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Definition 1: the profession of a teacher - [noun denoting act]

Samples where instruction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he prepared for teaching while still in college
  • pedagogy is recognized as an important profession

Synonyms for instruction in the sense of this definition

(instruction is a kind of ...) the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

(... is a kind of instruction ) teaching in an overly simplified way that discourages independent thought

(... is a kind of instruction ) teaching during sleep (as by using recordings to teach a foreign language to someone who is asleep)

(... is a kind of instruction ) a unit of instruction

"he took driving lessons"

(... is a kind of instruction ) teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)

(... is a kind of instruction ) teaching someone to accept doctrines uncritically

(... is a kind of instruction ) the act of teaching at school

(... is a kind of instruction ) teaching beginners to read

(... is a kind of instruction ) teaching people to speak and understand a foreign language

(... is a kind of instruction ) teaching religious principles by questions and answers

(... is a kind of instruction ) oral religious instruction (as before baptism or confirmation)

(... is a kind of instruction ) teaching by giving a discourse on some subject (typically to a class)

Definition 2: the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill - [noun denoting act]

Samples where instruction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he received no formal education
  • our instruction was carefully programmed
  • good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded

Synonyms for instruction in the sense of this definition

(instruction is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of instruction ) an educational plan in which students alternate between paid employment and formal study

(... is a kind of instruction ) a method of coordinated classroom teaching involving a team of teachers working together with a single group of students

(... is a kind of instruction ) education beyond the elementary grades; provided by a high school or college preparatory school

(... is a kind of instruction ) education provided by a college or university

(... is a kind of instruction ) educational activities not falling within the scope of the regular curriculum

(... is a kind of instruction ) an educational opportunity provided by colleges and universities to people who are not enrolled as regular students

(... is a kind of instruction ) education in elementary subjects (reading and writing and arithmetic) provided to young students at a grade school

(... is a kind of instruction ) education imparted in a series of lessons or meetings

"he took a course in basket weaving" "flirting is not unknown in college classes"

(... is a kind of instruction ) a program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time

(... is a kind of instruction ) education of men and women in the same institutions

(instruction is a part of ...) a task assigned for individual study

"he did the lesson for today"

(instruction is a part of ...) preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

(instruction is a part of ...) the part of a student's work that is done in the classroom

(instruction is a part of ...) a school task requiring considerable effort

(instruction is the domain which ... is member of) the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979

(instruction is the domain which ... is member of) (education) a program of education in liberal arts and sciences (usually in preparation for higher education)

(instruction is the domain which ... is member of) the gradual process of acquiring knowledge

"education is a preparation for life" "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"

(instruction is the domain which ... is member of) a system of evaluation based on awarding points according to rules

(instruction is the domain which ... is member of) the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

(instruction is the domain which ... is member of) a fee paid for instruction (especially for higher education)

"tuition and room and board were more than $25,000"

Definition 3: (computer science) a line of code written as part of a computer program - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for instruction in the sense of this definition

(instruction is a kind of ...) (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions

(... is a kind of instruction ) an instruction that interrupts the program being executed

"Pascal performs calls by simply giving the name of the routine to be executed"

(... is a kind of instruction ) commands that a user types in order to run an application

(... is a kind of instruction ) (computing) an instruction that connects one part of a program or an element on a list to another program or list

(... is a kind of instruction ) a single computer instruction that results in a series of instructions in machine language

(... is a kind of instruction ) an instruction that is either not recognized by an operating system or is in violation of the procedural rules

(... is a kind of instruction ) any instruction that works first one way and then the other; it turns something on the first time it is used and then turns it off the next time

(... is part of instruction) (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute

"the program required several hundred lines of code"

(instruction belongs to category ...) the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures

Definition 4: a message describing how something is to be done - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where instruction or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he gave directions faster than she could follow them

Synonyms for instruction in the sense of this definition

(instruction is a kind of ...) what a communication that is about something is about

(... is a kind of instruction ) editorial directions to be followed in spelling and punctuation and capitalization and typographical display

(... is a kind of instruction ) an instruction written as part of the script of a play

(... is a kind of instruction ) directions that define the way a game or sport is to be conducted

"he knew the rules of chess"

(... is a kind of instruction ) directions for making something

(... is a kind of instruction ) directions prescribed beforehand; the action of prescribing authoritative rules or directions

"I tried to follow her prescription for success"

(... is a kind of instruction ) detailed stylistic instructions for typesetting something that is to be printed; manual markup is usually written on the copy (e.g. underlining words that are to be set in italics)

(... is a kind of instruction ) written directions for finding some location; written on letters or packages that are to be delivered to that location

(... is a kind of instruction ) incorrect directions or instructions

(... is a kind of instruction ) directions for the conduct of Christian church services (often printed in red in a prayer book)

(... is a kind of instruction ) prescribed guide for conduct or action

(... is a kind of instruction ) any one of a systematic body of regulations defining the way of life of members of a religious order

"the rule of St. Dominic"

(... is a kind of instruction ) a computer user's instruction (not part of a program) that calls for action by the computer's executive program

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