware of; "Have the students been apprised of the tuition hike?".

Wise words

Men govern nothing with more difficulty than their tongues, and can moderate their desires more than their words.
Baruch Spinoza