|1.||[ verb ] (education) impart skills or knowledge to|
"I taught them French" "He instructed me in building a boat"
|Related terms:||inform train lecture coach condition tutor enlighten ground reinforce indoctrinate unteach induct catechize drill catechize unteach mentor spoonfeed teacher education teacher learn|
|2.||[ verb ] accustom gradually to some action or attitude|
"The child is taught to obey her parents"
|Related terms:||habituate teacher|
|3.||[ noun ] (law,criminal law) an English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)|
|Synonyms:||Thatch Edward_Thatch Blackbeard Edward_Teach|