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

However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?